Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cheek to cheek

Fujifilm X-S1, Lightroom 4, Old Sturbridge Village Advertisements

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Where’s the Beef?

Fujifilm X-S1, Lightroom 4, Old Sturbridge Village

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Two little ladies

This baby ewe and her Mom were resting in the shade of the fence when a curious little girl came along.  Without much coaxing, one little lady came out to greet the other, and a new friendship was founded. Fujifilm … Continue reading

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The essence of “Reliable”

“It is easier to do one’s duty to others than to one’s self. If you do your duty to others, you are considered reliable. If you do your duty to yourself, you are considered selfish.”   Thomas Szasz Fujifilm X-S1, Lightroom … Continue reading

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The hard city

“This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are”.  Plato Fujifilm X-S1, Lightroom 4, Topaz B&W Effects

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Thanks Dad

Able to fix anything, and I mean ANYTHING, calm in the face of chaos, and ruggedly good looking. The complete package. Thanks for everything Dad. Photo by Rey.

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Will you be remembered?

“If you remember me, then I don’t care if everyone else forgets.” Haruki Murakami Fujifilm X-S1.

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Sometimes the light

I swore off trees.  Maybe even publicly, here. I’ve taken and posted more pictures of trees than should be allowed, but I’ve always been drawn to them.  Their interplay with light, shadow, the amazing contrasts with autumn colors, fallen snow, … Continue reading

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Celebrating the First 100 Years of Photography

Here’s an interesting little film that encapsulates the progress made in the first 100 years of photography.  Watch it and be impressed with the advancements that have been made.   And what’s most amazing is that this film was made … Continue reading

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the pencil drawer predicament

Mind you, we don’t actually use pencils.  Ever. They are anachronistic, though perhaps we store them in the pencil drawer because of nostalgia.  Or a sense that somehow they are worth more than a mere toss. Accumulation.  Without purpose. To … Continue reading

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Looking for their story

We recently went into Boston to watch the annual Run to Remember, a combination event, consisting of both a 5 mile run and a half marathon.  “It’s a tribute, a celebration, a run to remember fallen heroes”, and is very … Continue reading

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MEN’S & BOY’S SUITS, TOO

This image is all about street photography… not in London or Tokyo or New York City, but in small towns, on main street, near your back yard.  You game?

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What is love?

“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you’.”   Erich Fromm Fujifilm X-S1, Lightroom 4, f/7.1, 1/640s, ISO 100

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wet plate memories

According to the seers at wikipedia (see here for even more details): “The collodion process is an early photographic process, invented by Frederick Scott Archer. It was introduced in the 1850s and by the end of that decade it had almost entirely replaced the … Continue reading

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The end and the beginning

“What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.”  T. S. Eliot Sunset in Aruba signals the end of one day, and the … Continue reading

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Watching, you

Playing around with the camera on my phone and then posing in this fashion, I asked my son to take a quick snap.  Drained all color in Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 and here you go. Calling all 2 Guys … Continue reading

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