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Raleigh, NC
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Interests: Finding interesting images, the art-in-reality, around us everyday, whatever that may be.
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Last year I was asked to shoot images at a fashion show event hosted by a local organization that promotes eco-fashion. Eco-fashion promotes clothing that incorporates a variety of elements from environmentally conscious manufacturing methods to re-purposing fabrics or retro and vintage clothing and accessories. The sponsoring organization is Redress... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at Images of note..
Getting away from the cold and the grey colors of winter helps remind me that winter will lead to spring, eventually. I had never been to Hawaii. In the past south Florida has been a winter destination and is a good relief from the winter along the mid-Atlantic. Getting to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2014 at Images of note..
Most of the images I have of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Watauga County, N.C. are from fall, spring and summer. This week I spent a few days in the mountains on the heels of a light snow fall that started as I drove up the mountain from Wilkesboro, N.C.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at Images of note..
Raleigh has "1st Friday", the monthly event when the art galleries downtown stay open late, open the doors and serve wine to the wanderers. Vault Yoga combines the practice of yoga (although not on "1st Friday" evenings ) and Patricia's love for art. She's taken her entranceway and portions of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Images of note..
Twenty four hours can make a big difference in the light and weather, especially in a location like the Blue Ridge Mountains. These two images were made within 24 hours of each other at the same location. Although the bottom one is from a bit wider angle lens setting, the... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2013 at Images of note..
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May 9, 2013
There is an old saying in photography of "it's all in the glass". It means if you don't have a good quality lens capturing the light what ends up on the film or the digital sensor isn't going to be of good quality and all the software in the world... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2013 at Images of note..
Several days ago I received a message from Google offering the complete suite of Nik software for "free" as I've been a customer for several years and had purchased their Viveza 2 plug-in some time ago. One of the products this offer included was Nik's Silver-efex Pro which converts color... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at Images of note..
Paris...a visual teaser for those that enjoy the city of lights. from Carl Tyer on Vimeo. The video above is an example of how still images can be used to create a video/moving slideshow for travel. A week in Paris in late January provided the opportunity to take visually appealing... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Images of note..
The top floor of the Musee d' Orsay in Paris contains two large clocks that face the river Seine. This one at the end of one of the galleries draws people to it as they exit the gallery. It's as though time has stood still or we elect to watch... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2013 at Images of note..
In Paris the last few days. Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Images of note..
As a follow up to the last post on the visit to Miami here are a few views of the pool at The Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach. Several years ago during a visit to Miami in January we strolled into the Raleigh Hotel on Collins Avenue. For those that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2013 at Images of note..
For the past several years south Florida has been a destination for a week or so when the colder weather arrives. Sunrises or sunsets often are the most striking natural images, although this year there were a few of our surroundings at The Raleigh Hotel on Collins Ave. in Miami... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2013 at Images of note..
Heather Bowler is multi-talented woman. Besides having a background in art, she models on occasion and creates her own jewelry. The piece she's wearing here can be found on her Etsy site. That's to Heather for her time on this Saturday afternoon assisting in creating some new images. Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2012 at Images of note..
On a clear Fall day, a hike on the Moses Cone National Park grounds is a perfect way to appreciate the Blue Ridge Mountains. Although I'm usually looking for the visual side of an outing like this, I also have my ear atuned to anything that catches my attention. On... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at Images of note..
Although the calendar says Fall will be with us a few more months, the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the colors of Fall are in the waning days, such as the fading sunset above. I've recently added new images of this year's splash of color in North Carolina's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2012 at Images of note..
New Fall 2012 images from the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains have been added to my gallery. Visit to see the colors of Fall. Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2012 at Images of note..
The first French village one comes to when leaving San Sebastian, Spain and crossing into France is the coastal village of St. Jean de Luz. The village is historically best known for it's sheltered port but has become a favorite spot for bathers seeking a beach with some shelter from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at Images of note..
The video capabilities of today's digital cameras have evolved a great deal over the past few years. The iPhone has put video capability into everyone's pocket that carries one, sound of course is another question but the basic ability to capture a short video clip is all around. When Sony... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2012 at Images of note..
The day before leaving San Sebastian, we drove to Pamplona, best known for the festival of the running of the bulls held in the summer. Actually the festival had just been held a few weeks before we were there. Imagine this street shown above full of people along the sides... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2012 at Images of note..
Driving from Segovia to San Sebastian on the Bay of Biscay takes you through a beautiful drive through the Basque Mountains. San Sebastian is on the northern edge of the Basque region of Spain, it's known for it's beautiful beaches and eye catching geography. The image above is of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2012 at Images of note..
I have been adding images from Spain to a folder on Photoshelter. Here the cathedral in Segovia at night from our first night in Spain. Over the next few days I will be highlighting one photo a day from each of the 10 days of travel in country. All images... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2012 at Images of note..
For me, traveling internationally always raises the question of what camera to take along. The camera I take needs to meet a few criteria. One, it can’t be very heavy as I don’t want the extra weight, next it needs to be able to provide a quality that gives me... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2012 at Images of note..
Posted Jun 27, 2012 at Images of note..
After a dreary, overcast and rainy day with no motivation to bring the camera out, the following morning showed promise. The weather in the Blue Ridge Mountains can change quickly. Often after a stormy day, the sunrise can be quite dramatic. The promise of a dramatic sunrise is often enough... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2012 at Images of note..