Category Archives: Photography

Topaz Labs Black Friday Sale

Readers of the blog might have noticed I often like playing with the various Topaz Filters Plugins. Guess what? If you’re thinking you should splurge for an early Christmas Gift for yourself or your favorite photographer, Topaz Labs is having … Continue reading

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A November Sunday Walk

I often mention the heat here in Kailua Kona . . . but, for a couple of days now, it’s not been that bad. Meaning, we’ve had a few days when the morning temperatures hovered in the high-70s and in the … Continue reading

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Just passing time

I almost have the writing bug again. Almost, but not right now. I do have two ideas that are rattling around my brain, but they need to jell a bit more. Interesting side story . . . both ideas came to … Continue reading

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Not the One Ring

I felt like posting some quick stuff so I took some of the Note 8 flower photos from a few post ago and played with them using a mix of the tools I have at my disposal.  The full-size photos … Continue reading

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Nikon P900 vs. Samsung Note 8 – the flowers edition

I know, I know . . . everyone is tired of these kinds of posts. Sure, there’s my witty writing, and sure, there are amazing photos, but, honestly, can’t we just forego all of this and get on with life? No; … Continue reading

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Anchorage to Whittier – Alaska Cruise 2017

It’s been a while since I got back from the September Alaska cruise — 4,441,924 seconds, give or take the few it takes WordPress to put this up once I hit “publish” — and it’s time I continue with the documentation … Continue reading

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It’s a French Toast Sunday

I should be busy writing. It is, after all, NaNoWriMo month . . . wait, that’s redundant.  Regardless, the point is that if I aim to do partake in the challenge, I should be writing. And yet, I’ve got exactly zero … Continue reading

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