Through My Lens

115 – Really Posting Again

Posted in General Photography, Uncategorized by lwroffee on May 4, 2010

Wow, it has been almost a month since I have posted to this blog.  I have been taking a few images.  The spring flowers have not been as vivid here as they were last spring.  My guess is that we have not had as much rain in April and so far in May.  Here is a flower image I like and one of a granddaughter playing soccer.

Azella in the last ray of sun

Azella in the last ray of sun

6th Grader Game

6th Grader Game

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113 – Something Different

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on February 25, 2010

I often find myself taking photos of ceilings.  The light patterns and light fixtures are often interesting.  The first is from Union Station and the second is from a small restaurant.

Union Station Ceiling Pattern

Union Station Ceiling Pattern

Ceiling Fan and Light

Ceiling Fan and Light

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80 – Wedding Photographer

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on November 4, 2009

I noticed this young photographer at the wedding of the daughter of friends of ours.  It was an interesting setting, and later she did turn her flash in the correct direction.  I wonder if she was trying to read the music with that lens.

 

Musician and Photographer

Musician and Photographer

 

 

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75 – Autumn Bounty

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on October 24, 2009

It was a rainy day today, but the autumn bounty was evident.  I took this photo with the little Canon SD-870.  I am always impressed with the image quality of that little camera.

Pumpkins and Assorted Squash

Pumpkins and Assorted Squash

50 – Adobe Lightroom

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on September 4, 2009

I definitely have some learning ahead of me.  I just installed Lightroom 2.4, and like all Adobe products there is a steep learning curve.  I couldn’t even figure out how to reduce the size of a file to something appropriate for this blog and then save it.  At least I found the “remove all changes” button so I won’t permanently mess up a photo up while I am learning.  This is a photo from roaming around Frederick yesterday.

Old Building in Frederick, MD

Old Building in Frederick, MD

49 – Old and New

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on September 3, 2009

I went to Frederick, Maryland today to have some of our kitchen knives sharpened at an old fashioned shop.  I had the chance to roam around the historical district.  I certainly prefer old, unplanned and funky as opposed to new and planned.  The only problem is that old is generally not accessible to me.  It seems like most of the shops in old Frederick have never heard of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Shops in Frederick,MD

Shops in Frederick,MD

Carroll Creek Park, Frederick, MD

Carroll Creek Park, Frederick, MD

44 – Have Toy – Will Play

Posted in General Photography by lwroffee on August 29, 2009

In this case its Photoshop and finding a series of articles on a cheap camera that takes color saturated, seriously vignetted photos and has a cult following. The camera is the 35 mm LOMO LC-A, made in either Austria or Russia depending on which web site one reads.  So, I had to play.  Playing and learning I suppose is a decent excuse for spending several thousand dollars on a camera to produce incredibly sharp true images, and then more money on photo editing software and then making fuzzy dark images.

Lomo Photo

Lomo Photo