It's New Years Day 2018, time to take a few minutes to review what was accomplished in 2017. For one thing, I took more photos in the last twelve months than any year previously, so that was good. Maybe because I had a new camera to play with, a SONY RX10 III. I love this camera.
One of the reasons I bought it was because it had 4k video capability, which I have yet to use. Its' capacity to capture still photos amazes me. 2017 definitely was a year that expanded my photographic reach and pushed me into learning new techniques. This winding path of learning to capture better images has been both rewarding and challenging.
In 2017 a second tool added to my photography arsenal. Am learning to use Luminar photo editing software. Since it was written on and for a Mac computer, it is very intuitive to use. I can highly recommend it. After struggling to learn Photoshop, Luminar is so much easier to learn and use. It is now available for Windows computers too.
Let's look back now at what I consider to be some of the better images
I was able to capture in 2017.
Waiting for Pizza
Coastal San Sebastian
Rimbach, a German Village
Tagus River Spain
Lady in Red
In the Fall of 2017 was able to finally finish, assemble and publish two more books
of my travels and photos.
2018 looks to hold even more adventures, learning, growing and traveling.
I'll see you on down the road. Happy New Years
Great set of pics Jan! Happy New Year to you and yours!ReplyDelete
Thanks Dom, and a special new years to you and Martha.ReplyDelete
Really impressive, Jan, I am jealous of your vision for scenes! Can't wait to see what you will do next!! Let's do coffee sometime soon...ReplyDelete
Thanks Jerry, you are most likely capturing some great photos down in Mexico too.Delete
I consider myself an opportunistic photographer. I don't try to stage a photo nor have done portraits. When out and about I just try to be aware of what is going on around me. Like riding a motorcycle, situational awareness.
Situational Awareness and a Great Eye = Combination for beautiful Pictures. Of course good equipment never hurts. Happy New Year! I look forward to following your adventures in 2018.ReplyDelete
Thanks Bud. The SONY camera captures more details plus gives a better quality image but the old point-n-shoot is still carried at times. Several of these images were taken with the P-n-S camera.Delete
If everything pans out, 2018 will be a great year for riding. Hope your 2018 riding plans materialize too.
Beautiful photos in some absolutely wonderful locations.ReplyDelete
Thank you Richard, hope your riding plans for 2018 pan out.Delete