Category Archives: Black and White

Third “R” stories voting reminder . . . and two photos

The Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting round is nearly at the halfway mark. If you are a reader of our stories and someone who votes, thank you in advance for casting a vote for your favorite of the three. Links … Continue reading

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“R” stories voting reminder . . . and a few photos

The Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting round is off to a slow start, and that’s understandable . . . to everyone but us writers. OK, that’s a joke. I shouldn’t have to explain that, but these days it’s best to … Continue reading

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Fall 2020 — leaves 0001

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

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The Cicada Files — Sept. 2019

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

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The last (for now) reminder to vote

Good news for them getting tired of these reminders — the nineteen who voted; this is the last reminder before the January 1 deadline for castig your vote for the best Christmas Short Story Challenge submissions for them who’ve yet … Continue reading

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. . . yes, another reminder to vote

Good news for them getting tired of these reminders — the twelve who voted; don’t despair; there are only two more days before the January 1 deadline to cast your vote for the best Christmas Short Story Challenge submissions. Besides, … Continue reading

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Still more dramatic sky and a third reminder to vote

My third reminder for readers  — if they are so inclined and have not already done so — to vote. In this case, vote for one of the Christmas Short Story Challenge submissions. The poll is at the end of … Continue reading

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More dramatic sky and another reminder to vote

My second reminder for readers  — if they are so inclined and have not already done so — to vote. In this case, vote for one of the Christmas Short Story Challenge submissions. The poll is at the end of … Continue reading

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Dramatic sky and a reminder to vote

Yes, another series of posts reminding readers to — if they are so inclined — vote. In this case, vote for one of the Christmas Short Story Challenge submissions. The poll is at the end of that post and we … Continue reading

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Landscape Photos and Topaz Sharpen AI

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

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And, even more Sharpen examples

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

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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

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From One, Many — No. 3

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

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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

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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