I’ve clearly cooked the color on this a bit. However, this is more like what you would get after (mythical) rain. The color of the sediments in the Calico hills are quite impressive, and I don’t think I over-did it. Hugin HDR stitch, 3x1ev bracketing; Gimp: grey overlay, color enhance layer.
Here is an HDR panorama experiment. I stitched with Hugin and eported as a HDR tiff which LuminanceHDR let me play with. I settled on the Fattal operator on this one. Impressive how much the pre-gamma adjustment can let you do.
This should span three monitors.
Kids really liked visiting here.
Robert Reynolds is helping recover an exceptionally old saber-cat and llama, horse, dear and ground sloth fossils.
Press Enterprise article has a video interview with the southern California Edison manager of the substation project where the find occurred
Also an LA Times article.
I saw this at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, California. Jesse was just getting over a cold and Liam was getting badgered by me to drink water. It was only about 99F that day. I got to see the inside of a diesel train, that was neato.
Bell Telephone Sign, Orange Empire Railway Museum, Perris, CA, 2008
Once again, angles and geometry. The Bell System is the forefather of my work…Unix and Linux and what.
This was an old wreck in Big Morongo Canyon, just soaking up the sun after 60 years of neglect. I like taking pictures of entropy and geometry and neglect. Some might think it’s cheap character, though.
Wreck in Big Morongo Canyon, 2007
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This picture was from some logs at Big Morongo Canyon Preserve in 2007, after fires swept through the Little San Bernardino mountain area (among other places). It was super duper hot that day, and Jesse fell asleep in the kid backpack for a lot of the walk.
Wood, Big Morongo Canyon, 2007
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