Monthly Archives: March 2015

Extreme Depth of Field in Photoshop

A friend of mine created a beautiful custom paint job on a pair of cabinets, and wanted a photo of her work. Unfortunately, the cabinets are in a narrow hallway and can’t be moved. Here’s how I obtained about 12 … Continue reading

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Dada Admonition #40

Do not for a minute, for a red second, consider the in-crept flourish of incipient interpretation as evidence of dialectic, symbology, metaphor, or sullied necromancer abdomens billowing by the deckle sidelines.

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Literary Commerce

I was reviewing a thick semi-monthly called Poets & Writers, which, among a few other things, catalogs all the writer resources, workshops, programs, seminars, retreats, and contests it can find during the next few months. It’s also chock full of ads … Continue reading

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Warning #3015

WARNING Studies confirm existence of dangerous infra-red electromagnetic radiation emanating from living warm-blooded creatures. Keep at least three feet away from living warm-blooded creatures. NOTE: This includes humans. Do your part. Keep your distance. This is not a joke. The … Continue reading

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Magic

Magic gets into the cosmic very fast, at least for us. What does “magic” even mean? What is real? Is anything real? Should we not take into account the inherently magical or illusionary qualities of the most basic sense perception? The … Continue reading

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Warning #3013

WARNING The combustion of logs, branches, and kindling in open fireplaces or enclosed cast-iron stoves generates dangerous infra-red electromagnetic radiation. The same is true of barbecue devices, or open pits containing glowing coals, whether charcoal or actual coal. This is not … Continue reading

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Neuralgia

I’ll never forget those damned campfires that we remember so often that I can’t remember a time when we weren’t remembering them. I never rely on digital media alone, but always try to provide paper-airplane backup. The freezing rain impedes … Continue reading

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