Spring Photos with Cannon T3 and Zoom Lens

Knoxville Skyline, March 2012 I’m very slowly experimenting with my camera. I’ve tried most of the pre-settings. I still lean on “automatic” a good bit, but I’m pretty fond of other settings, such as “flash off,” “landscape,” “portrait,” and “sports.” The camera does really well with minimal light and no flash, avoiding the “washed out” […]

KMA Alive After Five Spring Series In Full Swing

Christabel and the Jons, KMA, Knoxville, March 2012 The Knoxville Museum of Art hosts a series of concerts in the fall and spring each year called Alive After Five. It is hosted by the delightful and ever-positive music lover Mr. Michael Gill. Its a great chance to hear artists playing genres ranging from swing and […]

If I had a million dollars . . .

Come on, now. Admit it. We’ve all thought about what we’d do if we had a spare million or so. I’d be willing to bet some of us gave it some thought recently when the MonsterMillions or whatever it was paid out obscene amounts of money to a few lucky winners. Central Business Improvement District, […]

April 2012 First Friday, Market Square

Market Square, First Friday April 2012 It’s worth saying that this had to be one of the all-time most spectacular weather weekends in Knoxville History. Chilly enough for a light jacket all morning, comfortable enough to walk in the sunshine under gloriously blue skies all weekend. It was simply magnificent. Urban Woman and I enjoyed […]

We Have Graffiti, Do We Have Gangs?

Graffiti in the Old City, Knoxville Graffiti has never been high on my list of concerns downtown. I see random tagging, but I see it outside downtown, as well, so I figured it just goes with modern society. An irritant? Sure. A big problem? Not so much. I’ve blogged about graffiti in one form or […]