Oct 232014

I’m at 20,000 feet on the first leg of our flight to Toronro, Canada. First stop is Chicago then Buffalo and an 1 1/2 hours drive in a rented car. Knowing that I live in Portland< Maine why Chicago? I don’t know I didn’t book the flight. The return is trough D.C. I know the reason I don’t fly to Toronto is because it is so more expensive to fly direct and I save enough money that a rental car is not a luxury.

So with Paul Simon playing on my iPad I passing the time with a little writing. About a month ago I installed the wireless Zagg keypad andI must say it is much easier than than using the iPad keyboard except that I lose some of the auto correct and auto fill items. I think next time I will try using MS Word and the blog writing feature.

Anyway The short visit to Toronto is a visit to family and Toronto always offers a lot of great photo ops and on the we back we will stop at Niagara Falls. Judy has never been and I think Judy will like the Maid of the Mist ride. It is always exciting to go so close to the falls and experience the the power of and the beauty of being so near.

Oct 072014

I’m watching Castle on TV. Well watching would be loose translation. I don’t usually only watch TV. I need something else to occupy my mind and in this case I thought I would try out a new mobile app from Adobe. One of several new mobile apps is Photoshop MX. It allows the merging of images using different layers. This shot is of some caves that I shot last year and just did a little exposure enhancement. I am liking Adobe’s commitment to mobile. Another one I have been using is Lightroom Mobile. It allows synching different sets between Lightroom on the PC and Lightroom on the iPad. It doesn’t detract much space from the iPad because the images actually reside on the Adobe cloud.