Christmas Night

I don’t know about you, but for me, there are times when happy holidays can have a hollow sorrowful sound.

Symphony Hall Boston

As is very obvious in this photograph, we arrived pretty early for the concert. Although they discourage picture taking in the hall, my tiny Ricoh GR can be used almost unnoticed and I took full advantage of that with this shot. I take raw file pictures and when I processed this one in Lightroom the seats in the foreground took on a lovely blue…

Please!

Well I just broke my resolution in the last post. I said not cat videos but a cute dog portrait is almost the same thing. Sorry! (not really)

A New Style In Homeless Shelters

I walked up close enough to see the man curled up under his golf umbrella trying to sleep. However I backed off before taking this picture so I could get a good shot of the church to give the image good contex.

“Teeny” At The Bookcase

My step granddaughter is named Martine but everyone calls her Teeny. This is the first “cute kid” photo I’ve posted in a long time, maybe ever, but I couldn’t resist it. I guarantee you I’ll draw the line on cat videos. 

The iPhone Quandary

  I now own an iPhone 7+. It sports a 12 megapixel camera, has optical image stabilization, a ƒ/1.8 aperture and can shoot good looking videos very easily.  In short, the damn thing is is a powerhouse!  An interesting writer, Craig Mod, just wrote a terrific article about the changing nature of cameras and the evolution of photography. See It Here His point is that…

Explaining Twitter To Abraham Lincoln

I sat next to Abraham Lincoln at dinner two nights ago. He was fascinated by all the modern communication devices we have nowadays. I tried to explain to him that our current president was using only 140 characters to speak directly to the people of this country. Mr. Lincoln was baffled. He said, “I never liked to give long speeches but I can’t understand…

Teeny And The Glasses Game

    I’d forgotten how much fun babies are!

Starbucks Before My First Coffee Hit

  You know the feeling. Eyes blurred, mind dull, attitude grim. Sure signs of a coffee addict waiting for his first hit.