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Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Bob, Stunning! Among other things,...

Hi, Bob,



Stunning! Among other things, there is a wonderful crispness to these images (and those of the previous set as well).

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 464
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Bob, I for one don't find them...

Hi, Bob,



I for one don't find them "awkward" at all. Of course they are different from most images we see here of similar subjects.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 464
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Bob, And, they were taken through...

Hi, Bob,



And, they were taken through a near infra-red filter with a cutoff at 830 nm.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 13th, 2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 464
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Bob, Welcome aboard. These...

Hi, Bob,

Welcome aboard.



These are all fabulous.

Often when I see "overprocessed" shots, I will poke fun at them, saying, "That almost looks like a photograph."
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. February 21st, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Michael, Another beautiful work,...

Hi, Michael,


Another beautiful work, really stunning.

It especially resonates with me as I grew up in Cleveland, and lake freighters were an important part of our milieu. One of my best chums...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 3rd, 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,580
Posted By Doug Kerr
Mike, Asher, All well said! ...

Mike, Asher,





All well said!

Best regards,
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 30th, 2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Well, everything has to be...

Hi, Asher,



Well, everything has to be someplace.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 30th, 2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Sounds like a rather nicer...

Hi, Asher,



Sounds like a rather nicer arrangement.

So is the "ground", in which the concrete foundation will be, the roof of the parking structure? Or are we talking about a different site?...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 27th, 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, A really nice addition. ...

Hi, Asher,



A really nice addition.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 25th, 2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, Indeed. Canton. Thanks. ...

Hi, Tom,



Indeed. Canton.

Thanks.

Best regards,
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 25th, 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Yes, a well-respected...

Hi, Asher,



Yes, a well-respected manufacturer in the bearing field (founded and I believe still headquartered in Sweden).

It was largely their preeminence in the ball bearing field (coming...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 25th, 2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Thank you for those lovely...

Hi, Asher,

Thank you for those lovely drawings,

The tapered roller bearing (I must point out that one time the preeminent manufacturer of those was headquartered in my home state of Ohio) is a...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 24th, 2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, All well done, with a...

Hi, Asher,



All well done, with a wonderful result.

Given that there is no anchoring to the surface below, I gather it is the weight of the concrete pot plus the steel base plate, working...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 23rd, 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Oh, that is just thrilling. I am...

Hi, Asher,

Oh, that is just thrilling. I am so proud of you for this extraordinary accomplishment.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art December 21st, 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Documentary - The Making Of: "Puff of Wind Sculpture"
Views: 2,809
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Wondrous! Best regards, ...

Hi, Asher,

Wondrous!

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art November 8th, 2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,499
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, I am of course disappointed that...

Hi, Asher,

I am of course disappointed that your submission did not win the competition.


Not a sign of delusion at all. Most importantly, the real accomplishment in writing an article -...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. August 10th, 2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By Doug Kerr
http://dougkerr.net/images/general/6_vs_9-01.jpg ...

http://dougkerr.net/images/general/6_vs_9-01.jpg

The machinist's way

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 27th, 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By Doug Kerr
Purported to be Kristina Basham: ...

Purported to be Kristina Basham:

https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/3484e17f/dms3rep/multi/desktop/IMG_5006-682x1024.JPG

Presented for identification purposes only.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art January 5th, 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,000
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, My greatest congratulations on...

Hi, Asher,

My greatest congratulations on this accomplishment.

Works that incorporate both "artistic" and "engineering" aspects, and of course their interaction, are among the most worthwhile...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 3rd, 2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, An early example, when...

Hi, Asher,



An early example, when Julia was perhaps 7 months old or so, was when her mother brought her to our home for a visit. We didn't have much in the way of toys, so I went into the...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 1st, 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, My only biological grandchild is...

Hi, Asher,

My only biological grandchild is my eldest daughter's daughter, born in 1994.

I was in my daughter's hospital room just shortly after the birth when a nurse brought the baby into the...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 13th, 2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, Indeed! Best regards, ...

Hi, Tom,



Indeed!

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 13th, 2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, Oh, I had (incorrectly)...

Hi, Tom,



Oh, I had (incorrectly) thought from the shape of the plug cap that this was the Australian style.

But of course there was no switch on the receptacle (which I understand is always...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 13th, 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, Always nice to "see" the...

Hi, Tom,



Always nice to "see" the almost unique Australian receptacle design, and the effect it has on the shape of the plug caps.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 4th, 2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,973
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, My first ever trip to Europe...

Hi, Tom,



My first ever trip to Europe (probably in about 1965) was to Zurich, to attend a conference on air transport telecommunication. I found Zurich to be charming, clean, well-organized,...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 3rd, 2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,973
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Andy, Well said. Best...

Hi, Andy,



Well said.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 3rd, 2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,627
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Jerome, This interesting passage...

Hi, Jerome,



This interesting passage appeared in a recent article in the online Huffington Post (editorial comments mine):

"One thing thatís been interesting this entire campaign season to...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,973
Posted By Doug Kerr
We pay a price for everything we get. In...

We pay a price for everything we get.

In some cases it is exacted on the "wrapper" - for some tasty and nourishing breakfast cereal, perhaps the manufacturer's exaggerated claims on the box, or...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs November 29th, 2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,973
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, So glad to see you back, you...

Hi, Tom,

So glad to see you back, you insufferable. . .

Wonderful images, very interesting thoughts.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 15th, 2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Dunno about that. ...

Hi, Asher,



Dunno about that.



No. I don't know much about that. I will perhaps poke around in that area.
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 15th, 2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Well, the distance from the...

Hi, Asher,



Well, the distance from the sun to the moon does vary, cyclically. Considering when the moon is in the "full moon" phase (when we see essentially its full disk), its distance from...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 15th, 2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,982
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi Asher, Indeed. While the...

Hi Asher,



Indeed.

While the subject of the "supermoon" is up, let me put on my photometric hat and point out a serious flaw is the commonly-reported description of this phenomenon.

It is...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 12th, 2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Doug Kerr
Good grief! I just realized that I was careless...

Good grief! I just realized that I was careless in reading this thread and I thought it was about a third elephant in images.

Still, that could add a lot.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art October 11th, 2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,000
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Yes, of course. ...

Hi, Asher,



Yes, of course.



I thought that might be the case.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art October 11th, 2016, 07:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,000
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Those are all just...

Hi, Asher,



Those are all just beautiful, and wondrous.

As seen here:
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art October 10th, 2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,000
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, That is just exquisite! ...

Hi, Asher,



That is just exquisite!

We are so pleased that you beat The Grim Reaper, not just so you could complete "Puff of Wind". But, that having been said, we're so glad it was able to...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 3rd, 2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, I may try and respond to...

Hi, Asher,



I may try and respond to your question if I can figure out how to parse it.

But Siri's failings as a copy editor notwithstanding, this topic you raise is of great interest, and...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, Thank you. Best regards,...

Hi, Tom,



Thank you.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 4th, 2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Tom, I used to be a saint, when I...

Hi, Tom,



I used to be a saint, when I was an Episcopalian, but I gave that up.

Best regards,

Doug
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art July 11th, 2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,000
Posted By Doug Kerr
Hi, Asher, Well, the home of the ball...

Hi, Asher,



Well, the home of the ball bearing!



This is all just thrilling! I am so proud of all your work on so many fronts of this project.
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