In addition to writing books,
I like images. Some, captured by a camera, are cool right out of the
camera, but others can be made a whole lot cooler by playing with them in
various ways, like these:
Another one that started out as two real things, a kind of an arty shot of a mannequin overlaid with a pic of a bit of conglomerate rock gets this:
Other images never had any reality at all—here are Salvador Dali and Hieronymus Bosch interacting:
And speaking of the Crab Nedula:
We have a running joke around here about dining at the bowling alley:
When my son was in Afghanistan, I sent him a birthday card:
I like night scenes:
There's a cool desktop (real, not computer) toy called "The Swinging Sticks," one of which one of my sons gave me as a birthday present years ago. This thing is a real chaos demonstrator that's constantly in random motion—and that makes a great subject for a camera and a strobe. Click on the images to see the whole series.
And, finally, there are some spooky things you can do manipulating images, You can click on this one too.