Category Archives: Structures

Variations and Chameleon and Moth

My previous post has photos I thought might do well with different post-processing. For instance, this . . .  . . . might turn into this . . .  By the way, no SmugMug gallery for these but you can … Continue reading

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Leaving the Mainland – Hoover Dam and Stuff

We closed on our house on the 15th of June. By then, we were in California. Our drive to California added a tad over 1,700 miles to our remaining car, the 2010 Toyota Highlander. This is the path we took … Continue reading

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Big Circle Drive One

Six-hundred-thirty-two days . . . that’s how long these photos have waited before taking center stage. The day was Saturday, May 25, 2013. I was young back then, and not the grizzled, wrinkled, graying, and bitter man I am now. … Continue reading

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Visiting Colorado

Some, probably not many, might have noticed my absence from the blogosphere and the Internet in general. My sister visited for a week, and there was much travel, eating, Firefly watching, and refrigerator shopping (my current fridge is beyond repair … Continue reading

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The Florida Keys

Yup! Those are my Florida keys. Driving a Corolla, I am, with all four of the cylinders under the hood working to make it seem as if there were twice as many cylinders hiding under there, and not making me … Continue reading

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Yesteryear’s Blogs – Wet Mountains and Bishop’s Castle

I’ve had two previous blogs, both running under the flag of the Skepticality Forum. Registered members had the option to have a blog be a part of the site.  That site went down twice, each time losing all the posts. … Continue reading

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HDR: Photoshop HDR Pro and HDR Express

Those who read the Train and Trestle post will recognize these shots, and remember I had taken a number of bracketed photographs to test out HDR tools.   HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, and it refers to the practice … Continue reading

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