Troy Cross

My Slice Of The Web

Welcome
My website is the place where I share my photography, goings on of family and my own musing using my blog. I use this space as a playground on the web, and I often change the look and feel or try some new idea for content. There is also a space I use to highlight things that I like or find interesting. Take a look around.
My Photography
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I enjoy photography very much, and have worked hard at taking good quality photos. I enjoy shooting landscapes, waterfalls and flowers. I also enjoy taking intimate shots of cars with flash. Check out the rest of my gallery . Click here to view photo gallery.
I have renamed my Photo of the Month blog to be Photo Focus. Being that I have not been able to do one each month for a while. I will try and get more photos out there with my thoughts soon.
Combined My World Blog, Spotlight and Photos of the Month into one blog using categories for each entry to distinguish each one.
I have finally found a great white theme for my website, I am really very happy with it. The theme is from Elixir Graphics and is called Hive. I always abandon white these after a short while, but I do believe i will stick with this one for a while.
I have added a new section on the home page that shows some of my own favorite pics. They are displayed in a photo pile. You can drag them around the screen and even click on them to see a bigger version. Give it a try.
I have added some social icons to the site, just below the banner. Facebook, Linkedin and an email icon. I do not use social sites much so thats all I have.
Removed the icons for the news sites. My wife though they would be cool, but I did not like they way the looked when viewed on my iPhone, so I went back to straight links.
This site is now responsive, so it will effectively fit any screen size, from iPhones to tablets and desktops.
My Favorite Photos
A collection of some of my own favorite photos. You can click on a photo to open it up for a better view, you can even move them around the screen. Give it a try!
Latest Photos
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I took a week to travel to Idaho to visit with Christoper, Madelyn and the Grandchildren. We diced to go visit the Boise Zoo on morning. I found this Eagle staring at me, just asking to be photographed. He was in pretty rough shape, but his eyes were clear and sharp as he watched me. The Sun was hitting him just right for a nice shot.
My World Blog
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The last few days, I have been staying at some friends of my dads, they went on a camping trip, leaving us their house. Jessica, Caleb and baby boy max came up and spent 2 days with us. We had a wonderful time, we went to the zoo, had a birthday party for max. The zoo turned out to be a pretty nice zoo, and yielded several very nice photos. Click here to go to blog
Spotlight - Apples Aperture
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When I first started off in my photography adventure, I started using Adobe Lightroom at a friends suggestion. I found it to be clumsy to use, and in an attempt to have a better workflow, I tried Apples Aperture. I found aperture to be far superior in a few ways. Click to read the latest spotlight.