Monthly Archives: September 2011

Daily Photo Phix: My barber was right

This is the time of year when, at least here in New England, the nights turn cooler, you begin carrying a sweater, and daylight seems to be running out on us much too early.  Yes, summer is ending and fall … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Painted only

Post processed much? Obviously, photo realism was not the goal here.  I took this shot with a Nikon D70 back in 2004 as were passing through Amish Country in Pennsylvania.  I thought that the shot stood on its own as … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: This is not about the bee

About ten years ago, we planted a variety of flowering shrubs in our front yard.  These included yellow daylilies, a golden yarrow, purple may night sages and a cute little pink plant they told us was named simply “pinx”.  They’ve … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Suddenly this…

We made our way north, up the coast.  I had read and heard that this would be a most memorable drive.  Stunning vistas at every hairpin turn, they all said.  That’s why so many car commercials are shot there.  It’s … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: What does she see in him?

Walking through a long corridor in the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas last year, I spotted this advertisement on the wall.  The woman’s pose and gaze intrigued me, so I camped out on the opposite side of the corridor and … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Yellowstone River

This was taken in Yellowstone National Park in 2002.  I was using my first digital camera (a Canon G2) at f4 and 1/640 second.  I can only surmise that the metadata is completely kerflooey as the ISO is listed in … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: It’s about time

I finally decided to “retire” my old faithful Canon point and shoot.  It has served me faithfully since 2006, and has traveled in my briefcase, glove box, backpack and pocket, never complaining about playing second fiddle to a “real” camera, … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Boardwalk Sky

Taken on Cape Cod just a few weeks ago.  The sky was already changing, given the approach of Hurricane Irene.  Still, I decided to blend three shots taken with a Nikon D5100 in Nik’s HDR Efex Pro, thus intensifying the … Continue reading

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September 11: We remember

I remember it vividly.  It was a normal Tuesday morning, I was at my desk early, planning the day.  A colleague, still on her way in, called me to ask if I had heard that a plane had hit the … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Show your colors

Today, 9/11, is a good day to show our colors. Nikon D90, f/8, 1/250 sec, Wells Beach, Maine.             Posted by Ed Technorati Tags: US,flag,petunias,9/11

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Daily Photo Phix: Livin’ on the Edge

I was having a conversation today with a co-worker about our worst fears.  Hers involves sharks and mine… very high cliffs. This shot was taken near Page, Arizona, at the site of the famous and much photographed Horseshoe Bend (you’ve … Continue reading

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More on Sony and why you should care

A few days ago, I reported on the significance of Sony’s recently announced cameras (see here). I argued that Sony, a relative newcomer to the digital single lens reflex camera market (but a longtime leader in the point and shoot … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Kara’s Night Camelia

Recently, I was visiting and enjoying the galleries of Kara Stewart, a long time friend of 2 Guys Photo, when I was stopped in my tracks by this stunning image, she entitled “Night Camelia”.  The textures, richness of colors and … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: What’s with the hat?

I don’t understand the hat… I really don’t.  And the expression.  Seriously? EPL1 at ISO 400, f4 and 1/60 second.  Used the in camera pin hole filter for the effect. Posted by Rey

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Daily Photo Phix: Laboring on Labor Day

Early Monday, Labor Day morning, I took a short walk around the garden and stopped at our white Rose of Sharon, (we also have a pink one).  These beautiful flowering shrubs proudly announce the end of summer every year without … Continue reading

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The beach, a little different

It’s a sentiment I can appreciate.  How to capture images that are unique… a little different from what you typically see… Meet 2 Guys Photo fan, Chase Glidea, a Phoenix area photographer (clinical psychologist by day), who recently had an … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Faith perhaps

Sometimes the image tells the mood.  One picture saves a thousand words. Canon 7D at ISO of 800, 15mm, f20 and 4 seconds.  No tripod, obviously.  Black and white conversion right in Aperture.  A bit of vignetting seemed right. Posted … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Sunset in a hurry

Late yesterday, in the middle of this Labor Day weekend, we took a leisurely drive through the nearby countryside.  I had been eyeing the sunset, thinking this would be one of those beauties with which God rewarded the patient photographer. … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Frisbee

I was taking a sunset stroll on the bay facing side of the Cape when I spotted a group of young men playing frisbee.  This particular participant was most adept at making the leaping grab or stretching to keep the … Continue reading

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Daily Photo Phix: Guys just wanna’ have fun!

Donna McCommon, a good friend of 2 Guys Photo, sent in this photo after we published a fun post featuring 12 young people jumping joyfully on a beach.  I got such a “kick” out of  this photo that I asked … Continue reading

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