Author: Allan G. Smorra

In 2014 I retired after 46 years in the Electrical Trade. I spent my last 15 years working on the Golden Gate Bridge. Join me in this next phase of life as I write about, and photograph, the world around me.

Awesome Tip

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Labor Day 2013

“Barack wants to create two and a half million jobs. The infrastructure is a huge deal. This war on work, that I suppose exists, has casualties like any other war. The infrastructure’s the first one; declining trade-school enrollments are the second one. Every single year: fewer electricians, fewer carpenters, fewer plumbers, fewer welders, fewer pipefitters,…

Phoneography Challenge: Nature

I have taken liberties with Sally’s challenge this week and used some photo apps to modify my original color photograph. Enjoy.

Nature/Nurture Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Nature/Nurture
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera with Olloclip wide-angle lens, adjusted in Ollocorrect app, Tangled FX, framed in Snapseed.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

“Home is the sailor, home from the sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.”
—Robert Louis Stevenson, Requiem

“… What kind of emotions does the sea or ocean make you feel?”
—Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge

Heading for Port Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Heading for Port
Photo © Allan G. Smorra, All Rights Reserved

Photo Notes: iPhone 5 camera, Camera+ app, edited in Snapseed.

New Feature

Across the Bored has inspired me to add a new feature to my sidebar, a Random Post Generator. Look for the button on the left side of my homepage and you can go haphazardly back in Time! OK, not really, but you may be surprised at what you find. Go ahead and click it (you…

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