The Vase

The Vase

It was raining this morning so going out on the bike was out. Decided instead to play with this image and see if I could come up with something worth printing. After a few hours in photoshop and various other programs/filters, this is the result. As usual, comments are welcome. I’m printing the original at […]

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Terra Rubra Lions Club Car Show

Terra Rubra Lions Club Car Show

Yesterday, I visited a car show in “Terra Rubra” Maryland. I have lived about 30-40 miles south of this community but had never heard the name. After a few wrong turns (thanks Google) I found the show. There were about three dozen cars there, many from the MisFits car club which I’m familiar with. The […]

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Laural Md Car Show

Laural Md Car Show

Saturday, I visited the Laural MD “MVA” car show. Fist time there but definitely was not disappointed. While the show did seem down from previous years, there were still enough cars and vendors to view. One of the vehicles that caught my eye was this motorcycle. I played around with it a bit and here […]

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RIP Cassie

RIP Cassie

In March, our beloved ‘Cassie’  (upper right on home page) died of canine cancer.  We knew it was coming so we were prepared somewhat but losing a pet after nine years still hurts.  Cassie was our first female rottie and her personality was totally different from anything we had previously experienced.  She was ‘girlie’ all […]

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Nighthawks redux

Nighthawks redux

(click image for larger view) I went out tonight to try out some of the ‘scene’ settings on the FZ1000. I was especially intrigued by one setting called “hand-held night shots.”  I’ve always wanted to shoot a photo of our local Baja Fresh restaurant because the setting always reminded me of Hopper’s “Nighthawks” painting.  I […]

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My New Lumix FZ1000 Camera

My New Lumix FZ1000 Camera

 In my 50-plus years of owning cameras, I’ve never owned anything other than semi-pro and/or pro level cameras with interchangeable lens.  Canon has always been my camera of choice, although my first camera was a Minolta SRT101 and my last film camera was a Mamiya ProTL gripped and multiple lens.  Some years ago, I realized that […]

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