Author Archives: thomasfarley01

About thomasfarley01

Freelance writer specializing in outdoor subjects, particularly rocks, gems and minerals.

Pushing Pixels 7 Seven

Eliminated overlays on the subject and added a readable Welcome sign from Walmart. Photo of a sign is better than digital lettering if available. Before After

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How Can You Live With Yourselves? (Repost with revisions)

Introduction My Dad was a brilliant general surgeon and a beloved family practitioner. Did surgery until everything required board certification. Delivered babies. Did a year of nothing but autopsies. After his death I was told that he had brought back … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pushing Pixels Six

Private commission. Scaled down for the web. This is the first ty. Second try. Continuing to work the problem.    

Posted in Photography, Photoshop, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pushing Pixels 5

I’m for hire! Got a business you need a poster or advertisement for? I charge from $100 to $150 USD for a poster sized arrangement of your five or six photographs and explanatory text. We can discuss printing options, in … Continue reading

Posted in art, Photography, Photoshop, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pushing Pixels Four

— —

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Just Like Honey by The Jesus and Mary Chain

1985. We’re in an echo chamber with a Scottish band called The Jesus and Mary Chain. Life is good. Or, we’re watching the melancholy ending to Lost in Translation, with two different people returning to their different lives. After they … Continue reading

Posted in art, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized, video, Writing by others | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Time Does Not Bring Relief; You All Have Lied” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

If life wasn’t built on lies there might not be much of a world at all. “Life must go on; I forget just why.” Millay. More of her here (internal link) By Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892 – 1950) Time … Continue reading

Posted in art, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How Many Lines Does it Take to Draw a Pretty Face?

Fewer than you think. Although they have to be the right lines. Picasso was famous for simple line drawings of animals. But drawing a human face is more complicated, correct? Ever tried? I have never gotten proportions right, a murderously … Continue reading

Posted in art, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dusk in Pahrump, Nevada

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Pushing Pixels Three

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment