Those Photo Apps

New photo apps that heavily process photos get me almost every time! I have to try them out. I’ll never understand the digital magic under their hoods. Perhaps that’s the reason I feel so drawn to them? So here are some experiments from today’s photo apps download of the Prisma app for iPhone. (Despite what you may find, there is… Continue reading

Continuing the Exploration

In my previous post, Exploring the Backside of the Tracks, I talked about my finding a specific photo location near some Atlanta westside railroad tracks. In this post, I want to talk about what’s by those tracks: The Goat Farm Arts Center. What a very cool place to discover! The area consists of several buildings built back in the 1800’s.… Continue reading

Exploring the Backside of the Tracks

I love exploration. No, I really, really love exploration. I wanted to use a photo I had seen on the Lost and Found Youth website for a donation box for that organization. Printing pictures from the web typically yields disastrous results because printing and display technologies are so significantly different. So, I decided to find and shoot the photo myself.… Continue reading

#SevenDayPhotoChallenge: Photo 3

They say that the best camera is the one you have with you. It had just stopped raining (an incredibly rare thing at the time) when we stopped at the old submarine (now fishing) pier at Fort Baker. The air was clear with a bit of a nip from the strong and consistent breeze from the ocean through the golden… Continue reading

ōlloclip Telephoto w/ Wide Angle

Last month I reviewed the YOPO lens kit for the iPhone 6+/6s+. You can read about that at this link. I was terribly dissatisfied with the quality of the images the kit produced. To be frank, they were just so poor as to be unusable. Get an idea of the size of the olloclip on its neckstrap The ōlloclip 2x… Continue reading

The Ongoing Quest for a Fresh Selfie

Selfies. What a concept. A photo to represent our online presence. I think it’s ultimately kind of weird, frankly. But today the selfie is, well, a way of life for some people who seem obsessed with taking them. To each his/her own I suppose. I must admit that I like seeing current photos of people I know, especially if I… Continue reading

More San Francisco Photos

Here are a few other PhonePhotos from my week in the city. I want to brag about Affinity Photo: perspective correction is really easy. Removing people, puddles, and objects (such as cars) is a mouse stroke away!Numerous distracting center foreground reflective puddles were easily removed from the above photo of San Francisco’s City Hall. I loved the two inverted… Continue reading

New House ATL: First Unveiling

Well, the new house is by no means finished, but I’m sick to death of it1. It has taken 5 months to get this far, and I’ve reached the end of my patience with the whole process. So, even though it still requires a lot more work, I’m declaring the job done. I need closure, and closure has now been… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Sunset on Overdrive

Those who know me know that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday by far. This past Thanksgiving1 was an extended holiday. Steve spent about a week out on the west coast and cooked his best Thanksgiving meal ever! Delicious. In our typical fashion of trying to minimize waist2, we did’t cook a turkey—just a ham. He cooked on Tuesday; so, we… Continue reading