Just Rants

Opinions and Rants by Artist Nicolas Ray

Dumb Coal Miners Will Lose Obamacare Benefits 01/04/2017 – Who ever said coal miners are smart…dah, they voted for Trump with the promise of coal mining jobs but didn’t think it through. Currently, black lung benefits exist via Obamacare, but with the repeal of the insurance plan, coal miners will loose all benefits. By the … Read more

Caution Idiot Ahead I-95 Observation

Caution Idiot Ahead Image by Nicolas Ray

Consistently traveling the I-95 corridor, a stretch of highway that spans from Maine to the Florida Keys and is always busy. The part that seems to have the most idiots is located in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey where the traffic is the heaviest. The thing about it is, if people would just drive … Read more

Image Restoration Old Photograph

Image restoration by artist Nicolas Ray

The original image was in very poor condition with peeling, fading, and the beginning signs of mildew. The image restoration took about an hour to complete. Using Photoshop I saved a copy thus retaining the original image, just in case the process was unsuccessful and needed to revert back. The original resolution was also very low, … Read more