(Reuploading my old videos to YouTube) Not going to say any more than that about the video … Taken on my iPhone 4S today. Music added and video flipped horizontally with Avidemux … Music fits nicely with the video, it … Continue reading Repost – Diving Faces Hopscotch
It’s Kite Surfing at sunset this time, with Bill Withers 🙂 Certainly a lot of fun playing with video editing in Photoshop. Slowly getting my head around all of the possibilities, which are endless … (Re-Uploading my old videos on … Continue reading Kite Surfing VS Bill Withers
Keeping it uncomplicated, so a mixture of photographic disciplines from two Sony cameras with SEL1855 and SEL1018 lenses. Theme – “A walk”. Continue reading A Walk And A Dragon (Well Two Actually)
Are we every actually just writing for ourselves, and if so why bother sharing it ? Why not just keep those words, concepts, thoughts, dreams and imaginations in our own mind and body ? Continue reading 30 Minutes To Blog
Four portrait photos masterfully merged into one very beautiful sunset indeed Enjoy 😀 Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog … Continue reading Beach Sunset Panorama Blues And Yellows
A model speedboat atop a barrel. Enjoy 😀 Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. For our blog readers we’re currently offering a 15% … Continue reading Speedboat And Barrel – Toscana Italian Restaurant
I’m sure 99% of people do it to some extent or another, it’s in our natures to do it, no big deal that’s life ! BUT, is there another way ? Are there healthier ways to deal with things, circumstances … Continue reading STOP – Taking Things So Personally
Some photos joined together by the CIA’s special computer they’ve let me borrow for a few days 😀 Enjoy 😀 Our fantastic photos are available to buy at … Continue reading Big Sky Beach Sunset Panorama
These are in the dentist’s secret garden. I’ve been reliably informed they are Hibiscus flowers. Enjoy 😀 Our fantastic photos are available to buy at Photos.DonCharisma.com. … Continue reading Pretty Flowers – Hibiscus
The last of my random stuff series today … I double took when I was walking past this, it’s a light fitting which is, well, broken … kind … Continue reading Broken Light Bulb
Hectic days for me at the moment … finally managed to free a little time to post this … Enjoy 😀 Photos taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma … Continue reading Beach Pam Silhouette Sunset
Shot this one near the beach … pretty white flowers. Photos taken in Thailand (c) Don Charisma 2013 Continue reading Night Tree
I’d like to publish more of these pattern type photos I’ve been taking. This one is of some bird footprints in the sand, taken whilst I’m … Continue reading Bird Footprints In The Evening Sand
I came across a piece of what I’m calling drift-rope. I thought it might make a nice pattern at least for a background, and actually it’s … Continue reading Frayed Nylon Drift Rope Close-up
Ok, so the jury is out on this one – that’s you guys … Just received this email from perhaps a genuine questioner, or could be a spammer … I’m erring to spammer at the moment … I’ve partially reddacted … Continue reading Spam Or Not Spam ?
Thanks to Maryam Jamil, from entertainmentstarters … and Foxy-O from foxyolive for this award. There’s a new Don Charisma badge for the award or you can choose the existing dove badge … I think of Yoda when I think inner peace, so he’s featured … Continue reading The Inner Peace Award
Thanks to Belinda from idiotwriting blog for my lovely “Butterfly Light Award”. I would like to say (again) publicly you are one of my favourite bloggers and people on WordPress. Belinda has asked me to release the award into general … Continue reading The Butterfly Light Award … Disco Flutterby Award 🙂
I posted the panorama/towerama version of this one already … Quite a sexy photo if you’re into phallic things ! Enjoy 🙂 Taken in Thailand (c) … Continue reading Palms And Towers – Landscape
Thanks to Belinda from idiotwriting blog for my lovely new badge. It’s a little belated, sorry about that, you know how it is, busy busy. I … Continue reading Disco Flutterby Award – Butterfly Light Award
It’s I’m guessing a repro vintage meat slicer, that’s part of the ornaments at the Toscana Italian restaurant that I visited recently. However I’m no meat … Continue reading Meat Slicer
I’ve just finished my first proof for my logo. Not sure if this will be the final exact logo – changes may happen 🙂 (c) Don … Continue reading Logo Preview – DonCharisma.com
Time for zeds, good night Audrey 🙂 … I’ll leave you with this rather nice sunset … It’s 2 photos merged with Photoshop. Taken on my … Continue reading Beach Silhouette Sunset Tomerama
When I was in University I had a friend Jim. Jim was a mature student in his 40s with a brain tumour. Well at least that’s what he told me, not sure if it was just an excuse to explain … Continue reading Why Is It Never Big Enough ?
Stumbled across this little piece of England in Madrid, Spain … Tony does fish and chips, burgers and hotdogs, pies and pasties AND beer and coffees … Continue reading Fat Tony’s – Fish And Chips – Madrid
I’m gonna take a wild stab in the dark here. It’s a real toughy, but I reckon it’s most probably because he enjoys it. Call me old fashioned or traditional, but men have been attracted to women since the dawn … Continue reading Why Does My Husband Look At Women On The Internet ?
I’ve had a flu the past few days. I’ve been feeling rotten and just getting on with stuff as best I can. It’s not ideal, but that’s life and what analgesics are for. Frogs And Princesses So what about someone … Continue reading Finding Mrs Right (or Mr Right) – Valentine’s Day Epilogue
My girlfriend doesn’t read my blog, so I could write whatever I wanted and she’d probably never see it. However I don’t have much bad to say about her – she’s a good hearted spirit and is a positive influence … Continue reading My Valentine – For She, My Girlfriend
Gosh, I miss Thailand… I’d jump of joy for an opportunity to drag air tanks in and out of longtails and wash dirty (I don’t even want to think about what kind of…er…dirt, actually) wetsuits for a sunset on the … Continue reading A Diver’s Dream – Thailand
Difficult to get everything in from where my shooting position when I’m taking a photo? … No problem … I’ve actually merged six portrait photos PTGui … Continue reading Streetscape Towerama, Palms And Towers
Bit of a rhetorical question really, as I have already formed my own opinions. A copy of a British newspaper handed out on Etihad airways, “The Daily Mail”, was enough to remind me that it’s nothing to do with reporting … Continue reading Do Journalists Tell The Truth?
This one was taken last year, and has the beach lights and trees in shot. It’s merged 4 photos with PTGui Pro Photos taken in Thailand (c) … Continue reading Beachlights And Sunset Panorama
How the hell do you caption that ? A bumper-less car with a plastic figure hanging off of the tow ring … Oh, and complete with … Continue reading You’ll Never Walk Alone
Some white flowers that “live” just near the entrance to my apartment complex. The photo was taken early evening on my way out to shoot sunsets … Continue reading White Evening Flowers
The last sunset I posted I had a comment relating to my use of Photoshop. I pay attention to what people are saying, and sometimes it’s … Continue reading Today’s Beach Sunset Panorama
It’s an interesting topic, that’s enlightening to hear and know other people’s opinions on, the wider reaching scope of which is – are humans capable of change, under their own steam ? Take Joe. Joe’s not very charismatic, in fact … Continue reading Charisma, Are You Born With It Or Can It Be Learned?
Thai’s do love to put their power cables overhead, much to the disappointment of those who like those unblemished urban views. Personally I reckon they are … Continue reading Streetscape Towerama, Power Cables And Tower-Blocks
Enjoy this beach sunset panorama. It’s an iPhone panorama done on the phone with Apple’s built in pano feature … plus a little extra joy added … Continue reading Beach Sunset Panorama
I’ve been really busy the last couple of weeks, so haven’t had a chance to reblog this. Well actually I can’t see how to reblog from http://fujikosuda.com/ so I’ve quoted verbatim and linked back, I hope this is OK for her. … Continue reading Life Is A Mystery – By Fujiko Suda
Do Women Like Charisma ? … Ah, that age old chestnut, the days/weeks/months/years I’ve spent pondering it … My granny was/is certainly taken by Sean Connery aka James Bond, and rather offended by Roger Moore’s ‘pathetic’ attempt … Is Sean … Continue reading Do Women Like Charisma?
I’ve been back to the homeland, UK, London. It’s cold, damp and grey, but I did manage to find a little sunshine along the way. I’ve travelled more than 12000 miles in a week, Thailand to UK and back again. … Continue reading Don Charisma’s Week Off