11-24-15 The World Through A Dirty Window Without My Glasses

Can look like this…


“They are playing a game. They are playing at not playing a game. If I show them I see they are, I shall break the rules and they will punish me. I must play their game, of not seeing I see the game”

R. D. Laing





2-9-14 Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie # 2

I was told I looked like a ghost in the last selfie I posted (here ) for the challenge. So I went back into the vaults and pulled out this one from the day I got my new glasses.


I think they look good, don’t you?

Other people’s views of themselves.












1-1-13 (Cont) Looking At The World Through Different Lenses

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world”

J.R.R. Tolkien

Went to the eye doctor today. Had been feeling like I needed a new prescription especially on the close vision. Well, I most certainly do need new glasses. My near vision has moved the visual equivalent of a full f/stop but my distance vision has only deteriorated slightly.  So I am trying to slide by with new reading glasses.

Funny thing. I had shot many pictures on the 1st which I had already looked at and rated for focus, exposure, framing and so on.  Looked through them again with the new glasses.  Now sometimes I want tight focus and sometimes I want soft but Uh oh! It seems that I have been rejecting shots that I believed they were not crisply in focus that actually had perfectly tight focus. Conversely  some shots I thought were nice tight focus are actually soft.  I wonder if discovering 20/20 vision again will change the work I produce?

Hudson River

Hudson River

Hudson River

Hudson River