Author Archives: J. Langley

Duggers Creek Falls

Duggers Creek Falls is a peaceful cascade just a short walk from the Linville Falls parking lot on the Blue Ridge Parkway. To find it, drive through the parking lot past the visitor’s center and back toward the exit. The … Continue reading

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April Waterfalls and Wildflowers

Here’s the transcript of the journal that I keep for my photography trips. I usually write at the end of each day on these trips. They usually wind up being a mix of photography & travel advice to myself for … Continue reading

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Film Washi B&W

A few months ago, a good friend gave me a roll of film made from sound recording film by a company called Film Washi. It’s supposed to be a very fine grain B&W film at 50 ISO. I loaded it … Continue reading

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Mountain Trip – June 2014

June 18, 2014 – Another trip through Linville Gorge. Got to the campsite at the bend just before a huge thunderstorm rolled past.  You could see the thunderstorms building as I headed up the ridge from I-40. Now I’m just … Continue reading

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Night Swimming

This is a photograph that I have named “Night Swimming”.  This is from the first roll of slide film (Velvia) that I had ever shot, and I have been hooked ever since.  I still remember pulling the slide out of … Continue reading

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New Years Goals

I’m not much on resolutions because I can never seem to keep them. However, I am a big fan of goals. Here are a few things that I am going to do every day in January in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Tycho Target Trouble

I lost a few hours this weekend over one line in a maven pom.xml file.  I thought I would post the issue here so that anyone else that runs into this problem might find some help.  The original setup is … Continue reading

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Eclipse Communications Framework

A Forensic Approach A few months ago, I started looking into using Eclipse ECF to provide a mechanism for moving some OSGi services to a remote OSGi paradigm.  The problem that I very quickly ran into is that ECF has … Continue reading

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Buffalo River 2012

Currently planning the trip for the weekend of May 18 – 21.  That is the weekend after Mother’s Day and the weekend before Molly&Chase and Dad&Mrs Lori’s anniversaries.  We’re going to rent the canoes from the Buffalo Outdoor Center that … Continue reading

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Scanned Film Sharpness

I finally had one of my images from Yosemite printed in a larger format (9″ x 16″) and found that the print was nowhere near as sharp as I thought it would be. I started going through the reasons that … Continue reading

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