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Fun Photo Friday — Off-Season Endicott Arm 1


Today’s Fun Photo Friday is the first of three featuring favorite images from Endicott Arm. Here is today’s photo gallery/slide show:

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Fun Photo Friday — Off-Season Ketchikan 2


Abstract photo manipulation

I admit it. I went a little wild for today’s Fun Photo Friday. Okay, make that hog wild. I went crazy. I had fun with everything from boosting colors to color filtering for conversion to black & white. I even have in today’s collection a B&W image into which I inserted “film grain” to give it a classic old-timer look. I hope you enjoy me playing around a bit today:

Creek Street without the Color is still pretty “Colorful”
Oversaturating Creek Street also give a classic over-the-top feel
Film Grain can sometimes be your friend
Warming saturation to amplify a beautiful totem

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Cruising Alaska Off-Season — Cruising out of Ketchikan


It’s now four in the afternoon. Everyone is back aboard (I hope). The Ovation of the Seas is pulling away from the dock. Ketchikan is enveloped in a light drizzle that threatens to become a steady rain. Time to move on to our next destination. But don’t miss this sail away. Too much awaits you as the ship travels northwest through the narrow channel heading back into the Inside Passage. We’ll begin with this little photo gallery/slide show of Ketchikan receding into the rainy mist:

But don’t head back in off your balcony just quite yet. That’s especially true if you’re a fan of small boats, floatplanes, and other maritime transport. And of course no aviation enthusiast rejects the sight of an old radial engine, even if it hides beneath a protective tarp. There’s just something about the sound….

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