Monthly Archives: February 2014

In his own words

  Landscape photography?  Ansel Adams. Portraits?  Yousuf Karsh. Street photography?  Henri Cartier-Bresson.  Of course. This video is 18 minutes long but you owe it to yourself.  Hear him describe his intentions and purpose.  It’s worth it… Advertisements

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Rockport, the Obvious and Otherwise, Part 2

Here’s the second installment of my Rockport series.  More images from a beautiful setting… All photos taken with a Fujifilm X-E1 and Fujifilm 27mm/2.8 pancake lens.  Adjustments made in Lighroom (mostly) and Nik Silver Efex Pro (occasionally).  The image above … Continue reading

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Rockport, the Obvious and Otherwise, Part 1

This is the first of a two part series (to be continued this Wednesday) from my recent bed & breakfast excursion to Rockport, Massachusetts… a much visited and photographed seaport town located approximately 40 miles north of Boston.  As it’s … Continue reading

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Mary, Queen of the Universe

In October, 2013, we visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando, Florida. This beautiful 2,000 seat Roman Catholic Church opened its doors in 1993, and is dedicated to Mary, Mother of God. … Continue reading

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A misplaced inset

A hero into the masses, to those born without chances There’s a freedom that everyone deserves I know there’s greed and there’s corruption I’ve seen death and mass destruction But I’m telling you, and I hope that I’m heard I … Continue reading

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On decision making

“It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions.” Jim Rohn Sony NEX 6

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Brother and sisters

“You don’t choose your family.  They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”  — Desmond Tutu Six months ago, nearly to the day.  Image from Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa.  A light breeze, warm light.  We could … Continue reading

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Birds of a feather

These fine feathered friends were all spotted last fall at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. Sony NEX 6

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Romantic moments…

Happy Valentine’s Day from 2 Guys Photo!

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The Bridge

I approached the bridge from a distance, angling along the stream, (careful not to fall in!),  experimenting with different compositions, admiring the reflections, the snow, the bridge. It was late, and cold, and darkening quickly.  February in New England is … Continue reading

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Bridges to woodsheds

“The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.”  — Henry David Thoreau Taken … Continue reading

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The lighthouse vs. the stop sign

It’s a lesson I learn.  Over and over again. So, you’re headed out with your camera.  Which would you rather photograph – an iconic Cape Cod lighthouse or an ordinary, run of the mill stop sign? Well, that is not … Continue reading

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Gray

“Winter came in days that were gray and still. They were the kind of days in which people locked in their animals and themselves and nothing seemed to stir but the smoke curling upwards from clay chimneys and an occasional … Continue reading

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A Winter’s Walk

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”  — Albert Camus Captured on a Panasonic Lumix LX7, converted in Nik Silver Efex Pro (passing through Lightroom but without consequence).

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PLEASE Do NOT Read This Blog…

… if it keeps you from taking pictures.  In other words, what he said.

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Great minds really DO think alike!

Rey and I usually don’t coordinate our posts. We generally just choose what days we each want to post and typically see the other’s posts the same time that you do. So, when I saw Rey’s post of yesterday, I … Continue reading

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New York Belting and Packing Co.

Universal Studios Theme Park, Florida.  Taken with Sony A7 and adjusted in Apple Aperture.

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Boston… through the eyes of Frank Villafane

Yeah, down by the river Down by the banks of the river Charles Aw, that’s what’s happenin’ baby That’s where you’ll find me Along with lovers, buggers and thieves Aw, but they’re cool people Well I love that dirty water … Continue reading

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The food of love

“If music be the food of love, play on.” William Shakespeare

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