Places

Smartphone Saturday: Texture and Time of Day

04 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

It's Saturday, which means that I take a rest from blogging to do non-screen and keyboard related things for the weekend. But Smartphone Saturdays mean you still get one of my favorite unedited photos from my smart phone. I love the texture of this photo, not...

Contentment at Old Calton Hill

03 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

Novice photographers often ask the question, "What's the best camera?" The veteran photographer answers, "The camera you have in your hand right now." If I'm honest, I'm that rookie photographer who is looking for expert opinions about which camera gear I need to invest in next....

Bridge Over the Water of Leith

01 Apr 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in Places

The Water of Leith flows out into the Firth of Forth. Admit it -- you know you smiled just reading that. Historians claim that the world's great cities have become great because they are built near water. Where there is water, living things collect and thrive. In places...

Holding Back the Waves at Point Reyes

31 Mar 2015, Posted by P.J. Oswald in People, Places

So was she channeling Gandalf the Gray, or was this more of a Moses moment? Ahh yes, just another day at the beach at Point Reyes National Seashore. Point Reyes was discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake of Spain in what was the first landing by a...