|Message from Bart Aldrich
NOTE: With a three week trip to Italy nearing and after twenty-five years shooting with Nikon film and DSLR's, I've traded in all of my heavy full-frame gear and replaced it with new, lighter 24MP Fujifilm X-Pro2 mirrorless body.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 24 MP mirrorless body
Fujinon XF 35mm f/2 R WR Lens
Fujinon XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR Lens
Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS Lens for Fujifilm X
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THANK YOU FOR VISITING MY GALLERIES!
- My main photographic interests are travel, landscapes and people, but I also create abstracts with my images.
- Feel free to comment and vote for images or galleries that you like.
SOME FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHY & TRAVEL QUOTES:
You might be a photographer when you won't even share a cell phone pic before you edit it.
“The Earth is Art, The Photographer is only a Witness ” - Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Earth from Above
“Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter.” - Ansel Adams
“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” - Marc Riboud
Your camera takes nice pictures. Thanks! I taught it everything it knows.
It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary. - David Bailey
“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. -; Dorothea Lange
Yes I do know that my watermark in the middle of my picture makes it harder for you to crop out.
“To the complaint, 'There are no people in these photographs,' I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer.” - Ansel Adams
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” - Dr. Seuss
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” - Jim Henson
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!
“I'm not afraid of death; I just don't want to be there when it happens.” - Woody Allen