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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 7, 2015

Spring Trip 2 [Orange You Glad It’s Friday]

   This continues our April visit to the Baltimore Aquarium. For me, one of the most eye opening exhibits was that of jellyfish. In the lobby area outside the entrance is a huge group of colorful jellyfish models hanging from the skylight. They were irresistible and I had a grand time shooting from various angles. The image below gives you a sense of scene. 


 
Going inside, we were surprised by the number of tanks of different jellyfish. While I did not note all their names, the one immediately below were Moon Jellyfish. I don’t know if these guys are capable of stinging like the kind [as in the lower image] we hear about sometimes invading beach areas.




The next image is an abstract generated by camera movement. I must confess that I don’t remember what I did while taking the shot....


Another highlight of our Spring trip was going to the Towson Orokawa Family Y. Taking advantage of my daughter’s trial membership, I managed to get in two good swim workouts and also to photograph my two grandsons doing wall/rock climbing. In the orange helmet is 11 yr. old Gavriel [Gavi], while 7 yr. old Korben [Korby] is wearing the white helmet. Both made it to the top and rang the bell to signal their completion of the climb. Needless to say, Popi was very proud of them both.




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