Manipulated Reality

This was done as part of a teaching demonstration yesterday and while I have already posted a variation of this photo (click), I thought I’d post the doctored photo. Everything thing you see here is “real” and existed in the original photo. The difference between my original post and this one is that there is…

Fall Reflections

I was looking at some photos I took while staying overnight in a picture perfect town in Washington named Gig Harbor. I had passed this one over, in part because out of the camera it looked a little drab. But, thanks to a little help from my friends (Aperture and Photoshop) this photo is filled…

Before the Start

In the minutes before the start of a sailboat race, things can look a little chaotic. The challenge is to cross the start line (not visible in this photo) after the starting gun goes off, not before. Before the race, then, you might have boats that are going in opposite or seemingly random directions. All…

Slowly Going Nowhere

Somebody once said that a good definition of sailing was “slowly going nowhere at great expense.” These boats were photographed leaving Gig Harbor in Washington state on a nearly windless day and they were certainly moving at a deliberate pace. Though it was a generally gray (a typical western Washington) day, the boats in this…