This was shot near Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe along route 89.

Camera Lenses

I’ve been looking to expand my Canon Camera lenses collection for my Canon 60D camera. One type of lenses that I’m planning to get is an Macro lens. As for other types of lenses that I want to get to get are telephoto lenses and I know it comes down to personal preference. Since, majority of photographs that I would be taking would be outdoor type photographs.

Though, if there was a way to try before buying at a store to see if I like the lenses would be nice. But, I doubt that is possible to do, since I don’t constantly share photo’s that I’ve done and haven’t really been taken photo’s recently over the last year and half on my Canon camera.

It will be a while before I would actually buy a few lenses, cause I need to save up money to buy them and more larger SD cards. I would be using this time to choose the type of lenses and save up the money to buy them.

Here is Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe in the early afternoon.

It’s going to be Quiet for Sometime to come on this site

Hello There

Just want to post an update about the site and I’ll be posting anything for a bit of time in part that I don’t have internet access at home anymore and for sometime to come. Plus, there are still a fair amount of photographs that I still need to go through before posting to this site. One of the images that I’ve already upload is the featured image on this post.

Also, I need to spend time looking for a job that I could enable to stuff with my life and to expand this site further.

Bye for now….

Peter

Here are 3 ducks on a lake that was taken in the evening.

Sharing a Tweet….

Below is a tweet that I wrote on Twitter and I wanted to share on this site. Please leave a comment below if you like. I would like to expand on how I take videos and I want to show different viewpoints while filming video’s.

Missing Photographs

An abandoned building and Power lines near Virginia City, Nevada.
An abandoned building and Power lines near Virginia City, Nevada.

I’ve looked through some photographs that I’ve taken over the last couple of years looking for a series of photographs that I took with my iPhone or Canon camera while I was staying at Lake Tahoe. I took this series of photos back in the Fall of 2014, apparently, I didn’t back up my phone with these specific photos with my dogs while Lily Lake near Fallen Leaf Lake in the Sierra Nevada’s. They were on my phone that I wrecked in the fall of 2014 and couldn’t and wasn’t able to use the contents of the phone; let alone to erase the phone before I was able to send it in after I got the replacement phone. Another possibility is that I might have deleted these specific photo’s but I doubt that I did that.

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This is along highway 50 heading east to the Carson Valley in Nevada.

Another update of sorts

Hello All

Its been a little while since I last posted on this site and looks like that it would be some time before I would post anything of substance. At the moment blogging is not really at or near the top of the list of doing stuff – including posting photos that I took at Lake Tahoe, CA or anywhere else that I took photos at in my road trips of the last couple of years. Plus, I haven’t been to keen on spending the time on editing photos on the back-end of the site – like the alt tags, description, and so on giving the number of photos that I would like to upload on to this site. If there was a way to mass edit this type of info on a number of photos at one time would be great, but I don’t see how it could be done in WordPress.

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Another Sunset Photo at Fallen Leaf Lake

The photograph below I took a few moments after the photo in the last post. In this photograph that I took with a Samsung phone – I’m looking towards the North – Northeast end of the lake.

Here is sunset taken at Fallen Leaf Lake, CA along route 89. It was a generally overcast day. Looking towards North by Northeast.
Here is sunset taken at Fallen Leaf Lake, CA along route 89. It was a generally overcast day. Looking towards North by Northeast.

Sorting Photographs

Hopefully during the next two weeks I would be sorting and possibly adding some photographs that I’ve taken the last two years on to this blog. I know in the past I would post photos and don’t and I’m planning to now. I doubt that I would be able to upload all the photo’s that I’ve taken over the two years. Granted, I doubt that I would be uploading all the photo’s – fraction of the photos would be uploaded.

There are a number of photo’s that I took with my phone which I’m planning to put up as a few regular posts on this site. I may do a sample gallery then link to the rest of the photos; but, I may not do this – depends on what I upload to the blog.

I’ll be posting something when I’m done sorting and editing the photos.

A Field of Sage

Here is some photo’s of a Sage field that is located on Fallen Leaf Road that is outside of South Lake Tahoe, CA., off of Route 89. This sage field is result of an controlled fire that happened about 6 to 8 years ago (not sure exactly when that controlled fire happened).

These photo’s were taken with my iPhone 5c on 13 November 2014. There might be a few that are blurry photos when I took them in the last 30 to 45 minutes of daylight of stated date.

Hope all of you would enjoy some photo’s until I get some more up on this site.

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What Content Would You Like to See on This Site?

I have here is a survey page if what I should add to this site. I have two choices below: Books and Photographs. I, also, have space for you to leave a comment through this survey.

Please take a few moments to share what you might want to see on this site. Thank you for your time on this site. This could be one of many survey’s that I might have on this site.

I would the responses of this survey to help in developing of this site. I would have time to develop more original content later this summer when I have more time to devote to developing content.

Peter

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Updating Photos

This was taken at South Lake Tahoe.
This was taken at South Lake Tahoe.
Hello All

Over the next few weeks I’ll be going through the photograph files on this site and updating information on some photographs – like the name, alt text and adding descriptions to them.

Also, during this time I might be uploading more photographs that I took while staying at Lake Tahoe in 2013. I’m still going through those photographs and seeing what to upload exactly to this site. In addition to editing them a little to look better.

When I added some more photographs to this site, I’ll be making a post along a sample gallery when I’ve made a new gallery setup.

Later

Taken from the Mt. Shasta View point turn out on south bound Interstate 5 in Northern California.
Taken from the Mt. Shasta View point turn out on south bound Interstate 5 in Northern California.
This is a tree on a hill as seen from the Mt. Shasta view point on Interstate 5 southbound.

An Update

Hello All

During the 4th of July weekend I’m going to add more photographs to this site. The photographs would be on Pages under the Gallery section of this blog. I may work on a few posts that I may do over the weekend to come, I just want to see how much I’m able to write before publishing any posts – besides posting saying that I’ve added more Pages to this site.

There might be one or two things I may add to this blog over the weekend in addition to the photographs. I’ll mention something if I do or not add anything else.

On a side note: I have a few content idea’s on what I want to add to the site, but it’s just a matter of developing these ideas before adding them to the site. It’s just a matter of seeing if the ideas have any workability to them.

Though, I just may keep to blogging and sharing photographs on this site….

I’ll post something when I finally add stuff to this site over the next weekend.

Peter

This is a small beach and a dead tree.

Digitizing Family Photo Albums

This is a small beach and a dead tree.
This is a small beach and a dead tree.

A few hours ago I thought of working on a project that would take some time to do. That project is Digitizing all of my family photo albums that my family has built up over the years. I figured that this would be a way to keep these photos that were taken over time. After scanning each photo, I thought of doing touch up to any photos that would need a touch up.

I know that it would take time to scan each photo into my computer and time to do any touch up to any number of photos. I would assume that doing this would, in a way, keep all the photographs for a long time to come. By doing this I would need a lot of storage space on my computer.

Though it would be sometime before I would actually sit down and do this, since the photo albums are in storage. Once I get everything that I need out of storage and set up a workhorse of a computer then I would start digitizing the photographs.

I doubt that I’ll scan the 8 1/2″ by 11″ pictures, I would defiantly scan the 3″ by 5″ photos into the computer and archive them onto a DVD disk. I, also, thought about putting the photographs onto a gallery style site of some kind some where and have it password protected, so that only a few people can look at the photos. Though, I doubt that I’ll be doing that last thing that I said, giving how many photographs that there are in the albums.

I even thought about turning this into a business of some kind, I may or may not though. A long story for another time.

I may add to this post or I may add a part 2 post at some point. Contact me or leave a comment below if you like to share thoughts about this. It would be a day or two before responding to any comments on posts or through the contact form.

Peter

Taken at sunset in east Portland, OR.

An Oregon centric blog…

A tree with the sunset behind it.
A tree with the sunset behind it.

Hello All

I’m in the process of setting an Oregon centric blog in addition to this blog. Why? You may ask – it’s mainly to separate out any content that I’m going to post into a specific place than into a catch-all cluttered blog like this blog. This blog seems to be cluttered and since I’m going to have photographs that I take in Oregon or SW Washington or talk about places in either place I thought it be nice to have a specific place to post about such things.

Its located here (opens in a new window).

I know that I can or should keep everything I post on this one blog, since I would add a lot of other photographs here and I had this blog for a long time – I felt best to have a centric blog for a specific topic – which in this case would be about Oregon and possibly places in SW Washington.

Leave a thought or two = if you like at the bottom of this post.

Peter