Category Archives: photography

Some September Close-Ups

I wanted to share a photo of a vintage wristwatch with a buddy who lives in Minnesota, so I took a few test shots. One of them showed the dings and scratches that revealed that the prior owner might have … Continue reading

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See Yourself

I stumbled across the old, informal portrait last week while culling duplicate photographs and postcards from an archive box. The portrait was shot by my ex boyfriend during a short vacation to South Dakota. He was astonished that I had … Continue reading

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Planter Projects …Floral Friday

For the first June projects, I decided to go with planters. The arrangement approaches are somewhat conventional. In addition, one of the containers is actually a repurposed electronics artifact. The unifying idea for all three was the desire to create … Continue reading

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Reflecting On Color

I’ve been recently enjoying some vintage film footage that was originally shot in black and white. The reprocessed clips have been colorized by some type of digital technique, of which I know nothing about. I have two questions about the … Continue reading

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Doug’s Fear

If the dictionary definition of “camera-shy” had an accompanying example, it should be my recently deceased friend Doug. Once, I found an old point and shoot camera that still had a few frames of film left inside of it. I … Continue reading

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In the spring of 1982 a tenant who lived in the apartment next to mine asked if I would be willing to be the photographer at her wedding. She asked because she had noticed that I took my Canon AE-1 … Continue reading

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Background And Light …Floral Friday

This time of year in much of the Great Plains, we experience more grey, overcast, wet days. Despite the highlights of colorful autumn foliage, the overall atmosphere often feels bleak. With this in mind, I decided to play with background … Continue reading

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