Of course it would follow that the day I finally remembered to bring my raincoat to work is the day that the rain finally stopped. It rained all week. Well, most of the week. Wednesday afternoon was sunny, but that was just about it. Every other day involved rain and gloom, with several thunderstorms and … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up
Let me tell you about this photograph. I shot it using a Sony a6500 with a 10-18mm lens on a two-foot tall travel tripod and a 10-stop neutral density filter. The water looks pretty cool, right? All soft and flowy with the spray looking like mist. It takes time to make a photograph like this, … Continue reading A Day at the Beach
David duChemin is a photographer I've been following for a few years now. I'm not sure how I came across his blog, Pixelated Image, but after reading a few posts, I quickly decided that I could learn a lot about taking pictures from him. I've had a camera in hand to one degree or another … Continue reading New Acquisition
I took my remaining birthday money to the bookstore and, with the help of a wonderful Barnes and Noble clerk, got a great deal on a great book. Photography is the Thing I Do. My job revolves around photography and the latest gear, and I'm constantly photographing things outside of work, too, to the point where … Continue reading New Acquisition
I have books. I also have cameras. The two past times often go together. Okay, the next one isn't a book. But it references books and is in a bookstore. Close enough. Also, a tasty latte I bought at my favorite coffee shop, which I drank while reading a book.
My plan last night was to catch a bus out to the Cliffs of Moher and Doolin- something I had been looking forward to since I started planning this whole trip. Around 4:00 this morning, though, I woke up feeling horrendous. Achy muscles, sore throat, headache, coughing. It was dreadful, and I didn't get back … Continue reading Ireland, day 6
I went to Galway Cathedral on Sunday, then wandered around city central and down some other streets I hadn’t been down before. The weather was still a bit dodgy, culminating in a sudden, violent downpour that knocked over a vendor's table of pottery at the weekend street market. After that, the sun came out like … Continue reading Ireland, day 5