Monthly Archives: November 2019

Old Favorites and a Reminder to Vote

If you haven’t yet done so — and if so inclined — please take a few minutes (about 15-20 minutes) and read the three stories in THIS post and then, if feeling charitable, please cast your vote for one of … Continue reading

Posted in About Writing, Animals, Feathers, Flowers, Macro Photography, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Plants, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Old Hawk and Reminder to Vote

Twenty-three visitors viewed the 1500 words challenge post but only two voted. I mean, I get it; it was a holiday. An eating holiday, at that. In retrospect, that wasn’t what one might call good timing. Same for today; people … Continue reading

Posted in About Writing, Airplanes/Aeroplanes, Animals, Environment, Feathers, Flowers, Ice, Machines, Macro Photography, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Plants, Snow, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

The 1500 Words Short Story Challenge — Please Vote.

*** WARNING *** WARNING *** WARNING *** WARNING *** The stories below contain subjects and scenes and stuff that might not be suitable for all age groups or sensitivities. Proceed at your own risk. *** WARNING *** WARNING *** WARNING … Continue reading

Posted in entertainment, Fiction, Other, Short Stories, Writing Stuff | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

I should be writing . . . instead, Hawk photos.

So, with the short story challenge deadline looming large, I should be hunched over my keyboard, pounding on said keys, and crafting a wondrous tale . . . but, instead, I got photos of my first hawk since moving back … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Feathers, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Software | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

From One, Many — No. 4

A not-so-quick post . . . Those are leaves just under the water surface (some are poking through the surface). I picked a photo at random from a group of similar shots. I had planned on a quick post, but … Continue reading

Posted in Aurora 2019 HDR, Black and White, DxO Software, Effects and Filters, Lightroom and Photoshop, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

From One, Many — No. 3

Just a quick post . . . And from there . . .

Posted in Black and White, DxO Software, Effects and Filters, Lightroom and Photoshop, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Grass Seeds — No. 1 BGW Edition

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. Note: this is what I recommend. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and … Continue reading

Posted in DxO Software, Environment, Fiction, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Short Stories, Software, Writing Stuff | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Grass Seeds — No. 1

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll … Continue reading

Posted in DxO Software, Environment, Fiction, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Photos, Short Stories, Software, Writing Stuff | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Fun with Scams

Early this morning, I see an email from my realtor in my inbox: Note: I blocked out her name in all the captures. Right away, I noticed something; something aside the fact she wouldn’t ask me for “urgent help”. I … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Writing Stuff | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

Cosmic Moon

I follow the blog Cosmic Focus where a recent post showed a photo of the moon. I hesitate posting other people’s photos here (as in: I rarely do) so if you want to see the photo, it’s HERE. If I … Continue reading

Posted in Black and White, Nikon P900, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff | Tagged , , | 22 Comments

Yellowstone Memories — No. 1

For them not interested in reading, you can explore the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll … Continue reading

Posted in National Parks, Travel Stuff, United States, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments

From One, Many — No. 2

And from there . . .

Posted in Black and White, DxO Software, Effects and Filters, Lightroom and Photoshop, On1Photo, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

From One, Many — No. 1

And from there . . .

Posted in Black and White, DxO Software, Effects and Filters, Lightroom and Photoshop, On1Photo, Photo Post-processing, Photography Stuff, Software, Topaz Plug-ins and Studio | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

One year from today . . .

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below. <><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><> Note: if you are not reading this blog post at DisperserTracks.com, know that it has been copied without permission, and likely is being used by someone with nefarious intention, like attracting you to … Continue reading

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