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Charleston, South Carolina

I visited my step-daughter who is living near Charleston and brought her a Maltese to replace her pride and joy who had died from old age.  I don't know about living there in the heat of the Summer but, Charleston is a lovely place to visit in the Sp

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Restoring My Data

When I switched computers, I first backed up all of my photos to an external hard drive.  Then, I lost all of my other documents due to some glitch.  

Luckily, I had enrolled in the Carbonite,com Backup.  All that I needed to do was to input my email

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Irene Rudnyk

I have subscribed to a series of free editing tutorials on YouTube by Irene Rudnyk.  I have been working with Photoshop for years but, many of her techniques are completely new to me.  I think that I might even be able to use some of these techniques

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Planes Against The Skyline

After a long hiatus, the Red Bull Air Races have returned to San Diego Bay.  The big difference between the Red Bull Races and normal air shows is that the planes fly very low and are usually pictured against a city skyline.  In this case the skyline

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Cambridge in Colour...

I have belonged to the Photo Group, "Cambridge in Colour" which is an international photo group based in the United Kingdom (therefore the "u" in the spelling of "Colour").  It is a fun group and a great place to learn things, keep up with present eq

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My winter vacation in Iceland

Several PG members wondered why I decided to take a vacation in February to Iceland.  Iceland has been in my bucket list for awhile and it has become a popular tourist destination.  I picked winter because 1) there are less tourists, 2) I wanted to e

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HONEST ABE

I did this series of portraits at a Civil War Reenactment held at Vista, California today.  The shots are framed quite closely because I wanted to avoid any evidence of the 20th Century (like power poles, modern vehicles and modern homes) just like I

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Powerex Batteries

I have been using Sanyo Eneloop AA batteries in my flash units for many years now because they gave me more flashes than did non-rechargeable batteries like Energizer alkaline batteries.

Recently, My flash recharge times have seemed to get longer.  I

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