The Tallest Grave Stone

The Tallest Grave Stone

Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem

I Laugh in Your General Direction!
I Laugh in Your General Direction!

  This was shot at the Illinois Railroad Museum. It is a single exposure with multiple layers, selections and masks. It started out as a study in shapes and textures. It ended up the way it did because I was listening to a Jefferson Airplane Album.

Layered Dynamic Aggluberator
Layered Dynamic Aggluberator

I had a wonderful friend who wasn’t sure which end of the hammer to hold. To compensate for this, he came up with glorious names for all things mechanical, electrical and most stuff in the basement. This is a 3-exposure HDR run through Photomatix which I then tinkered with for about 20 more layers. This [...]

Fresh Spring Grass
Fresh Spring Grass

This barn was located close to Woodstock, Illinois. The light was amazing on how it lit up the edge of the roof and tree.

Sterling Pond
Sterling Pond

Bow Lake
Bow Lake

I am cheating on this one. There were all these tourist around me throwing coins in the water and there was heavy rippling on the water. I replaced the water part of the image with the sky image flipped. It took a lot of work but it turned out pretty well.

Wilson Arch
Wilson Arch

Wilson Arch is located about an hour south of Moab, Utah. It is one of the most accessible arches in the area. The parking lot is only a short distance from it. the climb is easy and then one can clamber all around it, This was shot with multiple images due to the intensity of [...]

Snow, Sunshine and Rain
Snow, Sunshine and Rain

Fighting the Last Fight
Fighting the Last Fight

I was walking through this area outside of town when I saw this “tractor graveyard”. This one caught my eye since it looked like it was fighting a losing battle to the local plant life. The light was wonderful, spotlighting the subject. It was shot on a tripod…..steadying the camera while I fought the gnats [...]


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I am as passionate about the post processing as I am about the composition. The image is in my heart, not in the lens,
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