Category Archives: Planet Earth

Playing With Photoshop

Here is an image I posted last week, but this time, after manipulating it in Photoshop Elements: What I did: Adjusted the perspective to remove most of the “tilting” of the block wall and the houses in the background. Removed … Continue reading

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Ending The Week Back In The Natural World

Some shots captured near the end of the week at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden which is operated by Pomona College in Claremont, California.  Everything in these pictures is indigenous to California. I have started learning and developing my HDR … Continue reading

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Visiting The Boddy House

I am beginning to get out and about after a long period of being housebound.  One of the places that I visited this week was the Boddy House on the grounds of Los Angeles County’s Descanso Gardens.  I have always … Continue reading

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Backyard Afternoon

July 20, 2010, images from my backyard (click on any image to enlarge).

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Whale Fights Back

“I’M AS MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!” -Howard Beal (“Network”)   Actual incident (Photo: Universal News & Support) The Guardian is reporting that a Southern Right Whale may have finally had enough and retaliated … Continue reading

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Contemplating Big Energy

Unless humans wake up and figure out that burning carbon, whether in the form of coal petroleum or natural gas is based upon the accessibility of a finite, non-renewable substance, the extraction of and use of which leads to killing … Continue reading

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Tornado In A Can

Imagine having this as an accessory for your model railroad layout.

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