Category Archives: Black & White

More shooting the Moon

Too much going on for anything but a quick post. In this case, a quick treatment of the full Moon I shot on July 9th of this year.  The P900 continues to surprise and frustrate me. I can and often … Continue reading

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Doors for Monochrome Madness

Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness — a weekly offering of monochrome images submitted by multiple photographers — has a theme on the first week of each month. For the first Thursday of October (MM 4-22), it’s “Door or Doors.”  Some of … Continue reading

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Trees and more trees

Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness — a weekly offering of monochrome images submitted by multiple photographers — once a month has a theme. For the first Thursday of September, it’s “Tree or Trees.”  In my previous two posts, I explored what … Continue reading

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Google Nik Collection, On1 Photo 10.5, and Monochrome Madness

This is a post about photography software, specifically, a comparison between Google’s Nik Collection and On1 Photo 10.5. It probably won’t be short. Proceed accordingly.  Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness — a weekly offering of monochrome images submitted by multiple photographers … Continue reading

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Google Nik Collection

This post is about post-processing photos and it’s a long post. I often speak of post-processing. For the uninitiated, that’s taking a photo as shot (as it comes out of the camera) and tweaking it to hopefully make it more … Continue reading

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Seasons in Black-and-White

This post is about the selection process for my submission to Leanne Cole Monochrome Madness weekly journey into the world of Black-and-White, where she invites you to submit your favorite B&W efforts. That link is to this week’s submissions, but next … Continue reading

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Mantis Moth

Just a quick post . . . yesterday evening as I returned from fulfilling the traditional male role of “taking out the garbage” I noticed something on the wall.  This Praying Mantis looks to be a juvenile. That’s confirmed by … Continue reading

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