North Pearl and Columbia Streets in the 19th Century

Of late, I’ve been absorbed by the discipline of stereoscopic photography – creating three-dimensional images with film prints, and using some sort of viewer or printing technique to recreate the 3-D effect. The other day, I came across a vintage Albany-themed 3-D stereoview card from the “American Scenery” series, and although the print is somewhat…

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Taking stock on my clock

I’m currently trying anything and everything to take my mind off my broken foot.  I have to.  Because if I can at least focus on other things, then I can get through another day and get one day closer to healing or surgery or repair or whatever. So I’m trying to focus on other projects,…

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The Half Moon on a Full Moon

So here I am at the top of a parking garage in downtown Albany on a Saturday night. Sounds like the beginning of a pop song, doesn’t it? No it doesn’t.  😀 I wanted to try something with my new Soviet mirror lens, the MC MTO-11, which is an 1100mm f/16 cadiatropic piece of glass. …

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Beaches, birdies and bikinis

Look, I know I’ve been going on and on about my Florida vacation.  But I need to focus on it so that I’m not focusing on other things.  If you know what I mean. And that includes the remainder of the photos from my cameras. I spent Memorial Day at Flagler Beach, along Florida’s Central…

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