Category: Photography

Palm Trees, Bark, and LAB color

Went to Florida a couple of weeks ago and the palm trees always interest me with their super-textured bark, overlapping scale-like thingees and how they render. Using my Olympus E-M1.2, I took a bunch...

The Bench

I have this teak bench in my back yard that gets the most glorious sun very late in the afternoon. Throughout the year, it looks different with the seasons. This week it snowed and...

Sometimes the best camera is your phone

So the mantra with many notable photographers is to Always have a Camera with you. If you travel for business, like I do, you can’t really take a camera everywhere. It’s just not practical...

Martha’s Vineyard Beach

Was bored at the beach in Martha’s Vineyard at Long Point in September and decided that the waves looked nice, even at mid-day. The beach traffic is very light at this beach and so...

My adventures with LAB color

I’ve been experimenting with a Photoshop technique that has intriguing me after working with a friend in the Essex Photo Club. I’m sure it’s been done before, but it’s essentially a way to extract...

Sumac berries

Olympus E5 w 12-60 kit lens on macro. Handheld. The berries are probabaly about 1cm in diameter

Infrared Black & White

I got out my Infrared-converted Olympus E520 that was purchased maybe 10-12 years ago. I kept the 14-54 (good thing). It’s got a bit of a hot spot, but that’s fixable. This camera was...