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My Little Corner Of The World

Photography has returned as a personal interest once more in my life. The bug hit while going through carousels full of long forgotten slides and converting them to digital files. Semi-consciously, I’ve been capturing sights that touch wordless places in … Continue reading

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30 Year Old Slides From The Grand Canyon

This July 18th I shared a few slides from New Mexico in 1987 with you. After my friend Sean and I could no longer see Shiprock in the background, we entered northern Arizona. We decided to stop at the Grand … Continue reading

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Prefab Fakes …Floral Friday

My summertime pause continues into day two with a break from inventing floral arrangements for today. Instead, I glanced around the house for some normally overlooked items. These are artificial or artistically manufactured plant-like forms. One of my all-time favorites … Continue reading

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Texture Experiments …Floral Friday

When we think of floral arrangements, shapes and colors come immediately to mind. What is often overlooked are textures. ¬†This week, I purposely focused on texture as the foundation for style. As it turned out, the texture of the design … Continue reading

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Three July Projects …Floral Friday

This is the time of year I like to stay indoors, surrounded by air conditioned comfort. I make no pretense of enjoying severe heat at all. The truth of the matter is that the combination of heat and high relative … Continue reading

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Honestly Phony …Floral Friday

Who can satisfactorily explain why we get certain urges to see or do stuff with a creative twist? This week I had a driving itch to make some floral projects that use only the most obviously artificial elements. I wanted … Continue reading

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Expired Kodachrome

Three 36 exposure rolls of Kodachrome ISO 200 slide film had been squirreled away in my refrigerator since Kodak announced they were discontinuing the type back in 2007.¬† A cousin said not to worry about processing because he would be … Continue reading

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