low keyed tree

“When the orbits of these two satellites of ours happened to cross paths, we could be together. Maybe even open our hearts to each other. But that was only for the briefest moment. In the next instant we’d be in absolute solitude. Until we burned up and became nothing.” 
― Haruki Murakami

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(tree, all low keyed up and waiting for me in a forest near tervuren…)

(for Imagecraft Bootcamp — Low Key Images, by Mitch and Lucile)

(also for Lucile’s photo 101 rehab)

*shot with nikon d700 and nikkor 70-200mm f/4 lens at ISO220, 1/125s and f/4, absolutely not a single edit, serendipity*

low keyed horse

“horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people ” 
― w.c. fields

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(miles away from where you are)

(for Imagecraft Bootcamp — Low Key Images, by Mitch and Lucile)

(also for Lucile’s photo 101 rehab)

*shot with nikon d700 and nikkor 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO200, 1/8000s and f/2.5, edited in lightroom cc and DXO Film Pack 4, no horses were harmed during the course of this edit*

high keyed handlebars

“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.”
― Ernest Hemingway

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(birminghamstraat, molenbeek)

(for Imagecraft Bootcamp — Intro and First Challenge, by Mitch and Lucile)

(also for Lucile’s photo 101 rehab)

*shot with nikon d700 and nikkor 16-35mm f/4 lens at IS)200, 35mm, 1/250s and f/4.5, edited in lightroom cc*