Back to Southeast Asia

For certain other reasons, I had decided to remove my current operating system from my laptop and replace it with Ubuntu. This meant transitioning to GIMP and a new work method. There were a few bugs and hassles to overcome: for example, I couldn’t plug my Canon directly into my PC via USB. Ubuntu wouldn’t recognize it, so I had …

Floating on the Thailand Clouds

The time: August, 2011. The place: Koh Phangan, island in Thailand. I took a lot of pictures of clouds, because I really like clouds. As I mentioned elsewhere, I played around with the dials and levers in Camera RAW to achieve some surrealistic effects with many of these. No Photoshop on any of these, only Camera RAW. These first few …

Bangkok and Beyond, 2011

As you can see, I was quite excited about my new camera, and was taking pictures everywhere I went. On occasion, I would get pictures that had something “wrong” with them, as a pro might say. Lots of noise or overexposure would ruin an otherwise good shot, such as the one below with the moving train. What I’ve learned is …