Facebook is fun. I liked it a lot. But I’m leaving it today. I’ll miss its incessant notifications, all the “likes”, weather reports, smiling birthday notifications and spooky adds about stuff I just looked at elsewhere a few hours ago; everything bouncing around in an attention grabbing silo created by some powerful invisible algorithm designed to keep my eyeballs locked on it, way beyond…
It was full last night and was beautiful. Hard to photograph though due to the extreme contrast involved. To compound my misery, I had a terrible time with focus as well. That said the composition was ok and the soft out of focus atmosphere wasn’t terrible. So here you are.
In all honesty it’s probably the orange background as much as anything that makes this a fun portrait. I was sitting next to this guy at lunch and took a quick shot of him him at work with his tablet computer, his cell phone AND his laptop. Food was nowhere in sight but he seemed perfectly happy to do without it.
I don’t know about you, but for me, there are times when happy holidays can have a hollow sorrowful sound.
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…
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)
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.
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.