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About thomasfarley01

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

Pushing Pixels No. 30?

Thunder and lightning today. Good looking squall line as seen from the east at the foot of the west side of the Spring Mountains near HWY 160. Here’s what Photoshop Camera can do for a painterly effect. This isn’t Photoshop … Continue reading

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A Good Demonstration of Power in Singing

Elephant Revival covers White Rabbit by the Jefferson Airplane. The extremely talented singer has something of Grace Slick’s range (and some interesting vibrato) but none of her power. Their performance sounds really good by itself but not when you compare … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels Into Video

I’m working on my first video private commission. I’m also accepting comments on same. Two possible openings. The music is slow and deliberately chosen. It’s the music from the opening of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; I think many … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels 26? Little Red Corvette

New For 1963 & 1964 New for 1963 and 1964. Part of a larger project targeting the Corvette market. This is an original poster design that I made from old book photos (all half-tone screened, of course,) and internet scraps. … Continue reading

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DALL E and Idiots

DALL E is a software program that creates images from words. Did you get that? Let me repeat my writing. DALL E is a software program that creates images from words. Type in, “A cat wearing lumberjack clothes” and you … Continue reading

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About All Those Junk Calls You’ve Been Getting Lately

Junk calls supports the telecom industry in the same way the USPS is supported by junk mail. Large companies delivering unwanted and potentially fraudulent calls buy tens and tens of millions of dollars in telecom equipment each year to make … Continue reading

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Angel by Massive Attack

And this is what a great bassist sounds like.

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On the Level of Craftsmanship in Pahrump, Nevada

I framed up this now yellowing pencil drawing the other day. It was drawn for me by a 21 year old woman named Keri Patrick. It’s based on a drawing by Canadian Glen Loates, one of the most famous animal … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels – Image Large Enough to Print

Click for full size image. Download by right clicking. Should print out well. Oops. Image problem. Correcting soon. This is my version of a GF promotion poster. Goldfield is all about exploring, from the arts to the outdoors. Physical and … Continue reading

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The Lost Highway Sung by Hank Williams

Authoritative voices have a presence we all recognize. When someone is an expert on a subject, a real expert, people quiet down and listen. If someone with less experience or knowledge repeated the words of an authority, their voice just … Continue reading

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