Been a long time coming

I guess Christmas is over, LOL. Sorry for the looooong delay in posting. Life happens. With still not much to say, I will refresh this site with a couple new photos I recently shot at Magnolia Plantation in Charleston, SC. Pictures of birds! Not my forte but, hey, they were willing subjects and it was fun for the moment. Shot…

Autumn details with X-Pro2

  With my veeeerrrry long time away from this blog I have been trying hard (OK, not that hard) to find some worthy shots to post. I know I make excuses all of the time about my lack of input but since my day job has been busier than ever and coupled with a lack of travel outside of my…

Finding color on Mount Wood with my X-Pro2

I know, I have been a lazy poster. I do have to thank my own self for not even remembering I even have this blog. As I have noted in the past, job one for owning a blog is content, content, content. Without continuing content you cannot expect to get readers. Heck, my own motto in the past was, “If…

I’m ba-ack!

I know how much everyone has missed me since my last post, which seems like eons¬† ago. Okay, maybe it was eons ago but I have slowly began to crawl my way out of my photography hole in the interim. Blame it on bad weather, bad colds, busy day job, old house, or any number of modern day sidetrackers. Either…

Winter is winding down. Time to wind up!

Although it has been a relatively mild winter this year it was still winter nonetheless. Winter is my slow period for photography. Not because winter isn’t a great time for fantastic photos, it is, but it’s just not a great time for me. As I mentioned here before I do have a day job, which means I am out and…

Budget shooting with a Canon t6 Rebel

I received a Canon Rebel t6 camera outfit as a gift during Christmas. Yes, that’s right, a Canon t6 – no “i”. A total beginners outfit consisting of the red Rebel, an EF-S 18-55 IS kit lens, an EF 75-300 f4-5.6 III telephoto lens, and a nice matching red Canon bag. It is an attractive little beast but, as I mentioned,…

Right light, wrong place

    I live in a rundown town. I’ve mentioned quite a few times on this blog how I don’t live in a particularly photogenic place. I live in a small town in Pennsylvania that had its day a number of years ago. Once the steel and glass industry disappeared the town began to fade, not unlike most rust belt…

Hey that’s not a nature camera! Shooting trees with my Fujifilm X-Pro2.

The Fujifilm X-Pro2 is a fantastic camera and the more I use it the more I like using it. But the XP2 is clearly marketed towards street and typical “rangefinder” type users. A modern Leica, if you will. And I purchased the camera to use it as such. I wanted a “rangefinder” style camera so I would purposely stick to…