Oct 192010

ISO 80; f/4; 1/640; 13.4mm; 4:26pm (Canon SX10 aperture priority)

Cropped and straightened image. Made adjustments to  red and yellow hues and painted out same hues from background.  All adjustments made with Aperture.

ISO 80; f/5; 1.125; 48.6; 4:29 (Canon SX10)

Crop and used Blue Desert adjustments in Aperture, but backed off blue hue changes.

Aug 232010

This is continued from Life of a Beach Ball (Part 1)


After the 5 1/2 hour flight from Phoenix, we land in Laguardia Airport in NYC. Mr. Beachball needed to wake up and start adjusting to the new time zone. No better place than Starbucks for that. Mr. Beachball is not looking his vibrant self at all.

**ISO 800; f/2.8; 1/40; 7.7mm  (Canon Powershot SD950IS)

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Aug 232010

Do you remember the July 2nd Friday Assignment?  I went back to find that beach ball… it took a couple tries but I finally caught up with it.  Here’s how it spent its summer vacation.

Mr. Beachball found again in the desert… wind blown from original location.

**ISO 80; f/5.7; 1/640; 86mm; 7:12 AM  (Canon SX10)

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Aug 102010

A Nature Shot:

ISO 80; f/5.6; 1.50; 78.2mm; 7:42am (Canon SX10) Kuhn Rd Quartzsite

An Architectural Shot:

ISO 80; f/8; 1/200; 21.7; 7:54am (Canon SX10) Main St Quartzsite

Street Photography:

ISO 80; f/5.7; 1/500; 100mm 8:03am (Canon SX10) Main St. Quartzsite

These were taken Sunday Morning during my bike ride. Can you believe that Quail?  There were literally hundreds of them , not only in the desert areas, but on the road and on people’s property.