Etching in Ice

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Once again I have gone in search of patterns in the ice along the lake shore.  Conditions have not be favorable this year for the kind of patterns I’ve found in past years, but I did manage to find a couple to play with.

On A Path Less Traveled

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Aimless, no destination in mind, a path to follow, mysteries in nature.

What Can Be Saved?

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It often happens that an idea does not become what one wishes.  The execution in the moment seemed like it would work. But the realization when editing is that not much can be recovered from the available information.  So, what to do?  I’m not one to just give up and walk away.  I will take  time and play with sliders and curves to see what I might create from the data.  The October Road yields an interesting possibility.

Painterly Pastels

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A little flick of the camera, some fun in Photoshop using the oil paint filter and autumn takes on a slightly different look along the October road.

Sunrise Surprise

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On this morning, Lake Superior served up a little something different to me.  Not only did I get to see a lovely sunrise, but the wave action was creating spray patterns in front of the rising sun.  After a little … Continue reading

Tragic Events

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As intriguing as this image is, it represents a tragedy.  I  dropped the pouch with my Sony RX100 Mk5 on the garage floor and ran over it.  Amazingly, the camera actually works!  This certainly says something for Sony build quality.   However, I do not have access to any of the display functions and the viewfinder will not pop up.  I’ve taken photos with each of the settings on the camera and now have a rough idea of the setting for each of them.  I did speak with a camera shop to see if it was worth repairing, they guess-ti-mated at least $200-$400.  It would cost me $45 to send it in and get an official estimate.