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24 hours a day – every day

  As I re-initiate this journey I need to revitalize my focus. I need to start watching, seeking for those images that deserve to be captured, ideas that will inspire me. My first effort was to build a portable art packet. Pencils, … Continue reading

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My Career as a Model

  Some people become models because they are beautiful, others because they have character. Some people are hand models or leg models because they are well endowed in that area. Some people become models because they achieve a unique notoriety … Continue reading

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Lightroom – the new Darkroom

Right now I feel a tad overwhelmed. Overwhelmed, and psyched. I finally found ‘the book’. I’ve owned Photoshop since version 3. I can open files, crop, mess around with brightness and contrast and change the image size with the best of … Continue reading

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A taste of the beginning

I spent most of yesterday going through my files and boxes of pictures – a walk through my own personal photographic memory lane. I found a few old negatives. Just a few. I have a little book of negatives somewhere … Continue reading

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6 More Pots – actually bowls

When I wrote last week I was just getting into the ‘zone’. I felt the way I used to in college, looking for images, exploring, considering. I had a bear of a time sleeping last week. Just couldn’t get my … Continue reading

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A couple of pots…

  The blog is working. As I’ve stepped back and evaluated the direction my life is taking, vs. the direction I wanted it to take when I was young and idealistic (a common middle age crisis kind of thing)  I’ve identified … Continue reading

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I'll work on the tone

I’ve been way to serious so far – I have a definite problem with that. I’ll do better, promise.

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Where this will lead?

The thought keeps going through my mind – where will this lead? Odds are, nowhere. Without a focused commitment and a life change, it will fizzle. That is a matter of will and effort. I can control that. So what if I … Continue reading

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What I'm up to…

   And so it begins… the launch of the ExquisiteLines blog where I will explore and document the resumption of my personal exploration of the creative process.  The journey started too many years ago as a teen working on my photography merit badge. My councilor took … Continue reading

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