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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.
Tag Archives: Indiana
9.25 was the number yesterday. 9.25 inches of snow, a 100-year-record in my area of the country for this late in March. It was a year ago that I went to a friend’s home to photograph her garden … Continue reading
I wasn’t about to go outside in the ice today, so I put some flowers on the balcony and stood inside (near the heat vent which was working overtime) and snapped away.
Here is yet another shot that I took the day before Thanksgiving. It was a foggy morning, and while I had lots to do to get ready for my extended family’s holiday, it was more fun to walk in the … Continue reading
Awoke this morning to a thick blanket of fog. Perfect photography weather in my book! I dressed quickly, grabbed my camera and tripod and rushed out to wander the banks of Fall Creek. This may be my favorite photo … Continue reading
Since there is more than one, I guess I can call this a series. See Mushroom 1 here.
I went for a 3-mile walk today — my first walk of anything other than negligible distances since injuring my Achilles tendon 3 months ago. It felt good to be out on the greenway where I’ve walked regularly since … Continue reading
Last year, I was visiting my cousin in NYC during the month of August. Late, one sweltering night, I spent a long time in Penn Station waiting for the train. I waiting so long and it was so hot, I … Continue reading
This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Movement. I’ve passed the Benton and White County (IN) wind farms several times traveling to Chicago. They are certainly different from the traditional farms of Northern Indiana. There is an eeriness to the … Continue reading
Ailsa’s weekly travel theme this week focuses on parks. I love parks! Whether I’m home or traveling, I can’t resist making time to visit a park. I walk regularly on a linear park (a greenway trail) near my home. Indianapolis … Continue reading
From the archives. I believe that this is a Virginia Waterleaf. Anybody know for sure? Also known as a Shawnee Salad, based on anecdotal evidence that Shawnee Indians ate this plant. Be sure to enlarge photo by clicking on it … Continue reading