GT Cooper Photography

GT Cooper

Northern Virginia & Colorado
Canon | GoPro | iPhoneography
Imperfect | Impermanent | Incomplete

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” ~ Oscar Wilde


91 Days through Autumn

  • Flight of the Geese

    approaching winter geese head south with phases of flight can we follow Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/.8L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2014_12_07_26447 - Canada Geese in Colorado (77/91)

  • Of Time

    sound of grasses through the wind dances of tails foundations to a fence permanent to impermanent Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-12-07-EOS-9374 - Manassas Battlefield, Virginia (76/91)

  • Dream Haze

    from a dream wakened by sunrise what will fallow iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.2.3 2018-12-06-iOS-IMG_0805 (75/91)

  • Similaire

    side by side collectively similar imperfect pattern iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.2.3 for Mac 2018-12-05-iOS-IMG_0795 - Cashews (74/91)

  • Only the Sound of Ghosts Remain

    abandoned rubber factory windows into and around history haunting sounds of the past once a livelihood all but ghosts remained Canon EOS M; Canon 18-55mm; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2013-12-04-EOS-21097 - Gates Rubber Factory, Denver, Colorado (73/91)

  • Firmare

    settled crops produce routine settled hard life rewarding life Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2012-12-03-EOS-5409 (72/91)

  • Of Other Things

    imperfect in color and shape takes form within the shades and lines Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 & Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Gaussian blur; High Pass Filter blended in Linear Light; Black and White Conversian; Denoise; then added Noise. 2018-12-02-EOS-9370 (71/91)

  • Orange Sunset

    western sunset orange burst of color day’s celebration Canon EOS M; Canon 18-55mm; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2013-12-01-EOS-21060 - Denver, Colorado (70/91)

  • Fly the Creative Coop

    evening book reading recharge inspiration iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-30-iOS-IMG_0774 (69/91)

  • Æppel

    an apple red in color round in black and white iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-29-iOS-IMG_0765 (68/91)

  • Captivating

    purple chaos random dances yet captivating charming iPhone 6s; Ollōclip 10x Macro; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-28-iOS-IMG_0763 (67/91)

  • Labrador

    quiet gentle content inspirational mindful companion loyal iPad Pro; Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-27-iOS-IMG_E0033 (66/91)

  • Optimisme

    morning rain - gravel parking lot mud and puddles within a mess - reflection of trees symbols of things - deeper meanings reminder of optimism just on the surface Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer with Linear Light Blending Painted over the trees; HSL Adjustment; Converted to Black and White; Entire Image rotated rightsize up. 2018-11-26-EOS-9366 - Autumn Trees Reflected in a Parking Lot Mud Puddle (65/91)

  • Reeds in the Wind

    woke up from a dream the great fire in the sky hesitant and unclear a single thought clarified it is reality versus fantasy Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 28-105mm f/4.0L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Focal point was single grass in foreground; Aperture f/4 2018-11-25-EOS-9343 - Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia (64/91)

  • Haunting

    as if knowing it returns a gaze a witness Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo for Mac 1.6.7 - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer with Linear Light Blending; Water Droplet Masked; background layer HSL adjustment then converted to Black and White; Water Droplet HSL adjustment. 2018-11-24-EOS-9313-2 - Sunflower with single water droplet. (63/91)

  • Exspectare

    inverted the opposite of the expected of the known focuses the lines and shapes Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo for Mac 1.6.7 - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer; Black & White Conversion; then entire image Color Inverted. 2018-11-23-G10-IMG_0211 (62/91)

  • Nomads

    nomads with the wind like settlers westward staking claim to the unknown homesteads Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/ for iPad Pro - Gaussian Blur Layer; High Pass Filter Layer; Inverted with a couple of other adjustment tweaks. 2018-11-22-EOS-9305 - seed pods (61/91)

  • Window of Vulnerability

    glass missing - window cracked open - abandoned view into a previous life ghosts of voices and work reminder that nothing is forever nature will reclaim Canon EOS M; Canon EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2013_11_21_20931 - Throwback five years in Arthurdale, West Virginia (60/91)

  • Evolutions of Elegance

    freshness fades paradigm of acceptance second bloom in age winsomeness of the imperfect Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 -- faded bouquet heavily adjusted to emphasize imperfection through more abstract shapes with blown out colors than clear lines 2018-11-20-G10-IMG_0155 (59/91)

  • Piete

    as if painted blooms through white dreams rare mystery royal iPhone 6s; Ōlloclip 10x Macro Lens; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-19-iOS-IMG_0724 (58/91)

  • Westward Loft

    throw back in time eight years before trip west foreshadowing serendipity return to a beginning iPhone 4; Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2010_11_18 3560 - Rocky Mountains (57/91)

  • Hazy Dreams

    small flowers shades of grey shapes dominate through the noise imperfect iPhone 6s; Ōlloclip 10x Macro Lens; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-17-iOS-IMG_0694 (56/91)

  • Day's End

    evening sun twilight sketch of autumn trees temperature of November scuffle of lazy leaves day's end before darkness Canon PowerShot G10 Manual Mode; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-16-G10-IMG_0139 - Bristow, Virginia Sunset (55/91)

  • First Snow

    earlier than before ice, snow and rain shared seasons Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-15-G10-IMG_0077 - First Snow Clematis (54/91)

  • Fall to Grace

    life radiates from the center fades at the extremes falls to grace Canon EOS M: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-28-EOS-9145 (53/91)

  • Window's Shine

    shining glow snow covered hills window's light swift watered dreams Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-11-G10-IMG_0006 (52/91)

  • Distorted

    past the bloom memories fade remembrance distorted yesterday's shadow forgotten iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Liquify Persona 2018-10-30-iOS-IMG_0584 - Yellow Rose (51/91)

  • Without Color - Dances

    cut during the freeze they lost their radiance still beauty without color dances Canon PowerShot G10; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-11-G10-IMG_0028 - Heavy Freeze Dahlias (50/91)

  • Chilled to the Marrow

    first hard freeze well before midnight cracks in the ice burning--the blooms are done iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.7 2018-11-11-iOS-IMG_0673 - Leaf & Ice (49/91)

  • Cobra Pose

    fallen leaf stretches for the sun perseveres Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-09-EOS-9288 (48/91)

  • Second and Last Spring

    spring trees burst with color last celebration of the year autumn's fanfare to winter iPhone 6s; Image Post in Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2015_10_31_IMG_3766 - West Virginia - throwback to 2015 (47/91)

  • Badlands

    too often looked past wasteland of the unwanted curiosity brings a story iPhone 6s; Ollōclip 15x Macro Lens; RAW Image Post in Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-07-iOS-IMG_0655 - Backside of a Coronado Sand Dollar (46/91)

  • Leaf Confetti

    leaf confetti graces my walk floating an autumn shower iPhone 6s; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-06-iOS-IMG_0636 (45/91)

  • Introversion

    abstract what is - is not imagination - illusion subconscious existing only within thought iPhone 6s; Ollōclip 15x Macro; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-05-iOS-IMG_0629 - Version 2 - Carapace Shell (44/91)

  • Leaf Sailing

    random leaves float in water gentle breeze sensations of and for autumn Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105 mm f/4.0L; Polarizer and Intensifier Filters; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-04-EOS-9267 (43/91)

  • Dead Tree Fungus

    among the dead and dying transformation to new continuation in another form Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105 mm f/4.0L; Polarizer and Intensifier Filters; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 2018-11-04-EOS-9265 (42/91)

  • Whither

    much more that meets the eye imagination and portrayals whither Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-04-EOS-9251 (41/91)

  • Autumn Patterns

    autumn mum bloom acorn shell random chance an arrangement new patterns Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-11-01-EOS-9243 (40/91)

  • Purple Finale

    random purple mix confused shades and patterns summers finale Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-31-EOS-9170 (39/91)

  • Beyond then Forgotten

    there is the beauty of the rose then the fading of color and shape often discarded thought to be beyond its time do we truly remember beyond one's self iPhone 6s; Ollōclip 15x Macro Lens; Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Intensify 1.6.7 2018-10-30-iOS-IMG_0592 - Yellow Rose (38/91)

  • Worlds within Worlds

    look closer within the life of a leaf stories reflections of community organization with imagination places on a map an island Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L: RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-29-EOS-9152 (37/91)

  • Effervescence

    radiant energy lengthens the shortening days colors with effervescence Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-28-EOS-9145 - Dahlia (36/91)

  • Confectum Aker

    every other year they clatter around the house nature's autumn confetti nuts squirrel food Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-27-EOS-9116 - Acorns (35/91)

  • Meander by Road

    wandering path more traveled less noticed the journey iPhone 6s Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 2018-10-26-iOS-IMG_0573 - Northern Virginia (34/91)

  • Stopping in the Journey

    leading lines distance here to there now iPhone 6s Halide Photo App; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Tonality 1.4.2 2018-10-25-iOS-IMG_0558 - Ronald Reagan National Airport, Arlington, Virginia (33/91)

  • Play with Light

    carnations blown out background abstract results new details and emotions iPhone 6s Halide Photo App; Image Post Aperture 3.6 2018-10-24-iOS-IMG_0551 - Fairfax, Virginia (32/91)

  • Celebration of Orange

    from green to orange autumn is the second celebration of orange recycle Canon EOS 5D; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; Polarizer and Intensifier Filters; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-24-EOS-9091 - Chantilly, Virginia (31/91)

  • First Frost

    upon the leaves patterns of crystals another dynamic nature's drawing Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 and Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2018-10-22-EOS-9072 - First Seasonal Frost (30/91)

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