Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Category: Photography

  • Digital Memory Blackouts

    The Google Photos Rediscover This Day feature felt I needed reminding of today five years ago. It is true that I took some photos (1,2,3) while on a beach trip. And it is also true that I cherish these photos. But it is also true I cherish them because they make me weepy and sad.…

  • Phone camera and teeshirt selfies

    So I wear lots of geeky teeshirts. Many of these shirts have text on them. Maybe it is just me, but I want the text to be oriented the correct way when I take a photo of it. (You all are smart people, so it is not that I think you would be unable to read…

  • Missing Photos?

    Several (most) of the photos I have on this site are actually hosted on Flickr. If they are missing, today (July 25th, 2013 7pm to 1am), then the below is why. We wanted to give you a heads up that Flickr will be undergoing planned maintenance this coming Thursday, July 25, from 4pm to 10pm PDT.…

  • dSLR Resolution Week One

    Decided that I should post a dSLR photo a week this year. So this is entry one. Yesterday, Iook a walk on the trail at Ben Burton park. This fern and moss caught my eye. Between the tree and cloud cover, there was not a great amount of light. So I oped up the ISO…

  • Supermoon

    Supermoon, originally uploaded by Ezra S F. This is straight out of my point-n-click camera. Another reason I do not play much with my 6+ year old dSLR. (Tempted to go get another one 1/500s.) dSLR version (cropped) www.flickr.com/photos/sneezypb/2348191039/

  • Happy Birthday, Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare’s bithplace and home in Stratford-Upon-Avon. (Tourist trap) I took this in March 2002 when I was in England. That was a fantastic trip where we got to see lots of interesting places.

  • Green Pier

    Green Pier, originally uploaded by Ezra S F. Last week, I was in Mexico Beach, FL. Here is a perspective shot I took underneath the pier on a walk on the beach. The colors were a bonus.

  • Flared Near Sunset

    Flared Near Sunset, originally uploaded by Ezra S F. Guess I was feeling good about heading home for the weekend. Happily it was not already dark.

  • Flickr: Most Interesting 2011

    David Wilkinson has a cool tool I like called Flickr Set Manager. It daily looks at my photos and updates several sets of my photos. One is my most interesting 120 photos. The others are the most interesting 30 photos for each year. Below is a slideshow for 2011.