Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 24, 2016: Old Craggy Tree in Afternoon Sun

There is an ancient, craggy tree on Fort Lewis that we look at each time we drive towards the post.  Over time, the tree has grown in crazy directions and always rivets our attention.  One day in March 2014, the tree … Continue reading

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January 24, 2016: B&W Without Adobe or NIK software

I haven’t posted in a while and for that, please accept my apologies. Over the years I’ve been weaning myself away for the “elephant in the room” software, mainly Microsoft and Adobe products. The biggest reason is the hard drive … Continue reading

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January 26, 2015: My Top Ten Photos for 2015 and Why

In many ways 2015 was a very good year; full of growth, settling into retirement, finding out about my spouse and sons, a mini-vacation to Yachats, Oregon, and a refreshed look at my photography. This year I’m doing something different … Continue reading

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January 3, 2016: Digital Post Processing for the Zone System

As promised in yesterday’s post, some thoughts on the post processing I’ve been working on to achieve the Zone System I’m looking for. I took a Zone System class in 2004.  It was an excellent class and I learned a … Continue reading

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January 2, 2016: New Year Photo Thoughts

I’ve been leaning more and more back to black & white images.  In the “old” days I shot a lot of B&W on 35mm and 6X7 format as I liked the “look” and I could keep costs down by developing … Continue reading

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January 1, 2015: Fire & Ice

It’s been very frosty these past few days with early morning fog and temps down to 18˚ before the sun begins to rise.  Today’s photo is a completely frozen glass bird water bath. (iPhone 6)  

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