It’s a rainy day, and I have the day off. It’s a perfect day for finally getting some of my photographs organized. I’ve got two scanners ready – mine that I’ve had for awhile, and one that I borrowed from Chip. Chip’s has an automatic photo feeder, so I was hoping it would speed up the process.
It took awhile to develop the workflow, but I finally got things scanning at the resolution I wanted at a fairly reasonable pace. Unfortunately, I had to re-scan several times because I kept forgetting to reset the resolution, and it would default to a lower setting. I did some minimal clean-up with both Picassa and Photoshop, and was able to upload a good bunch to Flickr.
Here’s one shot from a set taken on a trip to Washington State in the lat 1990’s. Laura, her mother and I travelled to the Olympic Penninsula and visited Olympic National Park, sea stacks, and the Hoh Rainforest. This is one of the sea stacks. As usual, click on the picture for a larger view…
The next one is from an early trip. Laura and I were living in Tucson, AZ, in 1991-92 while she was on sabbatical. I would drop her off at the lab, then go find a canyon to climb.
That year I was also taking a class on desert ecology from the University of Arizona. Our class had a field trip scheduled to the Pinecate Volcanic Zone in Mexico. I spent Thanksgiving Day of that year wandering through the town of Puerto Penasco waiting for the van we were travelling in to get fixed. This, of course, while Laura was enjoying a meal with her family.
I got several rolls of film scanned, but haven’t uploaded all of them to Flickr. I’ll keep plugging at this a little along until I get most of my images online.