Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy the images I have posted. Please do not reproduce them without my permission. Most are available as note/greeting cards or as prints/enlargements. Thank you for visiting my site and your comments.
Many have asked about the Header image above, which I named 'Eerie Genny'. It was originally shot with film [taken on the shore of the Genesee River near the Univ. of Rochester]. During the darkroom development, I flashed a light above the tray. The process, known as 'solarization', produces eerie, ghostlike effects; some have mistaken this image as an infra-red photo. Some 35+ years later, I scanned and digitized the print, and did a little modern day editing, and, voila.
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Friday, April 27, 2012

Venetian Alleyway [Sky Watch Fridaty]

Well, not much of a sky to speak of, but, I like the silhouetted objects against it. This is from another of my archival slides that I scanned and made digital. Having done that, I decided it looked better in B & W. While it is not your typical view of Venice, who could resist such a nice narrow street and the lighting at dusk?

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Rochester Downtown [Sunday Stills]

The reflection of the Gannett Building off the Blue Cross Arena windows is a favorite image for folks photographing downtown -- This particular shot had to be cleaned up in Photoshop Elements to remove unsightly lamp posts along the sidewalk, as well as a sign and parts of some smaller buildings [and a few additional tricks]. Having said all that, I hope this does not detract from the fact that the building has cast a grand reflection!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Salt Lake City Aerial [Sky Watch Friday]

This image has a rather interesting history. First, it was shot through the window of an American Airlines jet as we were approaching the Salt Lake City airport [this was sometime in the Spring of 1978]. The Kodachrome slide was stored in a carousel or Vis-File page over the decades. A few years ago, when I began scanning some of my archive to go digital, I chose this one. Like all my other slide scans, I had had to clean up the accumulated Schmutz in Photoshop Elements; but, this one was in dire need of color correction. Much of the blue still remains, and there are other imperfections that need attention. Some day I will get back to work on it -- but, for now, I  still find it a pleasing image -- especially knowing that I had only one or two chances to get the shot.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Venetian Dusk [Sky Watch Friday]

I thought I'd go back to my archive and look for an image that is a 'change of pace' compared to my recent postings.  This shot was originally in slide form, scanned, digitized and cleaned up. You wouldn't believe the Schmutz that accumulates on slides that were stored in Vis-File pages. Fog can really enhance the mood of an image, and I was lucky with this one. Happy Passover/Easter to all!!!