Monthly Archives: February 2019

Light and darkness, stillness and movement… experiments with photography… part 2…

Okay, for a while, these will be the last of the ‘low-light-long-shutter-opening-wiggling-the-camera-while-I take-pictures-of-colored-lights-in-various-weird-forms’ posts… I am not giving up on the premise… And, as I may have mentioned, I am saving the best of these photos to do some fun … Continue reading

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Idle on piano…

Just some random funny pictures I made for my buddy, Eric, and sent to him on Twitter. His publisher is looking for a photo for a book cover, and I figured, why not?

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Fun with the sun… (or); Instead of just showing you the rest of those photos of the sunset over the San Francisco Bay that I took when I went with my mom into the hills above Berkeley during Christmas vacation, what if I intersperse them with copies upon which I worked some digital magic… part 4… special ‘liquefy filter’ edition…

I don’t know why I haven’t spent more time playing with the ‘liquefy’ effect in Photoshop! It has a twirl option!!! I tried to twirl only the sky and water in that one. But the smudgy tool is fun too. … Continue reading

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Another of those things I see in the world around me that nobody else seems to notice…

I was at work one day, not too long ago, and I looked down at the flagstones, and spotted this Aztec chief in a big, gold, jewel-encrusted crown… or war helmet… or whatever. He is right there, in plain sight. … Continue reading

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How I ended up with this haircut; a story that highlights the creative and unusual ways that I make my own life difficult, with the help of the crack squirrels that live in my head…

Okay, so I have a place where I go to get my haircut. Haircuts have not been, historically, something that I worry about. In the first place, I was a Bay Area hippy when I was young. I had hair … Continue reading

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Colors; in which I intersperse photos from two different ongoing series of posts, and offer no explanations whatsoever, thereby interrupting the flow of this post with annoying words, but which you will already know all about… if you are following along, that is…

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A love bench and a double rainbow…

So I am cleaning some photos off my cell phone. My wife just had a birthday, and I made her a little love bench. But it is also a photo stand, because I carved a slot in the seat of … Continue reading

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