A collection of 48 posts
Lomo Turquoise Emulation
Last year, Lomography teased the photo film community with images hinting that they were bringing back the Turquoise film. Development has been ongoing and is scheduled to release fall of this year, 2022. Pre-orders sold out and more have been pushed back until November. I can’t wait that long
Map Quest Revisited
After amassing about a thousand images of neon, murals and geocaches it is past time that I curate them into a searchable database. This is one of those “shoulda done it sooner” moments but who knew my latest photographic passion would have carried on this long? I’ve looked around
How is your digital life? Feeling overwhelmed by all the clutter in your inbox, hard drive and cloud service? I know I was. Though I consider myself to be a minimalist essentialist, there does come a time when I get lazy and the discipline slides. Clutter, digital or otherwise, can
“Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.” – Lawrence Kasdan This quote could also be used for any hobby endeavor we choose such as photography, crochet, micro electronics, Ham radio, etc. A hobbyist is constantly researching techniques, going over best practices and learning
A Few Thoughts On...
1. Creativity and imagination needs to be constantly fed. 2. Reading is an anytime, anywhere pastime 3. Slow down. 4. Excuses delay the inevitable. 5. Make time for good conversation. 6. Apply what you know. 7. Chase the knowledge. 8. Organize your desk. 9. Make yourself so good that they
Just Do It
“We learn by doing.” This is the way you master your hobby, by getting on and doing it. Learn, practice, re-learn and practice some more. This goes for writing, sketching, photography, painting, or everything else. You don’t get good without practice, keep your head down and move onward. There
Top 10 Tips For Street Photography
It is street photography season in this part of the world and I am jotting down ten top tips as a reminder to myself and anyone else that may happen to stumble upon this humble little website. There are some obvious tips but as always, user experiences may vary. Gear
Post Process Photography
Lately I have been attempting to find a more efficient workflow for my photography processing and organization. I have been an Adobe Lightroom user since 2006 to help organize and edit images. A few years ago Adobe switched to a subscription model instead of a one-time purchase. This is disappointing.