I swear I did not use a filter of any kind.
I played with various f-stops at ISO 800, and let the camera decide the exposure time.
The photos were taken from the top floor of a municipal parking garage across the street from my hotel.
Sunset, October 26, 2016, Santa Fe.
So I’m in Santa Fe to attend a pre-conference session today, one entitled “The End of the Conservatory?”. Should be provocative . . . .
Lest anyone think, however, that the road warrior life is glamorous, let me just remind you that
- hotel room coffee is pretty bad everywhere
- ironing clothes at 6.15 a.m. is bore of a task
- skipping manicures is a recipe for cuticle disaster at 6.30 a.m.
- NPR is a balm, providing me a consistent, calm voice no matter what city greets my waking moments
- but traveling with a camera means that one can continually relive the lovely views and fleeting moments of tourism.
The body clock had me awake at 4.45 a.m. today. Ugh.
At the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi on Tuesday, these architectural details and stills —
From the New York Times yesterday:
Obamacare is likely to get worse before it gets better. Alas.
Why can’t we seem to have an honest national debate about taking care of our health?
Shots from the air and the ground:
The hotel for my New Year celebration trip to Hong Kong is booked.
I’ll be staying for a week at the Royal Plaza Hotel.
Apparently this place is on top of a shopping mall.
Cold nights. A down comforter on the bed. House shoes. A glowing fireplace. Leaves crunching underfoot. Acorns too.
These are signs that autumn is here.
I played with a new camera lens on Sunday evening. Nothing award-winning here, but I’ll post a few pictures from my block anyhow.
Empty porches on Lawn Place.