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Energize and revitalize!

A little over a year ago, I retired and started a journey to become a photographer.  Every time I try to sit back and take stock of my progress, there’s a new subject begging to be photographed.   592 more words

Flash on a Sunny Day

I’ve never been afraid to use an on camera mounted flash gun on a Bright Sunny day. When Photographing in a heavily wooded area, mottled sunlight can cause an odd effect on skin tones; but using your Flash gives a wonderful equal toning.


All cars - all the time!

August is here, and it’s the serious part of car show season.  If you’re a car person, Northern Nevada is a great place to be in the summer.  736 more words

On the road with 'fresh eyes' - Part 2

July 31 is a special day for me.  One year ago, I filed my ‘dba’ (doing business as) with Douglas County.  Douglas County does not require business licenses, so the ‘dba’ process is used to protect business names and provide a vehicle for taxing a business (just filed my first ‘personal property’ report – waiting for the tax bill now).  715 more words

Abstract Awareness and the Beach Towel - Holiday Photography in the Real World

Hello everyone. Sorry for the delay building up the posts on my blog but I had the chance to take an impromptu week-long holiday in the Cotswolds – so I took it! 1,630 more words


On the road with 'fresh eyes' - Part 1

A few days after my last post, my lovely bride and I loaded the Escape and headed west.  Our ultimate destination was south-central Washington state, to attend our grandson’s birthday party.  1,173 more words

Review of Capture the Moment by Sarah Wilkerson

If you think you have to travel the world to take great photos Capture the Moment will prove you wrong. Sarah Wilkerson begins her book with a chapter on “Natural Light” to show how inexpensive it is to take awesome photos without the need for costly lighting equipment or the dreaded red eye producing flash. 142 more words

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