WEST VIRGINIA

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This past week-end Eileen & I took a trip to Morgantown, West Virginia to see her Grandaughter graduate from West Virginia State University.  WVS is a huge University and is spread out over a big area in Morgantown.  Morgantown is a Collage City.  It is very “hilly” cause it’s located in the hills of WV, but very nice.  Lot’s of places to eat, drink, and shop.  The above Image is of just some of the hills of WV on our way in the rain.  That’s what we had to put up with all week-end.  Rain, Rain, and more rain.  It got to be annoying at times.  It would stop, then start raining again.  We were putting up with it.

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On Saturday there was not much to do, so Eileens Grandaughter showed us the Coopers Rock Overlook.  Here is the walk-way to the overlook with it dripping rain.

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Looking down in the valley of pretty country.  I’ve been to WV before, but in a different area.  WV is a beautiful State with all the Mountains.  Have always liked the State.

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A Image of the 2 Grandmothers with Lexie and her Sister Hannah.  Lexie is the one that Graduated Suma Cum Loud.  Eileen is on the left.  I forgot what the “rope” means that is hanging on Lexie.  I do know it’s a award for something she did good in.

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Graduation Cermoney in the WVS Collisum.  They all sang John Denvers song “Country Roads.”

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The stupid rain stopped just long enough for me to shoot this Image in her gown with Hannah.

WATERFALLS

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Trying to photograph Waterfalls to get that “Silky Effect.”  I’m close here, but not quite what I wanted.

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Taken at the old Bernheart Dam.  Weather was just not good, but no rain.  This Dam has been here for many, many years.  During the Fall it does get some great Fall Foliage with reflections.

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The Pump House at the Dam.  It’s no longer used.  Just something from the past.

Thanks for stopping by.

Les

PHOTOSHOP CC

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Hello there to all my Followers.

For the past 6 months now, I’ve had the Software Photoshop CC.  In my opinion it’s a real nice photo editing software that will do so very much.  The problem I’ve been having with it is that I just don’t understand all the functions that it will do.  I have struggled with this program for a long time trying to use it the way it should be.  I have read and down-loaded many of the Tut’s that are offered via the Internet and I still have problems understanding.  The simple things I can do, but when it get’s more complicated I’m stuck.  I have tried many times to read what is told to me to do, but every time it comes out not as good as what they show me.

The Program also takes up a whole lot of memory when I use it.  I’ve found that the memory here on my Laptop is not big enough.  I seem to always get a warning that my memory here is too full and it can’t complete what I’m trying to do.  So, after much consideration I decided to get rid of it and not use it any longer.  No use using something that does not work well for me.  It’s now gone.  I will use Lightroom CC which I think is much easier to use.

About the Image above, it’s of the abandonded Day’s Inn that I’ve posted about before.  I have gotten word recently that the place caught fire and burned to the ground.  I thought this would happen.  I was told that the Engine Company’s took their good ole’ time responding and getting water on the structure.  I think that this was done because it’s not wanted in the area any longer.  I can understand that.  There were numbers of “unwanted” people living in there, so I think that the place was set on fire by arson.  I have not gotten up there yet to see what is left, but I will in the future.

 

Thanks for stopping by.

Les