Tag: SoFoBoMo

Great vistas, though According to my recollection and loose accounting, Hobbs and I have walked just over 100 miles in the past 6 weeks. As I mentioned earlier, I had an idea for a book called: A Journey of 100 miles, well, that’s not going to happen for a few reasons. One, I just really enjoyed the journey and took precious few photos, somewhere around 40 or 50, and it took us 6 weeks to do it. Further, not that…

The starting line for SoFoBoMo is nearly upon us. When it was announced with a May 1 start date, some months ago, I thought that that was a long way off. Now, it seems very near. 8 days. I find myself making more frequent trips to David DuChemin’s website, Pixelated Image, reading the articles that he has written, and thinking about my own photographic vision. I can say, with a great deal of honesty, that I’ve never been taken with…

Springtime in Summerville, SC I love to read fiction, especially good fiction. Also, if I happen to see a movie that contains all of the elements of good story telling, then I tend to remember that movie for some time. The elements of storytelling are, in no particular order: Setting: Where the story takes place, time, location Point of view: Who’s telling the story Plot: How the story is told. The steps, or sequence of events Theme: The underlying message…

OK, so I did a practice book (992 KB PDF). I thought: Why not? I need to get in touch with Scribus again and learn more about it this year. For this ‘book’, I did no post processing of the images, save for a small amount of color correction. For the real thing, I’ll have to do the color corrections, sharpening, and whatever other post processing that I’ll need to do. I’ve also not decided on color or black and…