Monthly Archives: January 2009

Boy and Bunny Ears + Interfit Super Cool Lite 9 Review

Enjoying a cold January evening with my son, and a Super Cool Lite 9 Octobox. Some images produced with this kit: In both shots, I am using only one of the Octoboxes to my son’s right and slightly in front of him. I am using three out of the 9 bulbs, and a slightly fast...

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Like Merry-Go-Rounds

Memory, like merry-go-roundsDancesIn circlesOne glorious remembranceTo ride down the ever-drifting streamTowards the next fond recollection Memory, like merry-go-roundsPlays songsTwirlingHanging onLooking out to the rest of the circusWhere nothing else will ever be the same Memory, like merry-go-roundsIs a varying intimacyA tranquil familiarityWhispering yesterday’s secretsWind moving through hair softlyTransposing the present with past and future ©...

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Today I feel a breath of life breathing life =)

Off to spend the day visiting Grandmother. Despite the serious condition she is in, I feel refreshed today. Looking forward to the drive over to see her. I enjoy long drives with my camera Something we must learn as we continue forward with life, is that tragedy is meant to be overcome. Pain is actually...

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INSPIRED – Susan S. Bank

This feature was meant for Tuesday, so I am a little behind this week from catching up on other things! Nonetheless, I really wanted to post this. I find that 50% of my passion for photography comes from the inspiration I draw from other photographers. It isn’t always about my own passion; seeing others producing...

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Grandmothers are a Song.

Its true, you know. That “Grandmothers Are a Song”. I wrote a poem with that title some time ago and will have to get out to the storage shed to dig through my bins of notebook scribblings, but I’m going to get some pretty copies printed for both of my wonderful grandmothers. Much is happening...

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Away.

I will not be updating my blog or forum for a few days as I will be staying in the hospital with my Grandmother. It has now been confirmed that she does, in fact, have cancer in an advanced stage, and she is very very unwell at this time. If you need emergency assistance with...

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Tuesday’s Features

Painting with Light….. creative works by Michelle McSwain / MKMphoto.com When I came across M::R::I on flickr, I was humbly reminded of how deeply moved I become by my own interpretation of the world around me, and how experimentation that happens as an extension of that emotional response is what eventually leads us to finding...

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Light Traces

The shadows may become heavyBut still are no match for lightWhether it peeks through the cracks in small fragmentsOr gleams down as thick sunburstsIts power is evident;Though light cannot exist without darkness,Darkness cannot penetrate light. SAVE ARTICLE AS .PDF for free!

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Revolutionary Cybershot Wi Fi Camera – what the heck!

“With a focus on making photo sharing easier and more convenient, Sony today introduced the world’s first Wi-Fi® enabled digital camera that uploads photos and videos to Web sites through any public hotspot due to its built-in Web browser.” Full article can be read at- dpreview.com “Sony has also collaborated with AT&T, equipping each G3...

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In my world….

Above: Experimenting with long exposureDriving, photographing. My therapy. Above: On the drive home from Illinois after ChristmasBelieve it or not, I was driving, and this setting was out to my right. I was on the interstate, a car was passing me on the left, and I literally held the camera up and shot it within...

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