Category: Photography

Morning Frost

Ice on the bird bath out back.  We plugged in the heated one yesterday that is located in the front of the Villa. 

As you can see, it frosted last night.  I’m still working in “quick mode”.  I used my WG-60 and my favorite monochrome preset.  I might shift to this camera and mode of processing for most of my winter pictures.


I was playing around while trying to not spend too much time on the computer due to some physical problems when I decided to try one of Scotts one click processing presets.  I tried it on the two images above.  You can download his preset by clicking here.

I wanted to try it on some colorful images that I already had and I wanted to see how it worked on both raw and jpeg images and I wanted to try it on a street scene as well as a more natural setting.  You can see the results and decide whether or not you like the preset.

Eye Issues

I have still been having some eye problems which are going to take more time to correct.  Until then, I have difficulties checking the focus of my images and making processing changes to the images on my computer so I’m relying more on the camera to get things right.  These are a few images I made while out walking as the leaves changed.  Hopefully they are OK. 

For the next couple of weeks I need to not spend so much time on my computer which means fewer pictures.  In the meanwhile I’m going to try and get a pair of computer glasses made and change my medications.

Last Opportunities

I took advantage of the good weather and the last vestiges of flowers to make a few images that might end up being the last of the year.  They won’t be around many more weeks.

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.” — On Photography by Susan Sontag

End of October

It’s that time of the year for ghosts and goblins, rain, hunting, leaves falling, etc.; but, frosts on the pumpkins with cold weather are running later.

It’s also that time of the year when my personal photography dries up due to lack of things I want to photograph and the lack of weather when I want to be out.

Fortunately, it is also that time of the year when my photography of Homewood events pick up in tempo.  Unfortunately, it is also the time of the year when I have a harder time posting on my website.