Motor Lodges

When it enters Albuq-uerque, Route 66 is called Central Avenue. Central Avenue is, in various locations, a travel oasis, run down, very fashionable, the center of the city and sometimes — historic. One class of historic buildings are the old motor courts. Some are torn down and left as empty lots. Some are boarded up.Continue reading “Motor Lodges”

Tha Gates

Despite all my technical talk, my real joy comes from poking around and “finding” pictures. My old boss, the late Craig Aurness, used to call this “photography by discovery.” I was in Corrales, New Mexico looking for architecture and churches when I stumbled upon this. It’s a typical New Mexican home courtyard. The colored panelsContinue reading “Tha Gates”

More from Hawaii

Although this picture is from a lifestyles shoot, it is also about using the wedding photo-grapher techniques that I’ve been working on. Essentially, the more trendy — careful here — wedding shooters add a a few steps to their post production by smoothing the image, spotting out any possible imperfections and then adding a kindContinue reading “More from Hawaii”

The Garden

I’ve been trying to grow vegetables, herbs, fruit and flowers since I arrived in New Mexico. Unfortunately, the soil in Albuquerque isn’t great for that sort of thing so you have to grow things in pots. For the first time, I’ve been pretty successful. This is one of the Bell Peppers. It will eventually ripenContinue reading “The Garden”

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