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“Many painters are afraid of the blank canvas, but the blank canvas is afraid of the painter who dares and who has broken the spell of ‘you can’t’ once and for all.” Vincent Van Gogh

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It’s your vision   We all have our own creative direction.  Our favorite styles, preferences, and inclinations.  I’m a member of a couple of photo clubs, I moderate 2 Facebook groups online.  I’m always aware and surprised by the diversity … Continue reading

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We should all live behind the golden spectacles everyday. Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling – I can so well remember it. There was always something more – behind and beyond everything – to me, the … Continue reading

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  Still life photography is a genre of photography used for the depiction of inanimate subject matter, typically a small group of objects. It is the application of photography to the still life artistic style.  I can’t help but think of the classic fruit in a … Continue reading

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  I’m not a baseball fan by any standard.  But even I know who Yogi Berra was.  Yogi Berra was famous not only for his baseball career but his little tidbits of wisdom that came to be lovingly called yogism’s.  … Continue reading

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So a couple of years ago I started a 365 project.  As evidenced by the fact that there is nothing here about it, I would say it was a complete failure.  So when I decided to take on a 52, … Continue reading

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In the last blog post, I wrote about where the expression “less is more” came from and the ways that applies to photography and living a digital life.  This week I want to explore reasons that less isn’t always more, … Continue reading

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Today’s quote of the day is by Robert Frank, who’s best known for his body of work called The Americans “When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read … Continue reading

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I’ve pursued photography for about 30 years and for as long as I have, the expression “less is more” has been there.  I had a darkroom where I rolled my film from bulk, processed the film myself, and printed my … Continue reading

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A couple of years ago I was wondering NYC with a friend of mine.  He had a bunch of art galleries that he wanted to visit.  Not one to pass up a chance to visit the Big Apple I eagerly … Continue reading

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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Some portraits from a photo shoot last weekend.  Portraits are a fairly new genre for me.  I’ve come to appreciate the practice and challenge.  The hardest part for me is to find subjects willing to spend … Continue reading

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  So, I’m a chef by profession.  I cook at a university serving college students pasta and pizza.  Last week one of these students invited me to help with a project that she had to do for a communications class.  … Continue reading

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So I think I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was cooking at a Cub Scout camp for the summer, not unlike what I do during the rest of the year just longer hours.  The biggest differences are that … Continue reading

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Have you ever wanted to travel in time, or perhaps like Superman manipulate time to your advantage? Well, that’s exactly what we do as photographers. We capture slices of time, a fraction of a second at a time. This is … Continue reading

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I have some questions for you.  Do you want to make pictures or create art?  Is photography a hobby, something you do for kicks or do you just do it for holidays and special events perhaps just documenting life’s memories, … Continue reading

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