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Friday, October 12, 2007

NEW PICTURES ON THE CAFE WALL
















There is a little bit of everything included in this week's gallery. The Henry J (not this one) is the first car I remember from my childhood and somewhere (lost in time) my folks had a picture of me and my brother sitting on the hood of our Henry at my grandpa's farm in Iowa holding huge corncobs with cheap Indian souvenir feathers on our head.

The 3-D marigolds are here at our building. I rescued them from the K-Mart dumpster and they have grown like they came from an expensive nursery. With a little photo shop work the flowers stand out real nice if you stare at them. Watch out for the 3-D effect

The boats are from Monterey Bay. The ocean pics are from the Thunder Bay area and most of the other photos are California except the night shots from downtown Chicago. More Chicago photos will be posted later

The roses were mine. The desert hill was a place called the Devil's Punchbowl north of my California home. The girls in the tree were friends of mine from back home.

I have a few Ohio pictures but it is hard to find the majestic beauty from the wild west.

There are hundreds more to put on the computer and if you think they look good or bad, wait until you see them enlarged. I will be glad to send anyone a larger copy if asked.

And yes, there is a new story on the way. Speed bumps along the way have slowed me down.

9 comments:

Hawkeye® said...

Wow! More great pics! You have such a talent for photography. You make me just a tad bit (dare I say it)... jealous. Thanks for sharing your wonderful artistry.

(:D) Best regards...

Hawkeye® said...

P.S.-- Looks like you've been experimenting with Photoshop, eh? Good for you!

Maggie said...

Great shots.Do you shoot nudes?hee hee hee

Ms RightWing's Ink said...

maggie

sure--shot one this morning out in the 'mater patch

Hawkeye

Always experimenting a little here and there, otherwise I could never grow blue marigolds

Beerme said...

Beautiful photos! I can only imagine what the two girls in the tree are talking about. They seem so rapt in attention!

Thanks!

Barb said...

How do you get the moon/ the sun sets over the school at the end of our block at this time of year and it is just glorious ,but when I take the picture ,I just get the houses and the street in between. I suppose I could try reading the instructions with my digital camera. Maybe I need to set it on "far away".
I know one thing I'll never be the Photographer you are. it's just too late for me.
I loved the green trees with the grey fore and background.

Barb said...

Maggie ,that would probably depend on whether you wanted good nudes or bad nudes.
here I was going to go rummage through the dumpster at Kmart for some of those blue marigolds. Dang.

Ms RightWing's Ink said...

Barb

Those are special 3-D marigolds (did you stare at them?) I got them out of the dumpster after a failed blue light special--get it, blue light special. Ah, forget it.

The moon can be difficult to shoot. You have to set the focus of a SLR at exact dead center and make sure the shutter speed is as fast as you can set it, considering the aperture setting. You may, likely, absorb to much light from the other buildings. Best to get in your car and head for the country and above all take a tripod. Even the steadiest hand is to shaky for a shot like that.

The green tree shot along with the dry western grass is also on my list of favorites. But when enlarged I sort of like the country road and the fisherman.


Beerme
I think the girls were indeed onto a serious subject, likely Barbie Dolls. They were the daughters of my friends in California and it was shot at an outdoor church concert.

I would enter another picture of them in a photo contest, but time has evaporated their names from my memory and I don't have the legal rights to enter it without their permission.

Oh well, we can enjoy it here.

camojack said...

Nice!