Staying in focus: Neil de Boer
I was interviewed by the Red leather booth Blog. If you are interested in the arts and culture of Waterloo Region you should follow Jude’s blog!
Chemtura in Elmira, Ontario, by Neil de Boer
Neil de Boer of St. Jacobs is rarely found without his camera, and is always on the lookout for an unusual object or a unique perspective to photograph. “I often go out looking for patterns, interesting lines or things that catch my eye,” he says. “I use software to track the sun, to tell me when the sunset will line up with an interesting location and I make sure I’m there, camera in hand.”
Landscapes, architecture and artifacts are the things that capture his attention. “A landscape with an interesting foreground, buildings with bold lines or in disrepair or an object that tells a story of a forgotten time, combined with a rust or peeling paint, will get my attention every time,” says Neil.
Neil is a passionate photographer who uses technology to his creative advantage…
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Neil, good article and congrats.
Hey, what software do you use to track the sun’s movements?
February 15, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Thanks! The software is called the photographers ephemeris http://Www.photoephemeris.com . The desktop version is free.
February 16, 2014 at 9:08 am