Category Archives: photography

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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Watch Innards

While searching through one of the catch-all shoeboxes in the storage closet, I stumbled across an antique pocket watch that has been needing servicing ever since who knows when. The Ingersoll “Yankee” was manufactured sometime between 1896 and 1925. I … Continue reading

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Four Old Postcards

“For email, the old postcard rule applies. Nobody else is supposed to read your postcards, but you’d be a fool if you wrote anything private on one.”–Judith Martin aka. Miss Manners Miss Manners’ advice is germane and up to date; … Continue reading

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