Happy Pi Day

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Colleton Museums and BBQ

We had made a successful escape from Donnelley WMA. The ACE Basin was behind us, but not forgotten. We would be back, and we would conquer it, haints and curses be damned. However, on this particular Saturday, we still had lots on our plate. That phrase turned out to be truer that we could imagine. … Continue reading Colleton Museums and BBQ

Camera Obscura – Part 2

Last time I gave a brief introduction to the camera obscura, describing what it was and a tiny bit of the historical background.  This time I’m going to cover my personal experience with these systems. I started playing with cameras when I was about 9 years old.  My first was a hand-me-down Brownie Box camera … Continue reading Camera Obscura – Part 2