Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar

My latest website header image.  (The header images are chosen at random from this collection.)

Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar
Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar

The picture was taken in Havana, Cuba, in December 2012 using a Nikon 1 J2 mirrorless camera with a 10-30 mm lens.

Header Images Used On This Site

This page will be updated as I add new header images.

Motorcycling in El Salvador
Motorcycling in El Salvador
House on the Beach #0271, El Salvador
House on the Beach #0271, El Salvador
A Trio of Goldfinches
Goldfinch in Thistles
View from Mt Washington
View from Mt Washington
I Hate Sand Roads!
Makerbots in Action
Makerbots in Action
Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar
Lady in Havana Smoking a Cigar

I Hate Sand Roads!

Added as a header photo for this site.

Don’t worry, no riders were injured in the making of this photo!

After getting the bike vertical again, I elected to ride on the grassy patch along the side of the road. It was much easier!

A Trio of Goldfinches

This picture, I’ll admit, was a total accident. I was shooting through some thick brush which, being so out of focus, ended up giving this photo a ghostly, swooshy feel. It wasn’t what I was expecting at all, but I like the effect.

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A Trio of Goldfinches

Motorcycle Ride in El Salvador, March 2016

Just for fun, I attached a GoPro camera to the handlebar of the Kawasaki KLX 250 I was renting from Moto Tour El Salvador back in March 2016 and set it to take pictures every 10 seconds. With the roads and trails being so rough I was amazed at the photos the camera captured. The quality of the photos clearly isn’t the equal of anything even a point-and-shoot could have taken, but I think they do a great job of capturing the adventure of the ride. Continue reading “Motorcycle Ride in El Salvador, March 2016”

Photo Repair – Which Do You Like Best?

(Previously posted here on September 20, 2015)

A quick photo repair this morning. I’m not entirely satisfied with the final result, but I’m hoping the person I’m doing this for will still be happy. If my Photoshop skills were better I’m sure more could be done to improve it.

Which do you like best? The black and white, the one with the warming filter, or the one with the cooling filter?

If you’d prefer to share your feedback anonymously, a form can be found here.

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Before
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Black & White
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Warming Filter
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Cooling Filter