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Liberate Your Art
Photographer, Reader, Writer, Thinker, Dreamer
I bought my first SLR camera (a Yashica TL-ELECTRO) when I was 17 and imagined I would become a great photographer. My love of photography, unfortunately, was thwarted by a photo-journalism class (the first "C" in college, but not the last!) as well as several packages of accidentally exposed photo paper and the high cost of film on a student budget. An unexpected gift of a Canon Rebel xSI four years ago reawakened those old, dormant dreams. A bit wiser now, I knew that photog instructor was full of bs even if technically he was pretty good. I began snapping away and haven't looked back. Mostly, I shoot nature photography because flowers and rocks don't talk back at you when you pose them.
Monthly Archives: July 2012
I’m always amazed when I notice something that I’ve walked by many times. My leaky pond is filling up with leaves that are falling way too early, for lack of water. I liked the texture in these rocks and was … Continue reading
Shakespeare wrote: I wasted time and now doth time waste me. Although I spent much time this evening following various links from the World Shakespeare Festival, I don’t think that I wasted my time. Like Celia, in As You Like … Continue reading
You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~ Robin Williams
I found this wonderful bit of architecture — made completely with “found” materials — on my walk yesterday. I think some children have had fun playing by the creek this summer. I expected to find the other side of the … Continue reading
This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is PURPLE. I like the color and I had no problem finding photos in my archive that were predominately purple. Of course, there were flowers: And a few of sunsets, like this one: And other … Continue reading
Some days you just have to laugh — and maybe stick out your tongue if you think it will help! Imagine that this is the front of a greeting card. What would you write on the inside?
Check out the name of this plane and then look at the reflection of the sky and clouds on the nose. It’s not a good shot, but it made me smile. Funny that I didn’t think about the reflection, … Continue reading
A large flock of these little guys were hanging around the air field where my nephew was having a flying lesson. At times they would go out to the runway and play chicken. But I think they are house … Continue reading
Now it’s end of day. Water lily will be back with the sun to play.
The “Amen of Nature” is always a flower ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes