Monthly Archives: February 2011

02.20.2011 Fun with Nik Silver Efex Pro

A piece of software I picked up last year is Nik’s Silver Efex Pro for black and white conversions as a plug in for Photoshop.  It is just a super piece of engineering and makes B&W an exciting process. Here’s … Continue reading

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02.19.2011 Bits of news

I recently had a couple of images published in  the book, “The Butterflies of Minnesota: A ‘flier’s manual” by Jim Patterson. Unfortunately, Mr. Patterson passed away shortly before the book was completed and his brother Art finished and published it … Continue reading

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02.08.2011 Frosted Icicles and Cascade at Hop Brook

I have a tendency, either from love of place or laziness, to visit the same spots fairly often.  Hop Brook in Holland Glen, part of the M-M Trail running through Belchertown, Massachusetts, is one of those places.  Although the geology … Continue reading

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