Cool Palm-Day 11 of Picture a Day 2012

So as my work day ended I raced outside to see if I could catch some clouds in the sky. Sadly there weren’t too many clouds in the sky, but I did find some cool light on this palm tree. I chose to use the TrueHDR app on my iPhone for most of the processing…

Cardinal Bear-Picture a day #10

Today was family picture a day. I asked the kids what I should take a picture of and the winning vote was the Albert Pujols Cardinal Build a Bear. Nobody in my household cares that Mr. Pujols is no longer a Cardinal, so it seems. My son started watching Albert during the World Series and…

Who’s Ready for a Banana? Picture a day #9

Today was one of those days, when you pull the memory card out of the reader and hit the delete key on every image take so far today because they was nothing worthy of showing anyone, let alone myself. Which is when I usually ask my kids for ideas. So here’s my son enjoying a…

Hands Coming at Ya! Picture a day #8

This is my daughter hanging over the couch today! Day 8 of 366. ISO1000 ƒ/4 T1/40 So here’s the saved JPG from the RAW file: I liked this, but I decided to go with sepia tones and to crop the image square as well. So here’s a screenshot of my edits in Aperture Here’s another…

Maltese Portrait-Photo a Day #7

Good friends of ours have two dogs Bella and Mitzy, the Maltese sisters. Whenever we go over for a visit my daughter wants to play with them. So today we got to play with the dogs, so I grabbed a few pics along the way. ISO 1000 ƒ/4 T 1/100 Post processing was handled in…

Tulips in B&W Day 6 of Photo a day

Had a few minutes at home today and noticed these tulips in the kitchen window. The light was fairly harsh at the time I took this photo so I decided to try a bit of processing to see what I could come up with. ISO 1000 ƒ/7.1 T 1/2000 at 62mm Here’s the initial jpg…

How Full is Your Piggy Bank? Picture a day 5/366

Came home from work and it was dark but I found one of my kids Piggy Bank’s. So I decided to see what I could do with it. Here’s my final image, Note if click on the image a larger image can be viewed : ISO 100 ƒ/2.8 T 1/40 at 50mm with an off…

Playing in the Sandbox. Day2/366

Even though today was a holiday here in the USA, I went to work for most of the day, but headed home a bit earlier than I usually do. I found this “Hand Cultivator” in the kids sandbox. I just always called these and other hand garden tools “Trowels” but a quick check at Homedepot.com(this…

Ready to play football? Day 1/365

Spent a great New Years Day in the backyard tossing the football around. My son loves to get his football jersey on and helmet and then punt the ball to me and if I catch it I’m supposed to run it back for a touchdown! Here’s my first photo posted of 2012. ISO 1000 F/2.8…

Tips on finishing a Project 365 or photo a day.

Yesterday I finished my second Photo a day project(Project365). Back in 2005 I took a picture a day for 16 months(Link to that gallery: http://www.pbase.com/digitald3/pad). Finally stopping a few months after the birth of my son. The challenges of parenting for the first time led me in a different direction. Last New Years day 2011…

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