Geeky Toys

There are quite a few fantastic toys keeping me busy these days. First there’s Timothy Farrar’s FFDD5 set of scripts and actions for the digital darkroom. I’m experimenting with simple sets of 3 bracketed RAW exposures and blending them into an HDR digital negative that I can then develop to my taste. The results are…

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The crafter

He sits in the darkness of a dying day, thoughtfully smoking as his thoughts wander away. The smoke lingers around him in thick volutes like fog banks in a deep valley. He is getting old. When he became an apprentice, so many years ago, it seemed as though the Art was so complex and mysterious…

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About friends

What does one do when the blues linger? Browse through old pictures, of course. This one dates back to 2003. Longitude: 80W. Latitude: 20N. Little Cayman island. Paradise Divers and Co. Good old times… Who are they? Probably the best friends I ever had. You know who you are, guys. I miss you all. Similar…

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Yearly cranberry harvest

The colors of fall in BC are not those of the East. Trees do their best to change foliage, but with so many evergreens around, it’s a loosing battle. There are, however, other treats to be found by curious eyes. Autumn is cranberry harvest time, BC being the second biggest cranberry producer in North America.…

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