Monthly Archives: June 2019

I almost ran out of photos …

… not really, of course. I have about 500 I’ve converted to hidef 16:9 wallpapers and another 20,000 or so to process. What “ran out” means is I’m not at my usual computer where I had a backlog of photos … Continue reading

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Or clouds and mist and beach

Continuing the theme of unusual lighting here is one of those chance shots that captures the eerie feeling that some natural scenes can evoke. This is with a fairly old camera and the scene could certainly benefit from modern HDR … Continue reading

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What is it about sunsets

Why do we like sunsets? Or do we prefer sunrises? Both can make beautiful photos and there are some remarkable ones here at WordPress. This one was taken along the southern Oregon coast looking west out to the Pacific. The … Continue reading

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Enough closeups, back to roads

You might recognize this road as this is almost the same shot I used for the banner of my blog. But with a post I can tell the story. I had to do a bit of map research on this. … Continue reading

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Rain can be pretty

I mentioned in several recent posts how rain has been a challenge, especially outside. But every now and then it’s gentle and pretty. This photo comes from a visit to a natural preserve wetland. It was raining on and off … Continue reading

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I’m liking blogging

When I started this blog, along time ago, I mostly did whines about current events and, mostly, no one cared. Having a soapbox is one thing but talking the hand takes some of the fun out it. Lately current events … Continue reading

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Another closeup

Continuing with my series of a few of my closeups here is one, again fairly mundane, but a lucky shot. This is actually outdoors, not just house plants. On an otherwise dreary and rainy walk through the woods the rain … Continue reading

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Learning languages – 3

As I’ve posted before I decided to try to learn Spanish. I’d tried multiple times before with no success, but then I discovered Duolingo and now I’m learning some Spanish, albeit still not much. I had set out to develop … Continue reading

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Mundane objects for closeups

Completely ordinary objects can be visually interesting in the context of the entire scene. The object and its context are very ordinary around here although I’ve rarely seen anything just like this. Given the lack of color in this photo … Continue reading

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Now time for a few closeups

Decades ago when I got my first “real” job my first luxury purchase was a Nikon F (even the black body since that was more “elite”). I thought about doing photography seriously. While I mastered some of the technical aspects … Continue reading

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