oakwood cemetary

This week I took Declan to a local landmark.  Oakwood Cemetery is a Historic Cemetery built in 1859. New York City landscaper Howard Daniels transformed this 160 acres of land that included hills, valleys with springs and sturdy oaks into what was considered the picturesque ideal of landscape designs of that time.   Mortuary Chapel…

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dog, feet, selfie

Thursday June 21st is National Selfie day.  National Selfie day was established just 4 short years ago, but the act of taking self portraits started to become very popular with the advent of cell phones which had a camera attachment.  While the trend for selfie’s may have become popular at this time, I would challenge…

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This week’s blog is about HDR images.  What HDR stands for is High Dynamic Range.  To take an HDR image, the photographer would normally take a set of at least 3 images.  One that is properly exposed, one that is overexposed and one that is underexposed.  Then you take these images and combine them with…

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Bear, dog

B    Bright ROGAN Bright Rogan L Loyal JAXSON Loyal Jaxson U Unrivaled TANK E Expressive WOLFGANG These dogs are all ‘Blue’ over not being adopted yet.  Just don’t Glance, Give them a Second Chance! Come visit Second Chance Saturday’s and Sundays 10am-2pm.   Project 52-Blog Circle This post is part of Project 52 which…

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Black and White

This week we are exploring one of my favorite types of images.  Black and White.  One of the things that drew me to photography to begin with was Ansel Adams and his black and white landscapes.  Much as I hate to admit it, I don’t process many images as black and white anymore.  Before digital…

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