Archive for the ‘General’ category

The Joy of Failure

May 22nd, 2012

The Great Annular Eclipse of 2012 came and went over the weekend. I traveled 250 miles to be on the center line of the path, to a beautiful place in the wilds of northern California, between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta. My goal was not photography of the sun itself, because, A.  I’m not into […]

Blowing off a few cobwebs

September 15th, 2011

OK, so it’s been almost a year since I last posted anything here. When was the last time you commented on a posting? Huh? I thought so. Summer is typically a slow time here. I hope that’s because everybody is out shooting pictures or painting up a storm and by September everybody will return with […]

Serious whimsey

November 23rd, 2010

©Rob Reiter The show is up now. This last show of the year in The LightRoom Gallery features ten photographers showing maybe a couple hundred pictures from mostly iPhone (one lonely Droid) cameras and run through one or multiple photo apps on the phones. Is it a gimmick? Well, sure, as much as any category […]


October 12th, 2010

Ever since I began to take photography seriously, over 40 years ago, I’ve lugged around important cameras, often on tripods, sometimes even view cameras. And I took important pictures. I strived for sharpness, the right exposure, careful framing and I wanted each picture to mean something. I didn’t take snapshots. I couldn’t be happier with […]

State of the art

October 6th, 2010

Photographers and traditional artists needing reproductions-prints-of their work are living in a golden age of the craft. I’ll continue here talking as a photographer first, because that’s my background, and address facets of printing that appear to appeal more to artists later on. Oh, and while I specify photographers and other artists in our promotional […]

Random iPhone Hipstamatic Self-Portrait

"Things are more like they are now than they ever were before."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower

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