I took a lot of pictures in 2014. This picture of my 2nd son, taken on July 3 at the Athens, Ohio fireworks show, is my favorite. We've had a few health issues/concerns/scares over the past couple of years with him, though he's checked out okay through it all. This picture of him just makes... Continue Reading →
I've been posting pictures to Instagram for almost two years. Some photographers might think that Instagram isn't where "real" photographers would post as the pictures are generally lower resolution compressed files and/or the pictures are just camera phone selfies. I'm not a professional photographer by any means, but I have found Instagram to more than... Continue Reading →
The Daily Post at WordPress.com has an excellent Photography 101 series. The tips, crafted by guest photography bloggers, are written with a more general audience in mind. As someone who is newer to the hobby, I appreciate the non-technical approach to the topics. Posts in the series include: Philosophy of Photography Viewing the World with a... Continue Reading →
The past two days I received two very nice compliments via social media. Both of them made me feel especially valued and appreciated, even if the kind words came from people I have never met in person. I'm posting them here for those days where things aren't quite so rosy. The first comment came out... Continue Reading →
Beautiful morning on Park Place, a photo by volsinohio on Flickr. Park Place fountains looking towards Baker Center, in front of Alden Library, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
Dogwood in front of Wolfe Garden at Alden Library, a photo by volsinohio on Flickr. Shot at lunch with my Sony HX100V. Touched up a bit in Snapseed on my iPad.
I've been rocking an HTC Evo 3D since launch day back in 2011. It's been a mostly solid phone, but despite all the hype, the camera isn't that great. A while back I happened across a post about changing the Evo 3d camera settings to take better 2d pictures. For some reason the blog post... Continue Reading →