Bear: The Chow

Bear: The Chow

This Chow is named Bear. Not only he looks the part, he’s also fearless. This is me and him at four feet away, actually it’s me, my camera and Bear.
Blurry Photos

Blurry Photos

I spoke to this lady after she took her ‘blurry’ photos. She was very unhappy with her Canon camera and she was talking about switching to Nikon.

Fujifilm cameras and the Auto-ISO

Digital cameras have changed photography. In the “good old days” you bought a film: either black and white, with an ASA (ASA begat DIN which begat ISO) of 125 or of 400 or a color film with a specific sensitivity with an ASA rating of 50 like the Fuji Velvia 50 or Kodachrome 64… And that was it.
Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

This must be peace on earth, here’s a dog and a postal carrier that like each other. This dog is guarding a garage where they work on old french cars like the Citroen DS and the Peugeot 504.
Cesar and His Frisbee

Cesar and His Frisbee

Cesar is a playful middle-aged German Shepherd. Cesar always carry his Frisbee. He eagerly approaches anyone who crosses his path in hopes that they will play a game of fetch with him.
Daffy The Duck

Daffy The Duck

This Doodle is pretty much a genetics experiment. This Doodle is a female and her name is “Daffy The Duck”. Notice the eyes or more the lack of.
Duffus: the Basset Hound

Duffus: the Basset Hound

I asked for the Basset Hound’s name and she told me that it was Duffus. She didn’t know what it meant, so I told her that in French it wasn’t complimentary.

Texture vs. Clarity vs. Dehaze

Nowadays, in 2024, almost all raw processing software, from Lightroom to Darktable passing through Luminar and Capture One, support these three functions: texture clarity dehaze They kind of do similar things but they have different effects and different purposes.
Samson: Vancouver, BC

Samson: Vancouver, BC

Samson, a Bichon Frisee, is a reluctant ‘boss’. He bosses people around, not because he likes it, but because he has to since Marty, his owner, “doesn’t do his job.