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Rob Kistner

Rob Kistner



I'm a graphic designer from Chicago. Photography is something I love to do to keep my creative ideas sharp.
  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • Canon 7D
  • Fuji X100
  • Olympus OM-D E-M5
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • Canon 5D Mark II
  • EF 135mm f/2.0L USM
  • Sigma 150-500mm f/5.0-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM
  • EF 24mm f/1.4L USM
  • EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM
  • EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
  • EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
  • EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
  • EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
  • EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
  • EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
  • EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
  • EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM
  • (2x) Canon Speedlite 580EX II

Bottleshot: before the wine goes down, it gets ...

Published February 14th, 2012

Pinterest has gotten crazy hot recently. I just got into it and was really excited at the possibilities and addictiveness of the culture. The easy capturing of randomly discovered to painstakingly research content on a personable friendly pasteboard is just too attractive to pass up. It feels like a sketchbook to me, one that I can share with my friends and publicize if it calls for it.

So with Pinterest as a sounding board in mind, I've started a fun project combining my two pastime obsessions: wine and photography. The idea is that whenever I'm opening a bottle at home, it's getting shot! I'm especially fond of the 4400k-ish light in most of my place, and it just happens to complement the wine, reflections, provide nice bokeh, and give that overall warm memory that accompanies the best wines I've had with some of the best meals.

The series is being posted to my Wine board on pinterest: http://pinterest.com/robkistner/wine. Has Pinterest inspired any side projects for you? Let me kn ...

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