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El Dia De Los Politicos

Each year, at the end of October and beginning of November, many of the Mexican influenced communities in the world celebrate “El Dia de los Muertos” – the Day of the Dead. It is, traditionally, a time for remembering those … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

It is Memorial Day here in the U.S. A day designated to the rememberance of those who have served in this country’s wars. It saddens me that so many men and women had to give their lives in defense of … Continue reading

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Soft Summer

I am just returned from vacation. A family trip, to visit family. Time by the lake. Play in the water. Tubing, swimming, paddle boarding. The sound of children laughing, cousins playing, music on the stereo, motorboats, ice cream, bonfires, glow … Continue reading

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Sketches: Matanza

Last week’s sketch provided a glimpse into the Hispano tradition of a Matanza –a pig roast – believed to have begun in Spain during the Moorish occupation. When the Spaniards discovered their Muslim overseers distaste for pork they would periodically … Continue reading

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Sketches: Audience

There is more to this image than meets the eye. I suppose that is why many pictures are valued more by the photographer who made them than the audience. Often images have a backstory the viewer is not privy to … Continue reading

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Sketches: Consternation

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Close to Home And The Birth Of A Project

Recently I posted a review of my goals from 2011 and found that I had ticked off most of them. Great. I got to feel a momentary sense of pride of accomplishment. But something was lacking a bit. At first … Continue reading

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Setting the Course; Hoping for Favorable Winds

Today is the day I set out some photographic goals for myself. I do so with some excitement as well as some anxiety. After all, I realize I am not fully in charge of this life and many things can … Continue reading

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eBook: Square by Andrew S. Gibson

As my regular followers here know I often write reviews of ebooks released through the good folks at Craft & Vision. I just love ebooks! I know that is obvious. But there is something wonderful about paying $4 or $5 … Continue reading

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New Craft & Vision eBook: Making Light 2

Not too long ago Piet Van den Eynde released an ebook titled Making Light that really helped my understanding of off camera flash. It was a $5 well spent for me. I don’t use off camera flash all that often … Continue reading

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