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Tag Archives: on the road
What a difference a week makes, especially in the Midwest in the early spring. Just last Friday, I was trying to photograph the Oscar Meyer Weinermobile. With a phone camera. From a moving car. In a blizzard. I will photograph … Continue reading
It happened again for the second year in a row. I was in Chicago (Illinois) for the Chicago Auto Show today, and I took this particular picture with my smartphone. It’s a perfectly conventional view of the Buick show stand, as … Continue reading
Do a lot of people just walk down the street with a spare 900 bucks burning holes in their pockets, see this display in a jewelry store window, and say to themselves “You know, what I really need today is … Continue reading
I photographed this man on a recent visit to the Field Museum. Do you recognize him? His deeply shadowed eyes are his distinguishing feature, and present a challenge to making his portrait. But he holds his pose very well. Who … Continue reading
Two portraits from the “China’s First Emperor and his Terracotta Warriors” exhibition at the Field Museum in Chicago. Ancient horse and ancient officer, from the Pentax and the 55mm f/1.4 and some pretty terrible spot lighting.
Who needs ten pounds of blueberries? Nobody. Unless you are making lots of pies. Can I come over to your house?
Anthropomorphic aircraft doing what the do best: attacking goofy enemy missiles with their mighty talons and … eating people’s lunches? That’s what happens when you paint a fighter with the classic “shark mouth” nose art. Weird stuff from the Air … Continue reading
Regular reader Wolfie started peppering my text app with photographs this morning, with the question “where am I?” Nothing unusual in that but after a couple of interesting airplane bits I was able to guess that he was far from … Continue reading
Here are a couple more images of the Giant Cheese Monkey from Sunday’s post. For extra fun, I’ve tweaked these a bit with the editing suite in my new tablet. Turns out that from another angle he is a Wine … Continue reading
We were in this grocery store in Ohio and there was a display of processed cheese there. And a giant statue of a monkey. All hail the giant cheese monkey.