A few years back, it was a long drive from the coast where we were put up in modern luxury and then here to scuffed wooden beams and ancient scenery. A darkened morning storm gave way to an hour of … Continue reading
Here are two more images from Joey, both taken at Pluscarden Abbey, located in northern Scotland and home to Benedictine monks. I’m presenting them here because I’ve been watching the evolution of Joey’s post-processing style. In the above image, the colors … Continue reading
“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” — Yo-Yo Ma Photo taken in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada. On one of my favorite days.
Just beyond the street chaos, his eyes remained unwavered. A task at hand. Sorrento, Italy. Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Olympus 12-40. Adobe Lightroom. Contrast up, highlights down, clarity heaped upon without discipline.
It fell to Leonardo, the youngest. Paolo was their father’s oldest friend, a partner in the business. But Pa was gone and times weren’t easy. “But 47 years, Leo. 47 years! Just a few more, that’s all I need.” Paolo … Continue reading
Daniele Alessandrini. Tightly fitted, darkly colored suits. Italy. 3. Happy Friday to all… it’s the end of a long week here.
“It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.” – Leonardo da Vinci At every turn in the ancient city. A visual buffet. Rome, Italy. Olympus OM-D E-M1.
… as the Roman Colosseum is also known. Image taken with Olympus OM-D E-M1 and played with in Adobe Lightroom.
Image taken along the long descent toward the beach harbor in Sorrento, Italy. Black and white conversion (Nik Silver Efex Pro) because of the gritty, some-say-dirty, nature of the ancient walls and stairs. Olympus OM-D E-M1.
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” — Joseph Campbell Image … Continue reading
To that point, I hadn’t had a proper iced coffee in over a week. In other words, the tension was mounting. By the time we were in Sorrento, I thought I’d give it a try at the shop just off the … Continue reading
In this first post (see here), I provided the set-up, the story about Pompeii and our visit there two weeks ago. Based on the response to that post, I’m providing more photos here. An intriguing place… Pompeii. Continue for more…
“Streetlife Serenader” Billy Joel Streetlife serenader Never sang on stages Needs no orchestration Melody comes easyMidnight masquerader Shoppin’ center heroes Child of Eisenhower New world celebrator Streetlife serenaders Have such an understanding How the words are spoken How to make … Continue reading
A tribute to architectural innovation, to grandeur, to a triumphant culture… and to human suffering. The Roman Colosseum. The Colosseo. Filmed in a tilt-shift style with built in artistic filter (Oly E-M1). P.S. A hearty thank you to all U.S. … Continue reading
This craftsman carefully carved into the local woods of the area… Sorrento, Italy. It was a sharp contrast to the other shopkeepers who stared into iPhones as customers strolled through their stores. Taken with Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Olympus 12-40 … Continue reading
We recently invited 2 Guys fans to send us photos from your recent travels. Melodie sent us these three from her recent trips. She writes… I can’t tell you how excited I am that you ran my photo! Thank you … Continue reading
Final part of a series… The Cape is beautiful all year round, and as you can imagine, very busy in the peak season of summer. The fall however, is quite another story. If you search 2 Guys Photo for “Cape … Continue reading
Part 4 of a series… After leaving Martha’s Vineyard, we drove to Provincetown, at the furthest tip of Cape Cod. P-Town is a small town whose population ranges from 3,000 to 60,000 over the course of the year. Beaches, shops, … Continue reading
Part 3 of a series… After getting a feel for the island during our guided bus tour, we decided to venture on our own to visit Aquinnah and revisit Edgartown. We didn’t bring our car to Martha’s Vineyard, (although we … Continue reading
Part 2 of a series… To get an idea of what there was to see and do on the island, we took a 2.5 hour guided bus tour that covered all of the towns and major destinations. During the high … Continue reading