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June 25, 2012

Enough For One
Monday. Up after seven instead of six, off to breakfast and back running an hour late, the day bright, another warm sunny day in the works. So naturally I sat down and spent the rest of the morning and early afternoon finishing the Gay Pride Parade photographs, Saturday's Lakeview school images I'd put aside for the Dykes to follow.

I must admit I'm wrestling with the color and balance of the photographs, wondering if I'm doing something wrong, wondering if I have a camera adjustment I need to change (this new D4 has some color balance settings the earlier ones didn't), so I'm in the middle of a futz on that. Whatever a futz may be, but I'm in one.

Otherwise the day goes well, we'll see if these little problems don't lead to something better after gaining some more swell photographic knowledge, something I generally try to avoid. No need to learn more than is necessary (he said) except now it appears necessary.

You are predictable with this “the photographs are all terrible” crap.

Maybe so. I'm going to go back and review earlier images. Review what I know, again implement some things I've let fall by the wayside. We'll see. Hup.

Later. An afternoon working on the Gay Pride photographs with a break for lunch walking on over to the usual place, an apple scone and a glass of lemonade. Not much of a lunch, but it made sense at the time. Back home to work on the Lakeview photographs and get those web sections done. Interestingly my mood is better toward them now, less good toward the Gay Pride photographs. I need to just settle down and look at them again in another week. Such is, if not life, then photography. We digress and progress.

It's now eight in the evening, the Lakeview sections aren't yet done, but they're close and I'll probably let them sit for now and finish them tomorrow, I've done enough for one day. Hey.

The photo up top was taken at the Lakeview school closing protest and march Saturday morning with a Nikon D4 mounted with a 24-70mm f 2.8 Nikkor G lens.