Stacking Photos

I had a rather stressful day yesterday. So to calm myself down I decided to take some time and really learn how to use the DSLR tethering app on my Nexus 7. I’ve toyed with it some in the past, but have never bothered to sit down and explore it’s features. One feature, in particular,…

Meta Camera

Today’s entry is a bit “meta.” Last week I was walking home after having lunch with a good friend and came across a beautiful-looking mirror behind our local strip mall. Seeing as I had my camera with me for the walk, what else could I do but take a picture? As the subject of the…

Frosty

Yesterday I went out to my car and saw this frost forming on the windows on my garage door. After I took my wife to work I went out and took some pictures. The fractal pattern of the frost is absolutely magnificent, and the backdrop of the darkened garage help make it stand out. It was…

The Old Gate

I still feel like I’ve been hit with a steam-roller, but I want to offer something on the blog today. You may recognize the above photo from the featured image I posted yesterday. This is, obviously, the full image. It’s an old gate found on the grounds of Hopewell Iron Forge, an “iron plantation” located…

Expectation in Frame

I’m really not feeling well so my entry for today is this image, probably my favorite photo taken down in Williamsburg, VA. Framed in the image is one of the colonial re-enactors awaiting the fife & drums corps on the courthouse green. It’s a big event most days in the historic area, and one of my…

Approaching Lightroom

Last Spring Apple announced the expected, and yet altogether depressing, demise of the incredible Aperture. This photo organizing and post-processing application was one of the first purchases I made after begin given my first DSLR. I love it’s simplicity, clean lay-out, and speed. Aperture will probably work for another year or so before it becomes…