Jan. 6, 2018: RoboLights display by artist Kenny Irwin Jr., in Palm Springs. After 60,000 visitors in December 2018, the City of Palm Springs asked Irwin to relocate Robolights. This year a version of Robolights has opened at the Detroit’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Irwin recently purchased ten acres of land in Desert Hot Springs.
Jan. 6, 2018: A 1955 Studebaker President Speedster with F-4 Phantom jet at Palm Springs Air Museum.
Sep. 15, 2019: Lion monument dedicated to old Jungleland animal park sits in playground at El Parque de la Paz park, Thousand Oaks.
Playing with Average Camera Pro. I set the app to take eight images three seconds apart. Between each exposure, I rotated the iPhone to the right or left keeping the viewfinder centered on the eyes. In Lightroom, I darkened the edges and increased saturation.
Sep. 7, 1980: Quincy, Massachusetts. Mayor Arthur Tobin untangles himself after skydiver John Sirois, of Quincy, landed on mayor. The parachute landing occurred during Quincy's Constitutional celebration.
March 1979: Downey High School cheerleader Carol Forsythe leads the crowd during 3A CIF semifinal basketball game against Los Amigos High School. Downey won 83-68.
2018 photo taken at Reign of Terror Haunted House in Thousand Oaks. For this image, I first added a soft focus orton effect. In Enlight, I used glow at 30%. In Image Blender combined the last version with original in luminosity mode at 25%. In DistressedFX used tarnished filter. I finished with a border from Enlight.
My thoughts on images past and present.