Pictures at an Exhibition – Nassau County Courthouse

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It’s one of my most photographed spots in our historic district – the Nassau County Courthouse. I’ve been honored to have my award-winning photograph hang “forever” inside the courthouse along with about fifty others as part of an exhibition of images and paintings of our beloved landmark. Each image was personally selected by the Honorable Judge Robert M. Foster, Chief Judge of the Fourth Circuit Court here in Nassau County (Florida).

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‘On the Courthouse Steps’ – June 2018

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One of the many images of our historic courthouse that I’ve taken over the years.

Thanks for stopping by and many thanks to Judge Foster! – Chris

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bending light with a mirror lens

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Canon FD 500mm f8 Reflex lens with Fujifilm X-A10 – manipulating the light through movement – f8 at 1/320 at ISO 1250

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The gear – Canon FD 500mm f8 Reflex lens mounted to my Fujifilm X-A10

Thanks for stopping by! – Chris

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Looking Up

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Image 1 – Amelia Island airport terminal skylight

Image 2 – Avenues Mall (Jacksonville) dome

Thanks for stopping by! – Chris

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Happy Saturday! Welcome to Amelia Island

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Our new airport terminal building is now “officially” open.

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It’s been fun documenting the construction of this building starting back in early January of this year (2018). I think that all involved did an outstanding job.

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The Corsair has landed!

Thanks for stopping by! – Chris

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Structure 2.0

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As a long time film photographer, I’m still blown away by the capabilities of camera phones – a term I use since my phone takes a majority of the images I take on a daily basis. This shot, taken with my Samsung Galaxy S8+ pressed against the glass wall of the terminal building, would have been extremely difficult to capture with my Canon F-1 and film back in the day. In fact, since the phone excels with these complicated exposures I often find that I have little to no post-production to finalize the image. Look at this image closely – it has at least three different types of lighting present and each is rendered correctly. The autofocus on the phone wasn’t fazed by the glass and kept everything in focus with excellent depth-of-field – amazing!

Thanks for stopping by! – Chris