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Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 16th, 2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Asher Kelman
Wonderful article. Can we be proud? Well I am...

Wonderful article. Can we be proud? Well I am already boasting on your behalf.

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography November 15th, 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 45
Posted By Asher Kelman
This could be used in building construction to...

This could be used in building construction to discern material switching or some defects perhaps!

Already it is used in looking for infestations or diseas and ripening in crops!

Asher
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 1st, 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Asher Kelman
For me, privately shown art is very different...

For me, privately shown art is very different than that for the public space.

In private, we a ethnically proud of our heritage, religious or not and to different extent comfortable with the human...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 1st, 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Asher Kelman
What stimulates me to create: I am greedy for...

What stimulates me to create: I am greedy for beauty, a butterfly that flutters past, an autumn sienna leaf swirled away by rainwater, a father, (daughter on his shoulders), vanishing in a crowd, the...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 1st, 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Asher Kelman
The Origin and drive behind Art

"What is art?" might be the essential start to looking at inspiration and forces that guide each of us on our "Journeys to the Masterpiece".

My own working concept is that



Art is an...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 24th, 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Asher Kelman
Especially the second picture is atmospheric and...

Especially the second picture is atmospheric and otherworldly in a pleasant mind opening way!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 24th, 2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Asher Kelman
Klaus, I have been reading up a lot! Insects...

Klaus,

I have been reading up a lot! Insects have s great capability of perceiving specific degrees of rotation or spiral continuous rotation, separately from color! That is amazing!

They use...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography October 23rd, 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By Asher Kelman
Beautiful! Now Klaus, Have you also...

Beautiful!

Now Klaus,

Have you also looked into any polarization effects? Can insects detect rotation on UV energies or onlybin the visible spectrum?

How would you find out?

What would...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs October 22nd, 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By Asher Kelman
Per, I am so impressed. I would love to see...

Per,

I am so impressed. I would love to see the detail and how Pelle approached the abstraction!

Are there more pictures from the exhibition?

Do we get to listen to the music?

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 26th, 2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Steve, But why are these various different...

Steve,

But why are these various different “UV” filters used? Artistic photography, multispectral analysis of crops, archaeology, military intelligence or what?

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 26th, 2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Steve, Can you explain why the filter is...

Steve,

Can you explain why the filter is being used in these 4 pictures? What needs to be shown that the filters help show?

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 26th, 2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
I really enjoy details about your flowers and the...

I really enjoy details about your flowers and the filters you use or might design.Allow me to discuss OPF philosophy on exactness and truth! One can jump to the last few sentences, below, 🐝 🐝 to get...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 22nd, 2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Thanks Reed for the interesting picture that...

Thanks Reed for the interesting picture that initiated this discussion. Thanks Steve and Klaus for expanding on Reed’s useful information on UV filters.

Altogether, you guys have added a major...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 17th, 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Steve, I am persuaded that any way folk...

Steve,

I am persuaded that any way folk present is fine as there’s a wish to pick favorites and comment on the group.

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 17th, 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Steve, For Bob’s wonderful bird pictures,...

Steve,

For Bob’s wonderful bird pictures, they tell a story and a sequence is great. The pictures are each exceptional but not intense as the IR pictures. For many street series’s too, we can see...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 17th, 2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Steve, Everyone has their own approaches. I...

Steve,

Everyone has their own approaches. I respect you liking the pictures having neighbors. I also like that in a series about something like a rally, a parade or a busy street.

Still, I...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 16th, 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
I like to give my full attention to your...

I like to give my full attention to your photographs, each on its own!

That’s what they deserve!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 16th, 2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Bob, The pleasure from contemplating a well...

Bob,

The pleasure from contemplating a well planned and executed work of art is the reward you give us in taking your time.

One can only enjoy one great French wine at a time, one Kubrick movie...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
So tell me Bob, Do you see any emotional...

So tell me Bob,

Do you see any emotional benefit or enhanced experience in how I have presented your pictures isolated, compared to showing 3, one on top of the other?

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Your IR pictures are not “”Awkward”, far from it,...

Your IR pictures are not “”Awkward”, far from it, they are well balanced, self assured to the nth and totally balanced.

UV insect vision might appear awkward as it provides color patterns we never...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Asher Kelman
One cannot but admit these are impressive. ...

One cannot but admit these are impressive.

Is there a market for such images or is this just for showing capabilities of such IR filters.

I am not sure how this should be presented. Have you...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 15th, 2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Asher Kelman
Bob, It’s far easier on the eye to see just...

Bob,

It’s far easier on the eye to see just one such intense image surrounded by adequate white space!
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 9th, 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Asher Kelman
Bob, These are impressive in B&W. ...

Bob,

These are impressive in B&W.


Nikon D800M,Noflexar 35mm f/3.5, Baader U
1/50s f/8 at 35.0mm iso2000


http://www.pbase.com/bobfriedman/image/168017846/original.jpg
Forum: Interactive Artist Showcase August 18th, 2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Exhibition Quality Pictures for Discussion and Questions: OPF Gallery One, "By Appointment only"
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Posted By Asher Kelman
Yes, one photograph about 11 months ago and a...

Yes, one photograph about 11 months ago and a second 3 months ago.

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 13th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Thanks for the info. I found that site, but I am...

Thanks for the info. I found that site, but I am unfamiliar with her work.

Is there somewhere a list of non specialist lenses suitable for your filters?

Also, do you similarly design IR...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 13th, 2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Hmm, I have to check! I may have that lens! ...

Hmm, I have to check! I may have that lens!

Tell us about your UV filter production, seems interesting and useful!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 12th, 2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,179
Posted By Asher Kelman
Explain to me how sufficient UV light gets into...

Explain to me how sufficient UV light gets into the camera! Do you have a special quartz optic?

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Asher Kelman
It looks like you chose the second of the...

It looks like you chose the second of the examples you referenced. I like that balance as one doesn’t want the bg too harsh or too soft!

BRW, “contra lucem” is a term more associated with...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Asher Kelman
Makes sense! I was thinking you had such a...

Makes sense! I was thinking you had such a perfect sense of 3D space like a real predator!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography August 9th, 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Asher Kelman
Are you using a tripod to get such seemingly...

Are you using a tripod to get such seemingly reproducible framing?

If it’s handheld, you are a wizard!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 19th, 2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Asher Kelman
It’s the bg swirl! Was it sharpened? I...

It’s the bg swirl!

Was it sharpened?

I am wondering how it would look untouched by edge enhancement!

Asher
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art July 18th, 2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,660
Posted By Asher Kelman
Peter, What a delightful set of...

Peter,

What a delightful set of inspirational connections you have made. Liberman’s oblique slices of giant diameter steel tubes is a simple but powerful approach to creating impressive,...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art July 18th, 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,660
Posted By Asher Kelman
Phil, I am thrilled that you made that...

Phil,

I am thrilled that you made that connection. I had never heard of this previously.

What is beyond amazing is that I have been working for the past week on a variation of my curves tube...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 18th, 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Asher Kelman
Interesting “Petzval” skin textured “Bokeh”! ...

Interesting “Petzval” skin textured “Bokeh”!

I like this adventure.

How was it before sharpening?

Now how about taking pictures in a garden across the road in visible light!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 16th, 2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By Asher Kelman
I must commend the picture from “human vision” as...

I must commend the picture from “human vision” as it is subtle, like a slight wink as girl gives when her boyfriend is looking the other way 🌹!

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 16th, 2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
The value of knowing what exactly the extent and...

The value of knowing what exactly the extent and cause of the pressure on nerves is utmost.

No consideration of treatments should be done before this first stage.

Osteopathy is a holdover from...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
Especially advantageous for demonstrating nerve...

Especially advantageous for demonstrating nerve compression! But MRI has new contrast agents and could today be better. I would try to talk to the head of Neuroradiology at the Medical University...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
I meant a CT scan with contrast and further dye...

I meant a CT scan with contrast and further dye in the intrathecal space.

Asher
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 14th, 2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
As to compression of nerves, the presentation as...

As to compression of nerves, the presentation as CT “slices” should be enough to show whether or not the nerves were compromised by the bone!

You might need the study repeated with intrathecal...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 14th, 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
Fabulous new picture! BTW, the early...

Fabulous new picture!

BTW, the early photographers didn’t need glass lenses either, just the classical pinhole.

The X-ray beam going through the body is akin to sunlight going through a...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 13th, 2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By Asher Kelman
Excellent picture, Jerome and I hope whatever...

Excellent picture, Jerome and I hope whatever reason you had for the CT scan proves trivial and transient! Wish you a full recovery!

This is true photography as it’s writing with light, not much...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. July 3rd, 2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By Asher Kelman
That’s the goal, James, but we do not have full...

That’s the goal, James, but we do not have full control of the sunset light nor a child’s innate personality.

One cannot go to a prison yard where there’s racism, ranks and bullying and provide a...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. July 3rd, 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,258
Posted By Asher Kelman
I understand the feelings of carrying around a...

I understand the feelings of carrying around a bundle of art that we treasure but have not as yet launched to the public consciousness. It’s a huge challenge.

3 years ago I embarked on a new...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography June 26th, 2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Asher Kelman
Bravo, Klaus, A beautiful result with...

Bravo, Klaus,

A beautiful result with wonderful highlights of silver dust painted by a fine bristle brush of deft angels!

At last, the insect princesses with UV si ul aged vision have a really...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs June 23rd, 2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 746
Posted By Asher Kelman
Beautiful! I admire Louis Armstrong and am...

Beautiful!

I admire Louis Armstrong and am so pleased for you to bring us these images.

We celebrated the Black musician but haven't respected the Black American!

Asher
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