Another stop on Route 66

After many delays and missed opportunities, I was finally able to make a stop at the midway point on Route 66 in Adrian, Texas. I’ve only seen it from interstate 40 and in photos other people have shot. I wasn’t disappointed at all. Unfortunately, the cafe was closed, so lunch at the Midpoint was out …

New photos coming soon!

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Howdy y’all, and happy Independence Day! Things have been pretty interesting over the last month or so, but I haven’t disappeared from the face of the earth. I do have some new photos that were shot in Adrian, Tx yesterday. Those will be processed sometime this week. I also wanted everyone to know there is …

Back on the road, again!

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Howdy everyone!  After a bit of a break (including no wi-fi) in Springfield, MO, I’m finally back on the road…and have wi-fi access, again. I’m heading back to the desert southwest, and scouting for some good locations to go shoot at in New Mexico. Eventually I’m going to head over to Santa Fe, which seems …

Road Trippin’ on Route 66

Route 66. Those words conjure up something magical, something mysterious, something nostalgic. it’s The Mother Road. People come from all over the world to make the journey. It’s almost as if it’s a pilgrimage. Even though it was decommissioned back in the 1980s, it’s one road…one piece of history that refuses to die. The spirit …

Road Trip season: Get Lost!

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You read that right….get lost!  There aren’t very many things more annoying on a road trip than sticking to a schedule or itinerary. Let’s face it: they both suck. Sure, putting together a rough sketch of the trip is a good start, but getting lost is half the fun. Making a right turn at Albuquerque …

Road Trip season: The basics

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As promised, here we go with the Road Trip season basics. Some of you may already have these items, others may not…and yet there are probably others that had more than a few brainfarts. Some of these are android and/or iPhone apps. These actually come in real handy. Weather app(s):  One of my favorites is …

Road trip season (the pre-trip rant)

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Howdy, everyone!    As some of you may have noticed, my blog posts seem to be a bit sporadic. Well…it happens, when I’m on the road a lot.  However, things will be changing soon, and posts may be a bit more on a regular basis. On that note, it’s nearly road trip season!   Yes, the open …

Online store is now open

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After many delays (mostly due to my otr job), my online store is now open at http://protostar.pixels.com I’m still in the process of uploading photos for sale, but it’s coming together.  Framed prints, canvas, and other options are available. Many other items, such as towels, coffee mugs and posters are also included. This is a …

Upload photos to Instagram from Lightroom

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I’m not sure how new this is, but us photographers now have a way to publish photos to Instagram directly from Adobe Lightroom with the plugin from this site. I just got it a few days ago, and it seems to work fine. You can check it out at http://www.lrinstagram.com/

Ghost towns, petroglyphs, and more

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Here’s a really cool site with info, photos, and maps for a huge number of ghost towns, abandoned places, petroglyphs, and other interesting places. Definitely worth checking out, and planning a road trip…especially for photographers. I’m hoping to be able to hit some of those locations next year….when it’s warm! Check it out here: http://www.ghosttownaz.info/ …