Unpacking Retreat

At just over 2300 words, yesterday’s passage is actually the longest section in the entire story of Welcome to the Valleys. Some interesting things happen as the party finally reaches the edge of settled lands. Let’s unpack. Noticed Walter is right about the Seekers and politicians of Woodhall knowing he’s not going out to the…

Fiction Tuesday – Retreat

Today’s blog is the continuation of, Welcome to the Valleys. If you would like to catch up with the tale, the first section can be found at this link The group remained in Woodhall for three days as Walter worked with the local council to finish procuring their supplies. “Really, Walter, I think you have more than enough to…

Hey look, a Portfolio!

This morning, my routine was very nearly derailed with a single Slack message. Did you now that Adobe Portfolio comes with the Adobe CC subscription??? I just got an email saying so! Now, for my readers who don’t know, I’m a pastor. This means Sunday mornings are not typically good times to share some new…

Lightroom Mobile Workflow

Yesterday I described my impressions of Lightroom Mobile. Today I’d like to share my Lightroom Mobile workflow. Transferring images from the camera There are two methods I use to transfer photos from my Nikon DSLR to an iOS device. Camera Connection Kit I own the original camera connection kit which came out at the same…

Almost home with Lightroom Mobile

A few weeks back Adobe released an update to their Lightroom Mobile app for iOS. Updates happen all the time, but this update added an ability which Lightroom users had long desired. It could import RAW photos. Suddenly, photographers could use a camera connection kit to import their RAW photos to an iDevice while out…

On Photography

I’ve found photography to be a hobby with a benefit beyond the wonderful images it produces. It helps me pay attention to the world around me. Now, I typically notice this benefit when I’m without my Nikon and see something which makes me say, “I wish I had my camera right now!” But before I…