Monthly Archives: June 2019

Topaz Labs Adjust AI Contest

I did a post about The Topaz Labs Adjust AI offering . . . and I’m now following up with another post because Topaz Labs are running a contest (entry by July 1st) for the best use of Adjust AI. The winner gets … Continue reading

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I looked for Rupes Recta

I came across THIS site and instantly reawakened my interest in astronomical observations. Er . . . I don’t mean making my tremendously insightful, wise, and deep commentaries on the nature of the Universe and Humans  in particular. No, I mean looking at objects inhabiting … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Night Sky, Nikon P900, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos | Tagged , , , , , | 18 Comments

Topaz Labs Adjust AI

It’s no secret I’m a fan of the various offerings from Topaz Labs and I just got notice of their latest offerings, Topaz Labs Adjust AI. I should disclose that since I purchased the original Adjust plugin, I received this … Continue reading

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Hey! . . . do I still write fiction?

Some — not many — might have noticed a serious derth of new fiction writing on my part. Whenever I’ve not written for a while I need a kick-start to get my inner writer up off his butt. The way … Continue reading

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A rainy day in June

It rained today . . . so I took a few photos. I wasn’t stupid enough to be out in the rain . . . or carefree enough to be out in the rain. All of these were shot from … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Nikon D7500, Photography Stuff, Photos | Tagged , , | 11 Comments

Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — Second Day

Edited to add: this appears to be an early draft of THIS post which posted on January 13, 2019. I have no idea why it came up as a post today. Still, it published so I’m leaving it here. The … Continue reading

Posted in Boats/Ships, Cruising, Panama Canal 2019, Samsung Note 8, Travel Stuff | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Nikon D7500 Video Tests and Samsung Note 8 Super-slow Motion Test

So, I’ve been trying out the D7500’s video capabilities using the 70-300mm kit lens. Not too bad, I would venture to say.  First, a random photo from a previous post . . . 

Posted in About Photography, Animation and Movies, Cameras, My YouTube, Nikon D7500, Photography Stuff, Samsung Note 8, Smartphone Photography, Video | Tagged , , | 5 Comments