Greetings from Portland, Oregon. After being inspired by many of the great photoblogs that have been cropping up lately, I decided a photoblog of my own was just what I needed to kick-start my crusty photography habit. Places like chromasia.com, greyscalegorilla, and daily dose of imagery are well worth the visit. Or browse hundreds at photoblogs.org. Initially, I tried to keep up with a photo per day schedule, but now I post whenever I catch a shot that I like. I hope this will be a productive exercise for my photography as well as my web skills. Enjoy!
If you are interested in prints, I am currently gauging interest and working towards making them available. Please contact me at if you are interested or have any other questions.
copyrightAll photos, images, and text, unless otherwise noted, are the property of Kyle G. Grieser and are subject to US and international copyright laws. All rights reserved.
A big thank you goes out to David J. Nightingale, creator of chromasia.com. He graciously allowed me to use his layout/css as a jumping off point. Many of the decisions he made with chromasia were right on! Clean and simple. Anything else just gets in the way of the photos. I have since moved away to a totally new design from scratch, but I owe David kudos for letting me learn from his CSS implementation.
My current main system is a Macbook. I also do all my photo work and some development on a 2.8Ghz AMD Sempron system running Debian Linux. I just replaced the old system that recently keeled over.
This site was entirely hand written in XHTML/CSS, PHP, and mySQL. I am constantly updating and tweaking things as I find places that can be improved. Please let me know if you find any problems and I will try to remedy them.
When I first entered the digital camera age, I used a Olympus 2000-Z. A great little camera, but these days it just doesn't cut the mustard. Lately, I've acquired a Nikon D70. Using an SLR again after so long (it's been almost 20 years!) is a great feeling. I process RAW images using the GIMP on my Linux machine. Usually, I only make slight alterations to curves, and then, if I like it, some unsharp mask on the websized image. Other alterations I will note in the particular photo's notes.
• a color theme, based on color palette of photo