Originally this image was posted on KCinAZ in December of 2013, but I was never truly satisfied with how it turned out. I hope you’re not getting tired of seeing it again and again in different stages.  Last year I was still just getting back into Photoshop and was in a learning phase when I posted the first version in December 2013. If you would like to see how the first post processing turnout out here is the link; http://kcinaz.me/2013/12/24/winter-at-central-park/. This time I’m much more pleased with how it turned out.  First, I cropped out the street and set my focus on the building. InRead More →

The Rush of Humanity:   We are like ants streaming forth from the proverbial piles searching for the known, unknown, youth and droll. We take to the streets and beaches reaching for miles following patterns in an ant-like rush to reach our goal. Posted as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge – HumanityRead More →

While in New York City…  I [LOVE] New York City.   I had the luck to come across four young street dancers who entertained the crowd for quite some time.  The young lady to the left and the tall Michael Jackson type in the center were the highlights of the group with their sharp stepping and quick feet.  I don’t think the little lady in red ever lost the big infectious smile on her face.  I found myself clapping and smiling just a broadly. For larger image or camera details click on SmugMug link below.Read More →

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  I’ve been busy wrapping presents and going out for last minute gifts.  I did finally find the perfect gift for that friend who has everything and then a bottle of Chocolate Port for my hubby at one of my favorite specialty groceries here in Southern Arizona; AJ’s.  No, we are not in Central Park!  Though I do long to go back.  This is one of those images that takes me to a Christmas like setting like when I was growing up in Idaho.  Here in Arizona, we do not get snow and I do miss it at Christmas.  Not the coldRead More →

Flags waving tall in the wind… join us from across the rough seas… representing their aged and their young. Flags waiving tall and so proud… join us with their shared mysteries… representing strong lessons to be learned. Flags waving tall in soft skies… join us with their rich histories…. representing amazing days to be yearned. Side note for photography: For those who are interested trying out Photoshop or other editing software; this picture was taken on a dreary cold winter day with no sunshine. With the help of Photoshop I changed the sky to blue and richened the color of the buildings. The color depth of the red andRead More →