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Don't make me go

Don’t make me go

Time for Fluffy to go home and although she doesn’t look too happy about it I’m sure she was very happy when she discovered the other end of the trip returned her to where she [...]
Turkey Time!

Turkey Time!

Here’s to the conclusion of a fantastic Thanksgiving Day! Our family did something different this year and gathered together with a number of older singles and couples who didn’t have anyone to spend the day [...]
I Am In Charge - Don't Forget It!

I Am In Charge – Don’t Forget It!

I hope everyone is having a great Thanksgiving and remembering just how much we have to be thankful for, regardless of the tumultuous times we live in. We are nearing the end of our cat [...]
New Hiding Place

New Hiding Place

Colorful Abstraction

Colorful Abstraction

Shot handheld at f7.1, 1/6 sec., ISO 200. I find the slight hint of movement in the leaves interesting as well as the overall sense of softness the image has yet when looking closely it [...]
Caturday on Monday

Caturday on Monday

I usually find Caturday (posting photos of cats on Saturday) to be annoying. I’m not sure why but guess it’s because I’m a dog person. Anyway, this week we found ourselves cat sitting and she [...]
Eddy & Sydney Engagement Session

Eddy & Sydney Engagement Session

Some of you may know that my photography interests have varied slightly over the past year. When I initially got a camera in my hands again my interest was mostly in landscapes and car shows. [...]
Making Photographs - The Old Fashion Way

Making Photographs – The Old Fashion Way

A great video from the UK’s National Media Museum about making a photograph on a 5×4 field camera. For those who haven’t had the opportunity to make a photograph in this manner take a few [...]
One Week to Turkey Trot

One Week to Turkey Trot

Some time in kindergarten my youngest decided that it was my defacto responsibility to run in the annual Turkey Trot the day before Thanksgiving. Time to start my intense training regimen since it is just [...]
Old West Meets New Tech

Old West Meets New Tech

Steampunk Street III

Steampunk Street III

The family and I ventured out for Mesa’s Second Friday in downtown for Steampunk Street III which just happened to coincide with Mesa Old West Days. Much to my surprise the Steampunk crowd far outnumbered [...]
The Rock

The Rock

When I initially pulled up the raw file for processing I was leaning heavily towards monochrome processing of this rock. However, as I completed the black and white conversion I wasn’t happy with the result [...]