Category Archives: Photography

Camera/Lens Testing Update

Pictures Taken: July 10, 2018 If you read through my previous blog post on camera and lens testing you are a hardy soul – that was not a short post – this follow up is for you. If you got … Continue reading

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New Lens Testing

Photos taken: July 6&7, 2018 I retired – again – a few weeks ago. I joked with my friends that I’ve gone back and forth between working and retirement  so often in the past four years I should just start … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon

June 17, 2018 My sister-in-law was over for dinner and a movie tonight; As we walked outside a crescent moon was shining over the neighborhood. I ran in and got my tripod and camera. And a black-and-white version This was … Continue reading

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Saturday Afternoon in Chicago

After naps and lunch on Saturday the six of headed into Chicago for a quick excursion. We drove up to Oak Park to board the ‘El’ Green Line. The skyline is visible through the haze from the platform. After about … Continue reading

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Hood Canal and Port Townsend

March 10-12, 2018 Be prepared – there are a LOT of pictures in this post. We got lucky with the weather and I couldn’t stop clicking the shutter. We went up to Port Townsend, Washington with our neighbors/friends for a … Continue reading

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Late Winter Sunset

It appears as though winter may be loosening its grip; we enjoyed a sunny somewhat warm day. As we were eating dinner we were transfixed by the light on the trees in the green space behind our house. The sun … Continue reading

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Ridgefield Winter Trains and Birds

NOTE December 15, 2017. This week I updated my Adobe Lightroom (Classic) to get the latest updates. Word on the internet is that the updated Auto Tone function in the Basic panel has improved; it now adjusts clarity, vibrance, and … Continue reading

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