Not an Oil Painting: Flowering Tree in The Rain (All Photos By Gail)
We haven’t had much of a winter in NYC, but that doesn’t mean I’m not looking forward to spring! In fact, the siting of 14th street’s first flowering tree of the season made me think back to May of 2019, when my pal Jamie and I made plans to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The fact that it happened to be pouring down rain that day did not dampen our adventurous spirits! Continue reading Ten Flowers Photographed in the Rain→
You spend about a third of your life in bed so, obviously, having a comfortable and beautiful place to relax and rest your head is important. Everyone has different tastes, styles, and budgets when it comes to decorating our bedrooms, but if you’re looking for inspiration on how to make yours look more inspired and inviting, here are some easy tips. Continue reading 7 Design Tips to Spruce Up Your Bedroom→
This rather fabulous simulated likeness of myself was sent to me this past week from a “friend” who has owed me a considerable amount of money for over a decade. While he has successfully avoided any discussion of ever repaying me (and, trust me, I am not holding my breath), he occasionally snags photos from my social media accounts and does crazy things to them with photoshop, sending me the resulting images for my amusement and pacification, I suppose. While it seems unlikely that I will ever see that long-gone cash, perhaps one day my debtor will be a famous artist and I can say I own some of his original NFTs.
In the business world of today, a picture says more than a million words. For a company to get its message across, it needs high-quality images for everything from websites to brochures to TV ads. Industrial photography is a specialized field that helps companies show their industrial processes, machines, and manufacturing techniques to customers and other businesses. The photos need to be shiny and have well-balanced colors and highlights. They also need to show the image in less than a second. Continue reading Industrial Photography and Its Future Importance →
You recently captured what you believed to be a beautiful snapshot of your friend’s engagement, but the resulting image on your computer screen is admittedly not so beautiful. #photofail. Fortunately, this is where photo editing comes in.