Day: March 10, 2017

Along the Way


Yes. Things I’ve learned along the way. Starting with making pictures with a smart phone. They ain’t so smart. They don’t like night. I don’t care which of the latest and greatest owns you. Night time ain’t the right time. This picture, in this style, exists because the pure color version was unusable. Way too much noise. Weird contrast. Strange color. I tried every trick I know. And, some that I don’t know. I got the color back. I controlled the contrast. But, the noise… oh, the noise. The picture looked like there was a blizzard buried in it. So. I tinkered with it. I made it spooky. Like a Halloween picture. Only one made in March. We’ve had spring-like weather conditions for about a month. So, why all the bare trees? Texas Live Oaks. The shed their leaves in mid-spring. It’s great. That means in New Orleans, we are always raking leaves. The picture is all post production. Simple. What else did I learn? Just one other thing. Today. Google has been really pushing Google …