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, August 25, 2016

World of InfraRed 10: Santa Fe (ii) [Sky Watch Friday]

While most photographers prefer to shoot during the so-called ‘golden hours’ of light, shooting in infrared is best during the bright mid-day. Blue skies are darkened and vegetation can appear white [a variety of factors influences the latter]. Here are several more shots I made during our recent vacation in Santa Fe, NM.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

World of InfraRed 9: Santa Fe (i) [Sky Watch Friday]

It is a year since I last showed infrared images shot with my IR-modified camera [see my June/July/Sept. 2015 posts]. However, I was bitten with the desire to shoot again in infrared. So, during our recent trip to Santa Fe, I took both regular shots with my Canon 60D camera and IR images with my modified Kodak ZM1015. Images from the former have been posted here in the last two weeks; today I begin with the IR shots. Because of the particular camera I had modified, I have not been able to generate IR color images in Lightroom; but, I am quite happy with the B&W conversions.

The top two images below are those of St. Francis Cathedral; the bottom two images are some of the adobe buildings I also shot and posted in color.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Santa Fe (ii) [Sky Watch Friday]

There are many attractions in and outside Santa Fe. In the former category are the numerous museums [especially the Georgia O’Keefe Museum], churches/chapels [especially St. Francis Cathedral], art galleries [especially the mile long Canyon Road], and squares/parks. Below are several representative shots from this group.

                                                           St. Francis Cathedral

                                        One of my favorite Canyon Road Gallery sculptures.

                                     Portion of a sculpture in the Botanical Garden.  

A must visit is outside Santa Fe; viz. Bandelier National Monument. Thousands of years ago, it was home to the ancestral Pueblo Indians, who carved caves into the soft rock cliffs.

                        Finally, a sky-scape shot upon our return to Santa Fe from Taos.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Santa Fe (i) [Sky Watch Friday]

This year has been a busy time traveling for us [see postings on Morocco and German cities]. However, our latest trip was a domestic one; viz. to Santa Fe, NM. We had stopped there briefly in Aug. 1980, as we were driving back to Rochester after a year long sabbatical in Salt Lake City. Those few days were enough to want to return for a longer stay. For me, the adobe buildings, characteristic of the Southwest, were particularly appealing. Below are several examples of this style. Interesting to note here is that the color of the adobe is, as you might guess, highly dependent on the light.