I just had the great feeling of signing off of work for the year. It has certainly been an interesting year at work, having been home for the last 9 months or so. Now that I’m off work, the first order of business was to turn off my alarms. That will be a great feelingContinue reading “Vacation Time”
In an earlier post, I provided some tips on taking photos of a pretty rare celestial event, as viewed by the Earth. Perhaps one of the tips should have been to double check you’re taking the right gear out to record the event. I forgot my longer lens setup in my other car — andContinue reading “The Great Conjunction”
Today is the day for the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn. They will appear to be close together in the sky, the closest they’ve been in 397 years. Here are some tips to photograph it tonight (source: NASA): General tips Jupiter and Saturn will appear brighter than nearly every star. They can be seen easilyContinue reading “Jupiter and Saturn Conjunction”
In an earlier post, Portraits without Faces, I talked about the 500px challenge, and how I seem to randomly get pictures of Tommy without him looking at the camera. This is another one of those from a weekend trip to Chatfield. The temperature outside was a little too cold to be hiking in… at thisContinue reading “Portraits without Faces Part 2”
Went out to Chatfield over the weekend. It was a very cold day, with a snowstorm coming in. Didn’t really get much for pictures other than this tree.
There is some debate over the right choice in photo editing software. For years, Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop as part of Adobe Creative Cloud have been the standard go-to for this sort of thing. These products have been around for years, and outside of their new pricing model, which is a monthly subscription, thereContinue reading “Adobe Creative Cloud vs Capture One”
500px is running a quest this month with the theme of “Portraits without Faces”. This is an interesting quest, and I just happened to have this picture available from a recent photo shoot we did in Denver. The quest brief is described as, “Not all portraits need faces! Not focusing on the face can openContinue reading “Portraits without Faces”
During the 2020 pandemic, part of my coping mechanism has been reading a lot of books. I’ve been tracking everything on Goodreads. The site is nice in the way it will connect you to other users and recommend reading based on books you have previously read. I’ll add my Goodreads at the bottom of thisContinue reading “Books I’m Reading”
Freight cabins in Leadville, CO
It’s been a while — I have the week off from work — going to try and post some latest updates on here.