|The Winter Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia|
Copyright, Jim LaneThe paintings often differ considerably from the photos
especially as to color.
|What not to shoot in London.|
|This is the type of work which separates the amateur|
artist from the professional.
Copyright, Jim LaneNever pass up flowers or local ambience.
Copyright, Jim LaneMurano glass in the form of masks, two of the most
colorful symbols of Venice Italy.
Copyright, Jim LaneSelecting and composing is a learned art.
Color is but one component in the process.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe symbol of the city.
Copyright, Jim LaneAn artist at Eze.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe leading lady of the
French flea market.
Copyright, Jim LaneThis hardworking painter was, I believe, in Venice,
probably a descendant of Canaletto.
Copyright, Jim LaneA Venetian panorama from our balcony with the ship "flying bridge"
and the tour boat adding scale and depth to a scene virtually
unobtainable from any other platform.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe rocky foreground frames the lower part of the scene, while the
overhanging tree frames the top, drawing the eye to the tiny center
of interest in the middle. It was a hot day. I was tempted to join them.
Copyright, Jim LaneA villa atrium in Pompeii. Rendering perspective in a painting
is far less difficult than using it to compose a photo, especially
when the main center of interest is in the foreground.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe digital source photos.
Copyright, Jim LaneThe city of Venice is in the distant background.
|The Memphis, Tennessee skyline. Shooting at|
night is a great way to capture nuances not
seen during the day. Smartphones now
make it easy.
Copyright, Jim LaneBugs on the sidewalk? No, baggage
carts waiting to come aboard the
Grandeur of the Seas in Barcelona.