I have just returned from the 68th annual conference of NECCC, New England Camera Club Council. It was an intense two-and-a-half day affair packed with interesting programs, vendor displays, equipment trials, good conversation, in short, a highly … [Read more...] about NECCC 2013
Early in the evening, the weather was bearable and I ventured to the backyard to sample some more flowers. Although you will see more Crocosmia Lucifer photographs, I decided to start the presentation with a more common, even abundant Road Lily. Its … [Read more...] about In the Backyard
I braved the heat yesterday afternoon to take a few quick photographs of the Crocosmia Lucifer in the front yard. Their intense red pushed the camera to its limits and required a little tweaking in Lightroom, pulling the red luminosity down a little … [Read more...] about Crocosmias are in Bloom
The weather changed suddenly from cold to hot about a week ago. So much so that we had the AC running non-stop for three days. During that time, we also had rain which accelerated the blooming of many flowers in the back and front … [Read more...] about Garden 2013
I have not written about some software or hardware in quite some time. I have a few good pieces of information to share in this post, a useful piece of hardware, a software, and a Web site. I have been working on building a lighting kit at … [Read more...] about Useful Gear, Software and Hardware
Festival Ballet Providence closed its season with one of the most popular ballet productions, Sleeping Beauty. I was at the two dress rehearsals to watch two different casts do their magic and dazzle the viewers. The costumes and the stage set were … [Read more...] about Last Two Rehearsals of the Season
Adobe has just announced their new software delivery paradigm. A stand-alone program will no longer available in their former CS, Creative Suite bundle singly or as various bundles. They call their new paradigm Adobe CC for Adobe Creative Cloud where … [Read more...] about Creative Cloud or Captive Consumer?