Samsung s21 Ultra camera – first look

copyright 2021 Douglas Stockdale Yesterday I announced that I had just acquired the latest Samsung s21 Ultra phone, chosen mainly for what I read about it's phone system. And of course, my announcement proceeded having a wonderful illustrative photograph from that Samsung s21 Ultra camera system to show and discuss . Okay, that parts now... Continue Reading →

CC RAW 13.2 & Super Resolution – wow!

My auto-update for my Adobe CC subscription just downloaded the lates RAW conversion software, version 13.2 which included a note about an update on the inclusion of a new feature called Super Resolution. Having just updated to the RAW 13.1 last December, I did not think this update needed to be investigated. But turns out... Continue Reading →

Diary; August 6th 2020 – Abstract art

During this pandemic I started a series that is pretty much based on creating abstract images. Which is actually not that new for me. When I made a transition from photography to painting in the mid-1980's and to gain some understanding of the various mediums, my artwork was pretty representational. When you looked at my... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 22nd 2020 – Shadow

This will be a two-for today as I am going to discuss the darker values of an image and introduce our temporary house guest, Shadow. How's that for a nice Seg-way? Probably the print values I seem to have the most trouble with are in the darker tonalities, usually the where I need some absolute... Continue Reading →

Diary; July 20th 2020 – COVID-19 portrait

Warning: science-geek alert! Over the last few days I have been looking at my metaphoric 'portrait' of the COVID-19 portrait I had posted earlier. Hmmmm, the resulting photograph just did not seem 'evil' enough, even if we know something like a virus or a bacteria is not necessary 'evil', but these little buggers can wreck... Continue Reading →

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