While on the road I did a quick Snapseed black and white conversion of a foggy, dawn photo at Steamboat Lake. Using Silver Efex Pro 2 I’ve processed a couple more from the same morning.
I’m a little behind on posts. We have attended 2 more balloon rallies since Salina, a couple National parks and 3 states. Things should be a bit quieter for a while so I’ll do my best to get some photos and stories out.
For those of you willing to brave the traffic and the crowds to attend the fair make sure you go check out all the amazing photographs entered in the competition this year. Not even half of my entries made it to the display level, I went a little overboard on entering. It is always interesting…Continue Reading “San Diego County Fair”
I just finished watching the National Geographic video about Steve McCurry’s journey to create a tribute to Kodachrome using the last roll to come off the production line. He decided to do a series of portraits starting from his home in New York and back to where his career began, India. Even if you have…Continue Reading “The last roll of Kodachrome”
Black Canyon has limited access in the winter but even seeing a little bit of the contrasts created during a snow storm is worth the effort to get there. Another park in Colorado…
This is the first day of National Park week. I’m going to be posting a new photo everyday from a different park to encourage everyone to take advantage of these wonderful places. This photograph was taken at Organ Pipe Cactus NM in southern Arizona. It is the signature species of the park, Stenocereus thurberi commonly called organ…Continue Reading “National Park week – Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument”
National Park week starts tomorrow. All 401 National Parks will be waiving their entrance fees for April 22-26th and many will have special programs, check for details at National Park week.
I picked up a couple of dandelion seed heads the other morning to do some macro shots with. Good thing I picked them when I did, all the wind we had yesterday blew them all away. The first image I did a black & white conversion with and I still can’t decide which I like…Continue Reading “Dandelion”
The Badlands in July can be an inhospitable place, it was 109 the first day we arrived. But it is also a place of delicate pastels and vibrant sunsets with rapidly changing light as summer thunderstorms routinely pass through.Continue Reading "Badlands National Park, South Dakota"
Today I finally got the fog I’ve been waiting for to photograph the pier in. By the time I got there it was thinning and I only had about 15 minutes of shooting with the fog as thick as I wanted. Here are my favorites.