The Garfield Fleming experience – whether it’s 1981 or 2019…

You would have to be a really dedicated fan of early 1980’s club music to know about Garfield Fleming.  Fleming was a former member of the legendary soul group The Delfonics, joining the group after their early 1970’s hits – but taking part in some successful tours with the group. In 1981, Fleming recorded a…

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Luke Skywalker and Captain Kirk … FIGHT!!

When it comes to the discussion of which science fiction franchise tops all – whether it involves the Enterprise and Vulcans and Borg in Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon and the Jedi and the Sith in Star Wars … well, the choice is up to you.  I love them both with rather equal fervor, and…

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Bobmill: The final story

Every time around this year, around Father’s Day, depression hits me.  I am reminded of how many of my friends are celebrating Father’s Day with their beloved fathers – or are posting memories on social media of their beloved fathers who have been called to Glory. I don’t have those memories.  My biological father, Robert…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, June 15 2019

Today is one of the few days that you could type out – 6/15/19 – and turn the date 180 degrees and it would still read approximately the same.  You can do this next Tuesday as well – 6/18/19.  After that … not so much. But here’s something you can do that doesn’t involve flipping…

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It’s not just an XTC song…

All right.  I want to use some of my experimental film for this project.  A quick check of my archives revealed I had four packs of Revolog boutique film – Revolog is an Austrian company who makes small batches of distressed 35mm film, that when processed provides striking colors or scratches or stripes or what…

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K-Chuck Radio: It’s more 70’s hits you totally forgot about!

Every so often, I’ll come across an online streaming radio station that will have plenty of classic oldies on it.  And then, all of a sudden, there will be a track that I’ve never heard before – but it sounds totally awesome.  Now if the streaming radio station doesn’t announce the title or the artist,…

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How to focus stack in Photoshop CS6 for tack-sharp images

I’ve spent time working on focus stacking my macro images.  But I’ve been inconsiderate.  I should share my techniques with you, my blog readers, in case you want to try this on your own. So here’s my first-ever tutorial on how to use Photoshop (I have the CS6 version) to take multiple images and convert…

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So where’s my paid-for portfolio review, LensCulture?

I hate feeling cheated.  I really do. Here’s the thing.  I enter photography competitions with the understanding that if I get any of my artworks to the award stage, I’m happy, and if I don’t get them to the award stage, I try harder for next time. Last November, my friend Melissa Simser Iovino (she’s…

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