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The innocent love of creating

I’ve been struggling since I decided to re-start my visual exploration. It is the same struggle I felt when I started in college, the same one that made me quit 15 years ago. I come from a working class family. … Continue reading

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Huntington Witherill – I loved this

John Paul Caponigro posted these videos on his site. I watched them and loved them. Beautiful work and inspiring words. Here’s some key quotes I pulled as I watched them: Photographs are ‘stylized interpretations of reality’. Every photograph ‘is a … Continue reading

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Boise Skyline Pano from Camel Back

My first kind of successful pano. This is a blend of 3 images shot of downtown Boise.    – Threw away the first one and tried again. This turned out a bit better. I cleaned up the blend, reblended the … Continue reading

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A hint of spring

Yesterday I heard a Red Wing Blackbird call as I walked out of work. Just the sound made it seem a little warmer…

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Las Vegas Airport – End of Day

I went to Vegas, two cameras, high expectations. How could I not be overwhelmed with visual images begging to be captured. I took 3 shots – one image. I love this image – but it wasn’t what I was expecting … Continue reading

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Revised ambition

Any successful plan requires periodic review and adjustment. This includes my plan to post an image a day. I’m going to continue to shoot daily, as I did before, but I’m only going to post the best image – or images … Continue reading

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Day 3

Ok – this isn’t going to win any awards, but its the best shot I have for the day… Actually, it is one of two, I didn’t give myself much to chose from.

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Day 2

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Day 1

I’ve spent the last months planning, learning, ignoring.  All those things I do so well to keep me from actually doing. I’ve stuffed a lot of stuff in my head. Now I need to do something with it. Chase Jarvis … Continue reading

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Art is poetry when…

Pulled from Permission to Suck,  an exploration on creativity. Art is poetry when “poetry” is an emotionally rewarded aesthetic banter with our senses. Reduce craft to a one button push, the poetry now includes a lackluster effort to engage – similar to a … Continue reading

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