Before photography I used to detest cold mornings. Now, I sort of like them . There are few people out, its quiet and you get interesting photos without people getting in the way . I usually don’t spend hours doing it, I just spend enough time to create some images, and stretch my legs.
Soooooooo let me set the scene. I was tired. I had a LOT of miscellaneous things on my mind. Looking at my coffee supply, it was starting to get low. I have a supply of green beans, ready to be roasted for these situations. To take a break I started looking up Coffee roasters. Ive got the coffee roasting bug. While my favorite roasters do it better than me, I find it fun. However this latest experiment, turned into a burnt coffee disaster.
Ive been breaking things while trying to build them up. The biggest thing is how I have been thinking about my photography. Thanks to some friends and ThePhoblographer ideas keep coming in as well as opportunities. I have never took an ordinary approach to my photography , but one thing I have never done is talk to people about what my ideas.
NJ Transit started running trains on the Morris and Essex line again. I did not have to take the bus this morning, which was nice. I did have to wait a while though. Things are still slow going, as the recovery continues. I work for NJ Transit, however I am just ‘the help’. I keep keep the computers running. This weather has caused more stress on the company as they also cut some benefits from the non union employees, decimating morale.
Here it is, one of my first experiments with HDR. I tried to avoid it, but a few friends ( Scott & Daryl I am looking at you) have finally…
It is a while after Hurricane Sandy, and a few days after Winter Storm Athena, I am tired. There is still a lot of recovery work to do however things are getting better. Trying to keep calm and carry on has been rather exhausting. I have made it through another week, with photography and this blog as tools to relax and vent.