p s e u d o r e a l

Better Than Real Because It's Not.


Sunday March 18th 2012, 1:36 am
Filed under: General

(Sep 8 ) Ran back to Cordwood Landing Park one last time for twilight photos.

blue
The portal within the park

moar blue
Connecticut

blue is blue
The water crashing onto the beach always reminds me of Billy now. It frightened him as a puppy.

I like the blue shots more than these
Blurry ferns suggest it was breezy

Even though these are more realistic
I confused an earlier photo with this one. This is the one where you couldn’t see the people fishing.


Tuesday February 14th 2012, 2:13 pm
Filed under: General

(Sep 3) Ran back to Cordwood Landing Park to see what the camera could do in extremely low light.

darkness and poison ivy surround you
Don’t be fooled. By the time I took this photo, I couldn’t see anything through the viewfinder.

the path grows dim
I can’t remember for sure if I had a tripod or monopod, but I think I did use one.

and the forest comes alive
By the time I took this photo, I couldn’t see anything on the LCD screen either.


Saturday January 21st 2012, 3:26 am
Filed under: General

(Aug 30) August in Miller Place finally ends.

everything's gone gray
My very first photos as a child were in fact, black & white. Another thing I caught just the tail end of.

toadstools
It’s not that there was no color film when I was a child. Color had been commonplace since my parents time. But B&W was still cheaper, though not for very long.

we're not in kansas anymore, toto
Today of course, we’ve gone from B&W film being more expensive than color, to film itself in danger of extinction.

that toadstool has a tumor growing on it
I haven’t shot on film in twelve years now.

or a tiny pumpkin
If I recall correctly, my very first photos were similar to these,

at fungus eye level
photos of the yard.

toyota
In other news, … My wheels for the summer.


Monday December 19th 2011, 3:12 am
Filed under: General

(Aug 19) It was on this trip that I realized a few things. One was that walking provided most of the inspiration for photo-taking. The other was (related to the first) that I may have finally gotten a nice camera but at the wrong time in my life. Knowing my time here was short, I hit the street.

begin journey here
I started out…

harbor beach rd.
This road is indeed long and winding.

the winding road
I’d intended to go all the way to the harbor.

the long road
It ends in Mt. Sinai at Cedar Beach.

wooden wreckage
Oh poison ivy, I curse your very existence. You other ivy are ok though.

flowers
Keep in mind though, this is suburbia. None of this is wild.

suburban street garden
But that doesn’t mean it’s not nice.

rock and decomposed dead shit
What the streets are made of.
Unfortunately I didn’t get far before stepping in poison ivy, upon which I hurried back home to wash.


Friday December 02nd 2011, 1:36 am
Filed under: General

Pseudoreal is still in August. The end of Miller Place was near.

bamboo
There was a small bamboo “forest” at the edge of the proprerty

droopy bamboo
It doesn’t handle snow or rain very well

phlox
And a few flowers around the foundation

robin
This guy ran around the yard a bit

falling apart
I’m surprised the hurricane didn’t blow this thing away

sunset
Sunset over Harbor Beach Rd.



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