Why didn’t I use the tripod? Well, besides the fact that it was 8am and I was still sipping my first cuppa coffee when I decided that I needed to practice with my big ol Bower manual everything 500mm telephoto lens. Did I forget that I have BAD BAD hand shake? Especially with a Heavy lens on the… Read More Tripods and Telephoto Lenses
Fiddlesticks — dictionary.cambridge.org/ fiddlesticks Source= Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary May 18, 2016 – fiddlesticks definition, meaning, what is fiddlesticks: used to express disagreement or to say that something is nonsense. Well this is fiddlesticks… It has been a few weeks since I have posted anything. Hell, It has been a few weeks since I have… Read More Fiddlesticks
I attempted another black and white photo. I believe the colors are a little better on this one but am still not happy with it. Here are some things I learned: When you choose the perfect color from the palette — it is not the perfect color… as you paint over the black and… Read More still learning
As much as I love taking photos.. I have not had time. And when I have time.. I really just want to be lazy. That is how tired I am after walking 6 miles a day to deliver the mail. However my time is not wasted. When I feel like being lazy, I stare at… Read More Never too late to learn
Way back when…. Oh so long ago…. I look at these now and see how much I am still learning about becoming an alchemist of light. Way back when I was a studio photographer things were so crisp and clear… we had a strict set of posing we had to follow, Head shot, full body… Read More Way back when….
Almost 6 years ago (Oct 2010) My friend got married to her long time partner. I was NOT the hired photographer at the wedding. I was there as a friend only… but of course I never left home without the camera. These are some candid images I got of their day. And although we have… Read More Mitchell 2010
Remember waking up in the morning and getting a bowl of sugar pops and watching cartoons in your pajamas? Or having “stick ball” games in the front yard with your brother.. or building “forts” out of plywood sheets that were laying around in the back yard… the innocent times before adulthood took over…. do you… Read More Remembering when
Working as much as I do on the day job, I barely get time to “play” with my camera and accessories. I finally got a day off and was awake before the rest of the house. (excluding the cats) So with a cup of coffee in hand… I took out the trusty Nikon and the… Read More Playing with extension tubes
Who does not love sweet things? Husband and I took one of my very few days off and headed to Bandon, Or. It was cold, windy and damp… but mmmm the candy ….
These were taken a few years back when Miss Harlee graduated from HighSchool.