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Saturday 8 October 2016 — Category: Shooting
Over the past five years I have taken quite a few pictures in my neighborhood during my daily walk. But this year it wasn’t until last month that I finally took my first 2016 neighborhood photo worth sharing. Better late than never, as they say.
Friday 7 October 2016 — Category: Cooking & Food
Nearly a year after vowing to never make a homemade fried egg sandwich for breakfast again, I woke up this morning with a brilliant idea for a type of gourmet egg muffin sandwich that I had never made before, nor ever had at a restaurant. It turned out great!
Saturday 1 October 2016 — Category: Equipment
According to a recent e-mail from a reader, my series of articles reviewing the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 are referred to quite a bit in Amazon customer reviews of this pocket camera, and, in her words, I “almost have some kind of cult following for the camera.” Gosh!
Friday 30 September 2016 — Category: Outings
In order to celebrate the 2016 summer solstice, I had planned a grand two-day outing. The first stage was a 7.4-mile hike, mostly along the Wildwood Trail, through Portland’s Washington Park and Forest Park, including stops at Pittock Mansion, the Stone House, and more!
Monday 19 September 2016 — Category: Processing
It’s a pity to reject a photo with an interesting subject and good composition just because of poor lighting, disappointing colors, or ugly utility cables. In one case I was able to salvage the shot and transform it into a captivating image.
Sunday 18 September 2016 — Category: Cooking & Food
After traversing and photographing the 26 streets of Portland’s Alphabet District, on my return I walked south on NW 23rd and 21st Avenues, stopping at four McMenamins locations, and enjoying their food and drink, along the way.
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