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Today’s Post by Joe Farace   A reminder: If you would like to have one of your images featured on Wordless Wednesday, contact me via the CONTACT button above and I’ll e-mail directions and information on image size. The image can be any shape, vertical, horizontal, panoramic...

To Flip or Not to Flip

Today’s Post By Mildred Alpern To flip or not to flip, that is the question. On my Olympus-E-M5 Mark II camera. The articulating screen or flip out screen is a useful addition. Having ignored its practicality, I seldom used it, but recently I did.  To my surprise, a robin built an...

Feel the (Puppy) Love

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern A while back, I wrote a post about photographing dogs and promised that I would show some pet owners at a future date. The date is now.  Owners are invariably proud to have their dogs photographed and are generally willing to pose alongside. It is easy to...

Color or Monochrome?

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern Converting an image from color to black and white may change the entire tone and mood of the image. In simple terms, bright color adds cheer; monochrome adds gravity. Moreover, in processing an image in black and white, Silver Efex Pro, one of the free...

Seeing Graphically

Today’s Post by Milo Hess People sometimes ask me “How do I see things like this?” Diagonals, lines, shapes, geometry, textures, in your face imagery and the like have always held a fascination for me. Coming from an art/design background it’s just natural that i...

A Humorous Bow to Degas

Today’s Post by Mildred Alpern There is beauty in the impressionist paintings and drawings of ballet dancers made by Degas. He captured their grace, but also their awkwardness in moments of stretching or tying a lacing. He recognized the moments when the ballerinas showed their natural...