All posts tagged: Photography

You guys know how this works…

  You produce something… be it poetry/prose, music, art… whatever… that you think you might kinda like show to other people… … a bit… And then you spend an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out how to make it better. Obsessing over the details, reliving the decisions that led you to this choice or that… Trying to figure out how to make it a more perfect expression of your inner self…

Yesterday…

It’s amazing what four days of 20+ mph winds (or higher) will do for the quality of the air around here. A clarity of seeing you might tend to take for granted in other parts of the country – such as the high deserts out west – becomes somewhat special when it happens around the New York metropolitan area, because of its rarity… For example, in the above picture (which looks really great on my 27″ monitor, let me tell you…

The FFF of F…*

Fall can be such a tease, at times… Right now, we’re experiencing 70 degree days around here. That’s 21.111 degrees, to those of you in other parts of the world. Give or take a one, or two… Around here, it should be crisp and clear. Not so crispy lately, though we had some crispiness a week or so ago. Now we’re back to warmer weather… Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind, it seems… Neither can the trees. That’s one seriously wishy-washy color scheme, going on there. As for the clear part… well, you tell me… So much for trying new techniques of photographing stars in light-polluted areas… And the weather forecast swore it would be crystal clear, too… Speaking of confused, WordPress seems unable, or unwilling, to render the colors of my photos in its usual fashion. Normally, I’ll re-scale them from within the media folder, in order to get them down in size. Makes the pages load faster. Tonight, WordPress seems to be in a bit of a funk, because every attempt to …