Author: Paul

Well, that mirror lens isn’t too bad. I just have to be careful how to use it so as to avoid the circles and to get good shots. Here is a shot of a Mourning Dove in my neighbor’s back yard. Best guess, based on the distance scale on the lens, this guy was about 150 – 200 ft. away! Still he’s rendered pretty sharply. I just might get used to this lens! I bought it on eBay about 3…

OK, this time, I’m thinking it’s time to go. I got my shot of downtown, or uptown as Charlotteans like to call it. Time to go … but what’s that to my left! Dang! I need to go, but I can’t miss this shot. I need to take it home with me too! Greed!

So, I figure that I’m through for the night. I pack up my gear, leave the park, head north on Park Road and BAM! What do I see, but this fantastic orange light shining on downtown Charlotte right in front of me!!!. Well, this is a busy street with nowhere to pull over, so I considered it a loss. So, I turn right onto the next street and as I’m going down the street I see this seen again, this…

This evening I was considering not taking my camera with me, boy am I glad that I reconsidered. When I left to take Tony to practice, it was cloudy and raining, but I took the camera anyway. So, when I dropped him off I decided to go to the book store, kill a bit of time looking at other people’s photos, and wait for practice to end. After sitting at a table near a patio, I noticed that the sun…

A previous post (Luck) showed this image as a color image. Today, I decided to experiment with inversing the selection and making everything black and white, except the fisherman. I think that it adds quite a bit of “pop” to the image. Just a bit of play in my attempt to learn more about Photoshop. Paul

Well, we didn’t have a spectacular sunset, but at least before the clouds finally took complete control, the sun did have a bit of a say. Once photography enters your bloodstream, it’s like a disease. -Anonymous

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