Tag: Photography

Putting things in focus

Once in a while, you need to just focus and see the beautiful things out there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=731h4B1QGJs

The Grand Canyon

My wife and I escaped Phoenix for a couple of days and went up to the Grand Canyon. We had never been there. It was pretty awesome. (I've seen the Copper Canyon in Mexico, which is bigger, but different.) We took some pictures. Most were taken by her, though.

Red Dawn

I'm not much of a morning person, but waking up early to see this was worth it. Look at those primary colors!

Take A Better Selfie

Ah, selfies. You either love them or hate them. You either think people are very bane and self-centered for taking them, or you appreciate that someone is document themselves being somewhere. Whatever your side on this, and if you enjoy photography, you know that there are good selfies and there are bad selfies. The typical ...

I Get Fan Mail Sometimes

It should come as no surprise to you that I get fan mail sometimes. After all, I do tend to poke bears with sticks. The bigger the bear, the longer the stick, though. Imagine my surprise the other day when I saw the following message in my inbox on Facebook: "You are truly one stupid, ...

My Favorite Photographs of 2016

Another year, another ten thousand photographs. Seriously, I took that many. Between my iPhone, my DSLR and my mirrorless (the same little camera that traveled with me to Colombia), I took about ten thousand photographs. Not all of them were good. Maybe one or two were great. However, there were several that are my favorites ...

Handwritten

The Classics Are Always the Best Ones

My favorite type of vehicle is the 1979 Jeep CJ7. Other people like other cars, and some people really, really like their cars. For example, these people at the Carlisle (PA) Car Show... The amount of care and dedication they give their cars is admirable. While I love the CJ7, I would probably stick every ...

Girasoles

After having no luck in finding a sunflower patch near my house, I drove down to the Virginia-Maryland line (aka the Potomac River) and found one in a park. The owners set it up for people to go to, but they also did it so that birds would be attracted to the area... So the ...

Up in a high place

The first time I went to High Rock was when I first moved to south-central Pennsylvania in 2000. I was a stranger in a strange land, but sitting atop that high place allowed me to see that it was not much different than other places I've been to. It was very green, yes, but the ...