Yes, it can be habit-forming! Once you start moving your camera during a slow-shutter exposure and see the emerging colors and shapes, you will want to do it again. And, again, ... Of course, the colorful leaves on the trees and on the ground also attract the attention of the camera as it tries to draw random lines. I still do not have full-fledged control of the process and … [Read more...] about Moving Fall Colors
Fall is here. I think! In many ways, it has been a late and slow arrival. The temperatures have been very comfortable, even uncomfortably warm at times. Some rain and, of course, the virus collectively limited our outings to rare car drives and more frequent walks in the neighborhood. That last bit is far more frequent for Jan and Karma of course! So, enjoying the fall … [Read more...] about Colors of Fall
Harris Avenue runs by the rail tracks in Providence. It has very little traffic and even in the days of Covid-19, it is a reasonably safe place to visit. Jan and I were the only pedestrians on the street and very few cars went by while we photographed the same wall once more. Some faces faded, even more, paint running like bad make-up. A few large pieces remained there, … [Read more...] about Harris Avenue – 2020
July is ending today. It has been a very hot and humid month. Our discipline in maintaining social distance and wearing our masks whenever we outside continues. It has become quite habitual, we keep busy at home and masks are an extension of us now. The weather has not allowed me to go out even for my short walks in the neighborhood. After some planning, we managed to … [Read more...] about July 2020
In an old Seinfeld episode, George's father Frank was advised to say "serenity now" every time he got mad at something to keep his blood pressure down. The mantra was meant to control his outrage. These days, it seems we need to say it, and say it often as we watch the killing of a black man, ensuing protests, and more bizarre events that followed. (more) As I kept … [Read more...] about Serenity Now!