Warning: Ugly, old, white male ahead. These came about because a few days ago I got a few […]
Perry and Gary have sent me their “N” stories . . . and I’m close to getting an idea for a story. Yes, I’m late again. If I get hit by a flash of inspiration and a case of fast-finger-typing, there’s a small chance I might be able to put something up later . . .
. . .but — realistically — I’m more likely to have something by tomorrow. Still, I want to post something . . .
Remember that guy? He appeared in THIS<<link post.
For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.
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 through the photos by clicking the “<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos.
2) There’s a PLAY/PAUSE button at the bottom-left of the screen with the transition set at about 5 seconds. Note: clicking the PLAY arrow will run a full-screen slideshow. You can then still use the”<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos as this will pause the slideshow.
In this case, either option gives you the same experience but one has larger photos.
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hummingbirds are very distracting, I tell you what. Take, for instance, yesterday evening. I wanted to work on […]
On a recent update, Samsung added the capability for Super-slow Motion to the Note 8. Mind you, it’s very limited. By limited, I mean that you can only shoot a few seconds of video and end up with about 6 seconds of slow motion captures.
The problem is that you have to catch whatever you want to film just right . . .
I’m about 18-24 inches away from these guys, for them who want to know.
When we moved here, I was a bit concerned (but hopeful) about whether I’d be able to attract […]
The main reason for yesterday’s post was to showcase the processing of a hummingbird using Topaz’s Impression and Glow Plugins. Sure, I added words in there. That’s because my readers are split into two camps. Some just come for the words and some just come for the photos. I think there are three who come for both, and one of the three might be me.
Unfortunately, I picked a mediocre photo to play with. This time, I picked a better photo . . .
I also took better care in processing it, actually playing with the settings by throwing switches hither and fro and pushing sliders left and right.
Now, I need to also up my game with the words I write. Not that I would know how to up my writing game. An amateur wordsmith, I be, and not even native born.
Writing a generic post begins by choosing a photo. In this case, a hummingbird photo. This hummingbird photo . . .
As I work with the photo, I’m quasi-simultaneously thinking about what I might write. I finish my first iteration . . .
. . . and my mind is occupied with politics, religion, guns, food, writing, weather, people, socio-economic issues, and bemoaning the poor performance of electric stoves vis-à-vis the much better and more practical gas counterparts.
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