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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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Friday, February 7, 2014

Sicily Skies [Sky Watch Friday]

     These images are from my archive. In 2006 we were in Sicily with a German tour group [from Studiosis]. Let me start off with a strong recommendation to visit there. It was a total surprise how lush and beautiful the scenery and vegetation were [in May]. I was expecting everything to be dry and dusty; it was anything but that. Also a surprise was the fact that are more Greek temples/ruins in Sicily than in Greece; and, they are in wonderful condition. In the town of Agrigento, stands an amazing collection of seven Greek [Doric style] temples, which were constructed during the 6th and 5th centuries BC. The image below is what remains of the Temple of Herakles [Greek counterpart of the Roman Hercules]. It is one of the lesser ruins compared to several much better preserved and almost complete temples.

The sunset below was shot through the window of a restaurant where we happened to be dining.


    This landscape was shot from high up a hillside in the vicinity of Erice. At the time it was quite cold and windy, and the tour was being urged to return to the bus. However, I was determined to wait for an opening in the clouds. I was lucky to get my shot, and was still not the last to re-board [sparing me some indignities].



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