I took this photo on the very first Earth Day, 52 years ago today, when I was a senior at Pennridge High School in 1970. It was taken from one of Carson's cargo helicopters; Carson Helicopters is based in Hilltown Township (Perkasie, PA address) since 1958. Their helicopters have provided various services around the world to this day. Interesting side note: they manufacture the … [Read more...] about Happy Earth Day!
As my Facebook friends know, I love corn-on-the-cob. Most of our corn this summer has been purchased at Snyder Farms in Perkasie, PA, one dozen ears at a time. After husking and silking one of our most recent purchases, I was playing with a few ears while the others were cooking, resulting in these photos. The main purpose of this post isn't just to show off the corn but … [Read more...] about Playing With My Food
Ever since the advent of digital photography, but especially since the time our mobile phones have included good cameras, everyone has become a photographer. One of the greatest benefits of digital photography is that you get to see the results of your photographs immediately. Contrast that to the “good old days” when you took your film to Fotomat or the drug store and waited … [Read more...] about Eight Easy Steps to Improve Your Photography
“My RØDE Cast” Podcast Competition — An Update On June 18th, I told you about the “My RØDE Cast” podcast competition and invited you to listen and vote for my entry. Winners were announced today, and, alas, I wasn’t one of them. But I’m glad I participated. Maybe next year! If you’d like to listen to the winning podcasts, visit this page. Thanks again to everyone who voted … [Read more...] about News & Notes 3
Susan and I enjoy Sunday drives (or almost any other day of the week!), whether just sightseeing or on a photographic excursion, or more often a combination of both. Contact-free, of course. This past Sunday we took a drive through central Bucks County and came upon a couple of spots I hadn’t seen before. The first was the Rockpoint Church, on Point Pleasant Pike near … [Read more...] about Sunday Drive
No doubt you’ve seen some of those cool 3D photos on Facebook (if you haven’t, take a look at my profile — most of my photos are public and many are 3D). So, how can you do that? First, you need a compatible phone — it must have at least two cameras on the back, or it must be capable of capturing photos in Portrait mode. But the photo itself doesn’t necessarily have to … [Read more...] about How to Post a 3D Photo on Facebook