the daily orange peel
the daily orange peel
The end of the Bluebonnets and the beginning of the Fire-wheels on our land outside Austin and at the edge of the Texas Hill Country.
The last shot of the day...
The last shot of the day. With the sun below the horizon, frogs croaking, and the bugs biting it was time to pack all my hiking gear and photographic equipment and hike out of the area. One last long exposure though on the falls that empty this swimming hole at Pedernales Falls State Park.
at Pedernales Falls State Park, TX
I will take a couple of these lens in a m4/3rds mount.
photo: ©Alan Pogue. I wish the systems I want to shoot with came with all the lenses I want to shoot with. But they don't. And here's what I want from the genius lens designers I know are out there somewhere. I'm tired of...
Orange Peel Art
This sunrise brought to you by Deep Purple
...fire in the sky.
My favorite is in the Hunter S Thompson advice...
Everything you missed and everything you’d want to revisit, in one cozy place.
As the year rolls to an end, what better way to reflect
Great composition lesson here by
~ Continuing on with the series from the abandoned farmhouse in North Carolina, I found an interesting composition through a door sidelight in the front hallway, looking back toward the kitchen, pa...
deep 'n dark that rolls inside my gut
black as a midnight no-moon november sky
i wish it were a swirling gurgling green or blue
or a rippled orange sunset dream reflection
the sort that makes a photographer hard
hell, i would even take brown
at least there is some life
but it just rolls black
haunted 'n dead
flowing from no where to no time
Great message. Photography opens your eyes and eventually opens your heart.
Kirk nails it again. If you are middle aged guy interested in photography you have to read this.
Gloria. Cropped image from Samsung Galaxy NX camera. 60mm macro lens. On the last day of the PhotoPlus Expo I finally got why the camera industry has hit the wall and may never come back again in the same way. The folks who l...
Good review on sunburst photography from
And the sun will move up at northerly slant rather than directly overhead. In an update, the Photographer's Ephemeris now will show the sun arc travel and display shadow lines (Geodetic Calculator). Wonderful tool for landscape shooters.
How do you capture a mood on a clear, sunny day? The answer, I think, is to go with it—to emphasize the sun, the blue sky, and the brightness of the day.
"Every cloud engenders not a storm" from Shakespeare
Very thorough review of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1
Olympus OM-D E-M1 with 12 - 40mm f2.8 lens I was lucky enough to play with a pre production E-M1 along with the Olympus 12 - 40mm f2.8 lens for about a week. A big thank you to Charles from Olympus...
from Elk Mountain Ranch, Buena Vista, CO
Not long now; returning to heaven.