Sequoia National Park – Hume Lake Road Trip

(more images attached…)  Yesterday I headed north with my 16 year old son to attend Hume Lake camp.  We had a lot of fun doing a road trip together, eating cheeseburgers, fries, and shakes, then dropping him off.  That let a 4+ hour solo road trip on the way home for me, but made for… Read More

Day 126 – Leo Carillo

Today is day 2 of practice with Photoshop.  Today I played with blending images.  Today’s image is a blend of three bracketed shots (median exposure (base), overexposed for shadows, and under exposed for highlights).  Images were brought into Photoshop where luminosity masks were used to blend the photos together (no Photomatix or other ‘HDR’ software… Read More

Day 87 – Peace

Gave double exposure a try today, blend mode is “Light”.  First picture was daughter’s hand in a peace sign against a bright sky, with the second exposure being a rose. “I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 Happy resurrection… Read More

Day 85 – San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Shots of Safari What an incredible day!  Was roughly 80 degrees at the Safari Park, no clouds, blue sky, and quite the range of animals; from delicate butterflies to rhinos.  So picking today’s image is quite a challenge.  But, I’m going with the cheetahs as they are relatively new and the cubs were recently born… Read More