Monthly Archives: April 2014

Security Checkpoint #34

Taken with an Olympus OM-D E-M1.  Converted in Nik’s Silver Efex Pro and adjusted in Apple Aperture. Advertisements

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In the Pink!

Shooting a new Fujifilm X-S1 in macro mode, Lightroom 4

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An outpouring of lesser constraints

He caught her gleaming and altered glance, trying hard to look the part of a well cultured professional.  She thought she noticed something else there but suddenly dropped her position to the papers below. He had all day.  He could have waited … Continue reading

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Weekend Inspiration: Time Lapse Done Good, Real Good

Here is a time lapse video compilation by Taiwanese photographer, Stan Chang.  According to Mr. Chang: “One family, 2 cameras*, 30 countries, 60 flights, 1000+ time lapse videos, 200,000+ images – almost 20 terabytes of data!”  These are clips shot … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Samwise

I am at a loss to tell you why, but for some strange reason, gazing at this scene, I couldn’t help but think of the journey of the little Hobbits in the Lord of the Rings, envisioning Frodo and Samwise … Continue reading

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We are Boston…

… and never have I been so proud to call it home. A year ago.  By definition, an act of terrorism is meant to disrupt.  To introduce fear and panic into situations normal and to prompt doubt.  So that we … Continue reading

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Seeking happiness

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.”   Thomas Merton Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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Risen

“Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.”  Isaiah 60:1-6 Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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Civilization has chosen

“God isn’t compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness.  You must make your choice.  Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.”  — Aldous Huxley Photos taken with Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Olympus 12-40/2.8, adjusted in Nik … Continue reading

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Obstructed view

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” Helen Keller Sony NEX 6

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L’histoire d’Edward

OK, so that’s how it’s gonna be… Last week, Ed posted my attempt to capture wildlife during our Saturday morning walk.  As luck and good weather would have it, we again set out on photo expedition over the past weekend, this … Continue reading

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Source – Destination

“Nothing can have as its destination anything other than its origin. The contrary idea, the idea of progress, is poison.”  Simone Weil Sony NEX 6

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Lukewarm and superficial

  I’ve had these thoughts rumbling around in my mind, like gathering gray clouds. I departed my first business trip of this new endeavor, headed toward my home, thinking about what I had just taken on.  My iPhone camera positioned. … Continue reading

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So, where’s the “wildlife”??

We kicked off this week by telling you about our photo-walk last Saturday at an Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, and then proceeded to show you some of our shots from that day.  You’ve probably wondered where the wildlife photos were.   Well, … Continue reading

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Persistence

“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” –Unknown 60 second exposure (stacked neutral density filters) and f20 on an Olympus OM-D E-M1 with the fine Olympus 12-40/2.8 lens.  Adjustments in Lightroom.

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Getting a closer look

While photo-walking with Rey on Saturday, I used a Nikon 35mm prime lens on my Sony NEX 6 camera to get in close to some points of interest… “The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything … Continue reading

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All in nature is beautiful

Continuing the theme of the week, our walk last Saturday, here’s my attempt to capture something a bit different.  Using an in camera art filter on the Olympus E-M1, I wanted to give our nature walk a grungy, industrial edge.  Image … Continue reading

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Take a walk with the Guys

On Saturday, Rey and I spent a few hours roaming the trails of an Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary, cameras in hand, with objectives equally balanced between wanting to walk, talk and shoot.  We accomplished all three, and thought we’d take you … Continue reading

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Walking along the cut line

It’s no longer winter.  It’s definitely not spring.  We’re here… at the cut line. I’ve been itching to get out, camera in hand, to shake out my feet and free up my soul.  The trappings of this in-between make me restless. … Continue reading

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“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be.”

With that quote, Robert Browning, poet and playwright, seemed to be saying that age is nothing more than a measurement of the passing of time.  And so often, with that passage of time, comes enhancement: wisdom, beauty, selflessness, patience, strength, … Continue reading

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