With daytime temperatures sitting firmly in the 100-degree range and air quality officially unhealthy for sensitive groups, any strenuous exercise I’m doing has to be as early as possible in the day. This morning as I stepped out my door, the air felt stagnant and thick and already slightly uncomfortable. It was a bit daunting, but I felt rewarded as […]
I took my bike out for a spin the other day for the first time in quite a while. Wanting to travel light, I tucked the small Fujifilm camera into my bag — although shooting pictures wasn’t my main goal. Still, as I paused in the shade of the bridge, the sun sparkling on the water caught my eye. I […]
The Daily Press Weekly Photo Challenge for the week of August 2, 2017. This week, focus on the tactile element of the objects you shoot, whether it’s one distinct quality — softness, smoothness, graininess, or any other texture you find interesting — or a combination of several within one frame.
It’s an old, old story — families being compelled to pick up and move from one place to another when times are hard. Those of us who have never been in such a situation may struggle to understand what it feels like; but John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath (not to mention John Ford’s brilliant movie adaptation) and the […]
The theme of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Hallways. Hallways come in all sizes and uses. They are usually thought of as indoor, but don’t forget about hallways that are outdoors and underground. Hallways usually have some great repetitive lines and shapes. Use your imagination for this theme. Aboard Amtrak’s Capital Corridor train: Sleeper car in the California […]