This week I’ll be focusing on bokeh in photography. This is the ability to blur out a background while taking a picture, so that you can focus on the subject of the photo. A good way to picture what is actually happening with this effect, is to imagine an ice cream cone, that starts at … Continue reading Bokeh in Pictures – #arosteguiproject365
Remember the Pensieve from the “Harry Potter” books? It was a cauldron, of sorts, that the Headmaster of Hogwarts, Professor Dumbledore would use to extract the many thoughts from his head, and keep them there for use at a later time. As an alternative, he could pull a particular thought that he had in the past, in order … Continue reading Digital Pensieve
My brother, Joe, has a goatee, so I like to play around with my coffee and cocoa to make a true “cup ‘o joe” that makes me smile….here’s a little coffee art tribute to Joe! Continue reading Brings New Meaning to “Cup ‘o Joe”
debauchery… humidity… perversity… titilating… thought-provoking… jazz… beignets and chicory… swampy… mystical… loud… laughing… fortune telling… bead-wearing… bead-throwing… fun. Continue reading New Orleans
Who doesn’t love a good haiku? Don’t know what that is…well it’s a Japanese poem that consists of 5 syllables, followed by a line of 7 syllables, followed by another 5. Here’s one that I wrote during a recent visit to my favorite place to write…Boston Stoker, in Dayton, Ohio….Ciao! Little brown fingers Plucking the … Continue reading Coffee Haiku
The mountains are clear this morning. Dawn is just beginning to break. I’ve just had my morning cappuccino and my neighbors here in Aviano, Italy, aren’t even awake yet. The only sounds are the crowing of the morning roosters and the cooing of a morning dove from the tall tree next door. I’m going to … Continue reading Ahhhh..Italia!