Morning at Olmsted Point. It’s so weird – many people stop at the parking lot, get out, read one or two of the interpretive signs, make a photo, and leave.
I don’t get that… they’re driving for HOURS to go to Yosemite National Park, pay $30 to get into the park, and don’t even bother to walk three minutes to get away from the road, to the scenic lookout? Continue reading →
When I arrived in Lee Vining yesterday I went to the South Tufa area at Mono Lake after dinner, right around sunset.
I brought the camera with me, but I wasn’t really “pumped” to make photos. I brought it just in case something would speak to me and attract my photographic eye. Primarily though, I just wanted to see the place again. I find Mono Lake and the entire Mono Basin very fascinating. Continue reading →
The numbers game continues. I sort of mentioned this whole social media nonsense and the obsession with numbers in my post “Pop Culture” before (and yes, I admit that the share buttons are back on my main website – simply because I’ve been asked where they are, and they occasionally do get used, actually;-). Continue reading →
Whenever I hear someone proclaim that they can hear the difference between MP3 and uncompressed audio, I ask them whether they did an ABX (so-called “double blind”) test. When they reply “a what?” I have my answer. ;-)
This time-stretched version of Vangelis’ “Ask the Mountains” track from the 1995 album “Voices” must be one of the best time-stretched pieces I’ve ever discovered… it works so incredibly well, absolutely fascinating & mesmerizing. Continue reading →