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About Mike BuchholzI'm a New Hampshire-based travel photographer with a love of creative landscape, street, abstract, and nature photography. Whether you are here to follow my travel photoblog, read my stories from around the world, or just to browse through my extensive photo gallery of New England and world photography, I hope you enjoy your visit! Continue reading...
- Fishing the Mekong; My Tho, Vietnam
- Sunrise over Autumn Fields; Portsmouth, NH
- Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace; London, England
- Island Candle Light; Palawan, Philippines
- Motorbiking in Saigon; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
- Apple Market; London, England
- Under the Charles Bridge; Prague, Czech Republic
- An Old Stairwell; Budapest, Hungary
- Walking the Streets of Praha; Prague, Czech Republic
- Alone; Trnovec nad Váhom, Slovakia
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Photo Gallery Style: Candles
A collection of some of the most beautiful "Candles" professional photographs & prints I've taken over the years. Please note there may be multiple pages of photographs so keep scrolling or look for the "Older Posts" button!
Well, I promised I wouldn’t do a shot-of-the-day for the full year, and yet I did anyways. And so, I end the year with a lack of originality and yet another disaster story.
Why is there a picture of stacked die above? Because the picture of the cake didn’t work.
Me: “Give me a little bit to get my gear set-up and plan for proper exposure of the light. Whatever you do, just don’t light the candles yet.”
Her: “What? Light the candles!?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Me: “No! Don’t li….”
And like that, the candles were lit.
Let me just tell you, I have never seen someone so fast and efficient with a matchbook, but the frantic twitches of excitement and intoxicated look in her glazed-eyes were as unnerving as being locked in a dark room with an ADHD four-year-old who just pounded twelve-bottles of Five-Hour Energy after being forced to listen to the Hamster Dance song for 24-straight hours.
Within seconds, the shape of the “365” numbers had melted, and there was wax everywhere. While I still captured better images than the one below, I feel it’s a fair tribute to the failed attempt at a shot that is no more than a distant memory now.