Entries by Will Chubb

Wine Glass & Sun – Blog #6

This unique wine glass is from a wonderful store in Tiburon called Junella’s Hidden Treasures. The glass was indeed a treasure that I couldn’t live without!  For days it was on my mind, I was constantly thinking about ways to photograph it and do it justice. During a  meditation the vision of the image came […]

Kenwood Train Depot – Blog #5

Final Composite Image Image #1 Train with smoke generator Image #2 Depot with smoke generator We raised our two boys in Kenwood, and I’ve always been fascinated by the old train depot there. Trains haven’t  been in Kenwood for decades. Some “old timers” thought the train was preserved somewhere in the Bay Area. After making […]

Butterfly in the Vineyard – Blog #4

Final Photo Before Photo Uncle Bud My favorite uncle was a Lepidopterist or butterfly collector. When I was nine years old Uncle Bud gave me this particular Swallowtail Butterfly. Not long after this he passed away. The Butterfly became even more precious to me. I had it preserved in a box for 51 years! I […]

Turning Night Into Day – blog #3

Laguna Morning After Laguna Morning Before This image was photographed at the Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands. Although it looks like a sunrise image, the photo was actually taken at midnight on a full August moon!  The exposure was 30 seconds at f6.3. Exposing for such a long time turned a dark night into a […]

The Right Place at the Right Time

The light is everything. The right light can mask a variety of unpleasant things. Cropping out telephone lines and old tires can also help. This scene is off to the side of Guerneville Road in Santa Rosa, California, towards Sebastopol. Ordinarily it’s very uninviting to see, with the garbage and old tires spread along its […]

How the photo was made

The actual vine was originally used without grapes for Seghesio Winery. It was produced as a poster to celebrate their 100 year old vines. Seghesio was going to dig up a small section of the vineyard and I was able to get one of the vines and brought it into the studio, along with the […]