Misc HDR Images

Here are few high dynamic range (HDR) images I created earlier today. HDR images display an extended dynamic range and are often created by taking multiple, bracketed, exposures of a subject and then merging them to create the final HDR image. HDR images look different from standard images in ways ranging from the sublime to … Read more

Smiling Faces

Sheryl found this picture while looking through a box of old stuff today. Turns out it was one she had processed herself (at the Sunnyvale Community Center) and given to Aunt Minnie. We got it back as part of Aunt Adelia’s photo collection a while back, and after seeing it today I just had to … Read more

Sunflowers on Laurina’s Birthday

Today is Laurina’s birthday; she would have been, oh right, women of that era didn’t discuss such matters! We took a nice ride in the country this morning, taking pictures of both wild and commercially grown sunflowers. Sheryl picked a bunch of wild ones and we took them up to Rosehill Cemetery and placed them … Read more

Her Morning Elegance

If everything is working, here’s an embedded video that I recently found. The stop action footage is delightful, and the accompanying song is pretty nice as well. Oren Lavie – Her Morning Eleganceby IgnitionVM Here’s a direct link to the video if the embedded version doesn’t work: Her Morning Elegance Thanks to Matt at the … Read more

Drupal: Validate Views Arguments

As previously mentioned, this site is now powered by the powerful open-source content management system (CMS) known as Drupal. While things are working pretty well, (if you ignore the fact that the number of visitors has dropped by 2/3rds; that’s a separate topic) there was one minor issue that was been bugging me, and I … Read more

Art by Soldiers

Literally. Hundreds of soldiers posed, just so, in order to create these giant representations of American icons, the Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty. There’s a whole bunch more over at WildAmmo, including Uncle Sam and a great rendition of Woodrow Wilson. This has been another installment of Things That Look Better from Above. … Read more

Rural Kansas Summer 2009

Besides supporting Sheryl as she recuperated from her hip replacement surgery, upgrading this site to Drupal, and keeping very busy at work, I did find time to take a few photos during the past month. Here are 10 of my recent favorites, and of course there are more at Flickr. Rose of Sharon :: Cows … Read more

Rice Paddy Art 2009

It’s time for this year’s installment of Rice Paddy Art. The crop art is created by strategically arranging and growing different colors of rice plants and the results are impressive! Thanks to Pink Tentacle for the original story, which includes many more photos. You can also visit the original Japanese blog, からぽねやみの絵日記 and see much … Read more