Sacred Spaces Large and Small

Panagia Isodion Iconostasis

Hagia Sophia has stood over 1,400 years as one of the significant achievements of human ingenuity, creativity, and dedication. If you had a chance to enter the Great Church, you would remember the sense of awe the space emanates. The immense space is … [Read more...]

Looking Back


Photography has a rich, and due to its nature, a well-documented history. I would like to make this post an inverted process. Instead of writing a post and possibly getting some comments, I will present some photographs and invite your comments, … [Read more...]

What’s Next

Dunya Performing What's Next

More appropriately, Whatsnext which is the title of a new CD and an upcoming concert in Providence by Mehmet Ali Sanlikol and Whatsnext. I have known Mehmet Ali Sanlikol and his music from my days with the Turkish American Cultural Society of RI … [Read more...]

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

We watched an excellent documentary on an excellent documentary photographer, Dorothea Lange. I have found out that one can watch the entire episode online, in case you did not get a chance to watch or record it on WGBH on August 29, 2014. The … [Read more...]



Performing arts has different phraseology, different emphases than visual arts. I have learned over the past several years how even a fraction of an inch in the foot position, or a finger tip position make a great deal of difference in ballet, if the … [Read more...]

MOO, No, Not That One!

Fourth printing if the new card

Some companies know how to offer good customer service, period! MOO is an Internet-based printing company that offers a variety of products with high quality printing on hefty stock. Last year I made a set of business cards that featured a couple of … [Read more...]

Free DxO FilmPack 3, Limited Time

Free Dxo FilmPack 3

I have learned today on that DxO is giving free licenses to DxO FilmPack 3 until August 15. If you want to try adding film look to your digital photographs this may be the time to try it for free. This is a fully functional version of … [Read more...]

Working With a Canon G1X Mark II

Canon G1X Mark II

A few years ago I purchased a Canon G1X, a large sensor compact camera. I was very pleased with its image quality and enjoyed its portability. After I gave it as a gift, I found another one on ebay and purchased it. Recently I received as a gift the … [Read more...]