Here there guys! To make up for a slow posting schedule over the past few weeks I will be posting a new photo wallpaper  each day this week. To get things kicked off I have a couple of hot images from a few weeks back. I was out grilling on one of the first nice days of the year and grabbed the camera to try and capture some good old fashioned abstract flame shots. So check back soon for more, until then, enjoy the heat.

Flame v2


  1. architekt - April 29, 2014 at 1:34 am

    Rockport’s photos (especially first one) are better, sorry.

  2. John Carey - April 29, 2014 at 8:00 am

    I think so too! Glad you liked it. Sorry about not having it available as a desktop for you. Unfortunately not everything makes it into that form.

  3. Tobias Batt - April 29, 2014 at 9:35 am

    You should run ImageOptim http://imageoptim.com/ on these files after you’ve made them, unless you’re keeping the EXIF data on purpose. Apologies if someone has said this in the past.

    Love your photographs as always, keep up the good work.

  4. John Carey - April 29, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    I have considered doing this in the past but never really had a reason to. It’s not like I have anything to hide in there. I don’t mind if other photographers who are curious enough want to dig into this information are able to do so. For a while I was attaching a copyright notice in there but images run off all the time with or without such measures.

    Happy you enjoy my work, thanks for visiting!

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