Showing posts with label Wheels. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Wheels. Show all posts

Monday, March 3, 2014

Choose a Favorite - Day 62 #CY365

Today's challenge was to choose a favorite color. My favorite color is red but I thought I try a little color theory with today's photo. I formed a color wheel using my grandson's crayons. The arrangement of the colors around the wheel help define both complimentary and analogous colors. Complementary colors can be found by choosing any color around the wheel and then looking straight across the wheel. For red the complimentary color is green, think Christmas. Yellow's complimentary color is violet and blue's is orange. Analogous colors are those on either side of main color. In the case of red, it's red orange and red violet. A color wheel is a very useful tool for decorators, artists, photographers and even a guy when picking a tie or socks to match that shirt. Canon 5D Mark II, 1/500 sec @ f/8.0, ISO 800, 100mm macro, LED ring light and two LED litepanels.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010


- I love when something is totally unexpected. This bicycle with its white frame and bright green wheel rims was one of those. The colors were just unexpected. Also note that the chain is the same green. Canon 40D, 1/250 sec @ f/10, ISO 200.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Navy Wheel

From Chicago
I made this picture on a trip to Chicago in September 2004. This is the Ferris wheel at the Navy Pier on Chicago's downtown waterfront at twilight. Pentax Optio S4, 1/80 sec @ f/2.6, ISO 100.

Monday, October 5, 2009

278 - Fire Wheel

From 365 Project
This fire valve was made by Giacomini in Italy but is inscribed with the word "open" in English. I wonder if they make the wheels in different languages? Canon G10, 1/20 sec @ f/2.8, ISO 200.