02-05-14 Our Italian Villa

I set the Way-Back Machine to 2008 in my quest for something refreshing (at least to me) to post. 2008 doesn’t seem like that long ago but for a photographer, who might measure time based on know-how and equipment, it was 2 cameras ago: then – the Canon 5D; now – the 5DIII. The joke…

A Stony Gaze

Many of the photos I have posted recently have been resurrected from a fairly large collection of old digital files that have been languishing in a virtual closet. They are a little like old, worn t-shirts that have great sentimental value but should really be turned into rags. My wife even tells me that if…

Duomo Siena

Here’s another photo of the Siena Cathedral and one that I adjusted with Apple’s raw image processing software called Aperture. I think it’s an amazing tool but today I decided it is especially useful to people who shoot architectural interiors in poorly lit places – such as the Duomo Siena. I won’t bore you with…

Under An Amazing Dome

I have a weakness for domes, including this amazing structure. This shot was taken a few years ago and discarded (along with everything else I took in the cathedral.) The problem was that everything seemed so dark. But having found a way to resurrect photos like this, I offer this shot.

01-29-11 Efficiency

Sometimes this blog attempts to be an artist enterprise but I’ll have to admit that after over 700 posts, I’m running low on art. So today I am using this blog to document evidence of a lifestyle very different from our big-pickup-4-wheel-drive-our family-of-4-has-5-cars mentality. What you are looking at is a cute, yellow car parked…