Month: April 2014

But Mama, that’s where the fun is

Mama always told me not to look into the eye’s of the sun But mama, that’s where the fun is – B. Springsteen (I always liked the Manfred Mann version) In my never-ending quest to take Spring Blossom photos in new ways (at least for me), today I discovered the sun. Spring has been so long in coming and coupled…

Not about the bunny

Even though the Easter Bunny gets most of the headlines, we all know, the holiday isn’t really about the bunny. The bunny just became a sort of mascot for spring and, just like Christmas, the meaning of the holiday gets diluted into a generic fun fest. That aside, after a nice Easter dinner my wife and I decided to take…

Scenery?

No need for a tripod for a long exposure to smooth out the water when it’s frozen! A straight forward scenic photo, with a little processing enhancement to take the boredom away. It’s rare that I take or share shots such as these, mostly because I don’t do them well. I like scenic photos when done by others but I…

My test, your pleasure

I wanted to test a recently acquired macro lens and, as it’s still a little yucky around, I decided to try it out at the Phipps Conservatory. A little jump start on spring. Nothing artsy, just flowers.

Man, if I only had the time

I took a short trip to Vermont over the weekend and spent most of my time behind the wheel of my car. It was a WAY longer drive than what I was thinking and I probably bit off more than I could chew, so to speak. But I wanted to see one of my photos in a gallery exhibition and it was…

Over the couch

For some reason, this image reminds me of an abstract painting that someone from my past had hanging over the couch. I know it wasn’t a painting of glasses but there is something about the colors and shapes that strikes a chord. May be it was a friend or a friends parents or someone in my family, or maybe just…