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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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Thursday, May 3, 2012

Mackerel Sky II [Sky Watch Friday]


I've had this shot for several months and decided it's time to post a photo worthy of being considered a sky image -- ahem--  We don't often get a 'mackerel' sky, but occasionally we see a good one like this. It looks like a dispersant was poured into a large cloud to generate all these neat little smaller clouds. It reminds me of a cartoon I once saw in Punch [an English humor magazine]  in the 1960s when I was a graduate student in Microbiology. I copied it and have kept it all these years, since I always found it amusing. Actually, I regard it as sort of a metaphor for doing science; i.e., you set out to answer some question and, in the process of [perhaps] achieving that, new questions arise. As such, knowledge in the the field grows. OK -- enough pedantry; here's the cartoon. Hopefully, I am not violating some copyright --


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