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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.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
Taking pictures of nature always makes me more aware of the world around me and typically makes me wonder about the beauties and intricacies of the natural world. Here is a photo of some sort of sea critter that I … Continue reading
I was rummaging at my sister’s today, looking for something at her request in her spare bedroom. Being easily distracted — I should have a bumper sticker that reads: “I stop to read books” — I saw a number … Continue reading
The Mayans didn’t have time zones, so when precisely did they predict things would cease? They also didn’t predict their own demise. But, what if…….
When I was about 10 years old, I thought my mother was cheap when it came to Christmas tree decorating. We had only 2 or 3 boxes of ornaments — and I didn’t like any of them! I always wanted … Continue reading
Planes, Trains, Automobiles. Bicycles, Boats, Jets, Rockets. I haven’t taken all of them — and am not likely ever to take a rocket anywhere — but they are all part of our world. Where I live — the middle … Continue reading
This week’s photo challenge is Delicate. I love to photograph flowers because of their delicate appearance, even though many of them have rough edges and prickly bristles and thorns. I’ve had just such a flower, a Schlumbergera brigesii, commonly known as … Continue reading
In early September, I was driving through a commercial area in Pensacola, Florida with my son. “Except for the names on some of the restaurants, we could be near Greenwood Mall” I said, referring to the mall on the south side … Continue reading