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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Posts filed under Photography

Thematic Photographic 179 – Glow

Carmi at (link in sidebar) issues a photographic challenge each week, with a theme. This week it is “Glow,” and I happened to have this recent photo I shot downtown while wandering around with my son (click to enlarge the pic).

Gunfire and the Photo Kid

The distinct smell of the photo chemistry filled my head. I couldn’t see my hand in front of my face. I had no idea that shots had been fired across town. The pro photogs had just dropped off several rolls of film for me to process and then rushed off to their next assignments. I… (read more)

The First Washington – Part 2

(Note: See Part 1) The town boasts of being the first named after President George Washington. While I can understand their having pride in that, it’s the barbecue sauce that first made it stand out for me. We’re not here to discuss the possible uses of cider vinegar, so I saved that for and… (read more)

The First Washington (Part 1)

Funny how those of us with a photography problem can take something amazing like a riverside view of an autumn sunset and turn it into something disappointing. I sat in the departure gate and snapped on a manual focus telephoto lens, then aimed my camera around at the various travelers sitting across the room. I… (read more)