Colorize: to cause to appear in color.

Colorizing photographs has been around for at least 100 years for me a fraction of this time dating back to the 1990’s when I worked at photo lab in Southern California. Part of the printing process was to touch up color photographs with dust spots this is were it all began for me; soon I…… Continue reading Colorize: to cause to appear in color.

Landmark Murder

In 1862 a few miles east of where I snapped these pictures today a murder took place, the body found in a creek. There were two parties involved A and B, B killing A for his money and girl. Apparently, A had worked hard saved up about $500, a great sum in 1862 dollars, and… Continue reading Landmark Murder

In 1862 a few miles east of where I snapped these pictures today a murder took place, the body found in a creek. There were two parties involved A and B, B killing A for his money and girl. Apparently, A had worked hard saved up about $500, a great sum in 1862 dollars, and…… Continue reading Landmark Murder

Parked at Alton Baker Park in Eugene, Oregon I was caught in a downpour not unusual for the Pacific Northwest moments later the rain subsided and from the warm, dry, comfort of inside my Camry a look produced these two photographs. The angles of each car, the foreground, and the dark tree line just sang… Continue reading Radom Pictures

Momentarily caught off guard by Jim’s philosophical outburst Melinda retaliates, “That sounds like good advice however, how does this apply to our current situation?”

idle time only this time in black and white

one evening whilst walking off the days stress I spotted to engines a idling in a nearby rail yard eugene, oregon, tracks merging into each other and then into the partly cloudy evening sky. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

one evening whilst walking off the days stress I spotted to engines a idling in a nearby rail yard eugene, oregon, tracks merging into each other and then into the partly cloudy evening sky. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

Sunny day, time on my hands, and camera over the shoulder I was taking in reflective waters of the Dexter Reservoir. Because we are in to winter months here in the Pacific Northwest overcast days are normal so when the sun suddenly revealed itself I was blinded, turned away to regain sight and the above… Continue reading Encompass Around!

taking my camera with me to work has paid off dividends countless and the pictures below are exceptions. the first and last photos are taken around fort Vancouver in Vancouver, Washington and those in-between in my new hometown eugene, Oregon, eugene, not only the home of the college football team the Oregon ducks, but also… Continue reading man-made objects

flora and surroundings

now that I live in eugene, Oregon I find the best way  to get the lay of a new land is to sling camera over the shoulder and get lost, I mean what better way to find yourself, eh? eugene is built on the lumber and agricultural industries the former not so much today however,…… Continue reading flora and surroundings

Canadian Rockies

a few seasons ago a friend and I traveled to canmore, alberta west of calgary, at the foot of the majestic canadian rockies, and in the bow valley where, due to glacial runoff, rivers and lakes run in turquoise.  canmore, a coal mining town for 80 plus years suffered decline in the 1970’s but with…… Continue reading Canadian Rockies