Poole’s General Store

Poole’s General Store

My painted version of Seneca Store (Poole’s General Store) History At the turn of the last century, this was one of over a 100 general stores found throughout Montgomery County. But as the Seneca Store celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2001, there were less than 25 of these local mercantile operations that remained. Since 1901, […]

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Watercolor Scenic

Watercolor Scenic

Stumbled on a competition site this morning for those using the “Topaz” plugin with Photoshop.  One person posts an image and then everyone tries to make it better/different using the Topaz filter somewhere in the process.  Here is the original image and my version.  Click on either version to see a larger image. Click on […]

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Old Car, New Work

Here is one I did for my gear-head followers.  Not sure of the year/make but for this type of technique, it’s not really that important.  This would look great hanging in a den or man-cave. (particularly if your own car is used for the image).  

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Back in the Saddle

Well, as you can see by the dates, I’ve been away for almost two months. However, I’ve not been idle. I had some health problems and then my wife was given many new responsibilities at work.  She needed some help getting acclimated to the software that she needed to use and I was that help.  Considering […]

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My New Studio Setup

I recently purchased an ebay studio kit from a company called “LINCO” and thought I would post a hands on review for those who might be considering such a kit. But first, a bit of background. I’ve got over 40 years as a professional photographer. On 9/11/06 I had a massive heart-attack that retired me. […]

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Banner Mania

One of my favorite pastimes is creating banners for my church. And I’m not speaking of web-banners.  We have two areas in the church where I am allowed to display large banners. One is 4’x8′  and the other is 2’x6′.   I normally start with a photograph I’ve taken or a public domain image off […]

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News You Can Use

For years, Lotus has been renowned for their high performance lightweight cars, and since the manufacturer announced the creation of a Lotus motorcycle in a June 21, 2013 press release, we’ve waited patiently for production. Finally, in a Feb. 20 press release, Lotus officially announced that they will send the C-01 motorcycle to production. Read […]

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Fabulous Concept Cars From The 1950s

Fabulous Concept Cars From The 1950s

They were pure fantasy on wheels, machines designed to make the heart race and the mind ask… what if? These 1950s concept cars were automotive art built to attract public attention, test wild engineering ideas, and give motorists a fleeting glimpse down the highway of tomorrow. 1956 PONTIAC CLUB DE MER

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