Editing Photos and Coffee

Editing Photos and Coffee

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So what do I Use To Edit? Coffee and editing, a fun day for sure! A fact of life as photographers that we come to grips with is that we at some point, will be editing photos. Early on I learned a very valuable lesson and that is that I am not very good at image editing. Will I ever get better at it? Some time down the road I can see myself being better but for today I will gladly accept what it is that I am capable of accomplishing. I have tried various free software titles out there and none of them really treated me real well. Some of them that I had issues with was really self inflicted. Gimp by far was the worst one for me.…
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Just a Quick Note

Just a Quick Note

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From time to time here at PaPa Ray's Photography, I may mention issues that I have that prevent me from doing certain things or certain things I do or have done that help me to get out and about and enjoy photography as best that my abilities will allow at this time. I have a YouTube channel and I mainly discuss my issues with my back and some medical procedures I have had done and what it has done for my life. The comments flow in all but daily how thankful people are for my videos and how they got their life back, etc. While I most certainly do appreciate that and it makes me feel real good, I do stop and remind them as well that under no circumstance…
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Goodbye Milky Way

Goodbye Milky Way

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Well as my first Milky Way Galaxy season comes to a close I must report that I did not get out a single time to try to get any photos. I do live in a very bad light pollution area East of the Mississippi river and through everything I had going on this year oh and a little world wide pandemic, things just didn't work out for me as planned. I sat here with my PhotoPills App (I highly recommend it if you already do not own it) and had planned the trip all out to the Levee down on the Big Muddy River at the Larue-Pine Hills National Natural Landmark of the Shawnee Forest here in Illinois. If you have never been there, I suggest checking it out. Do…
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Welcome To My PaPa Ray’s Photography

Welcome To My PaPa Ray’s Photography

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Welcome! I find it fascinating when people stop by and visit anything I put online such as my YouTube channel or a blog. But none the less I am so glad you came! Soon I will have a photo gallery up and be posting my pictures (some, not all) of my photo adventures. After all, what fun is taking photos if we can't share them right? Take care and be well all! Catch you soon! #GetWellSoonWorld
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