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Monday Missive – September 5, 2016

Quotes “There’s a world of difference between focusing a lens and focusing attention.” — John Paul Caponigro, in “The Power of Abstraction” on Craft and Vision. “The paradox of the flawless record If your work has never been criticized, it’s … Continue reading

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Bayscaping (Butterfly Garden) Redux

To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place…. I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.  — … Continue reading

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Behance Portfolio Review

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all. – Mignon McLaughlin On Saturday I participated in a Behance Portfolio review hosted by Chris, Jon-Michael and Breck at The Bindery in southwest Baltimore. Behance is an Adobe program/website … Continue reading

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Back up day

…the most instructive consideration…is the cost of doing nothing. – Thomas Henry Huxley When was the last time you backed up your key photos and new work?

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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. – Confucious I did some more work on fall “foliage” using the Meet Your Neighbors approach before I left. As part of my final presentation, I put up these three “quadtychs” at … Continue reading

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Getting published

Make a plan. Whether you’re engaged in your creative life professionally or simply as a vehicle for personal growth, I recommend you make a creative plan. If you do this, you too will find both your productivity and fulfillment will … Continue reading

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Back at Moab

In my heart I will be an explorer naturalist until I die. — Edward O. Wilson, Naturalist I am back in Moab, at the Sorrel River Ranch, a luxury destination, about 17 miles outside of Moab.  I will be teaching … Continue reading

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Mid-point Evaluation

You only get one chance. You have one journey through life; you cannot repeat even one moment or retrace one footstep. It seems that we are meant to inhabit and live everything that comes toward us. – John O’Donohue I … Continue reading

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Sorry I have been so inactive – Hopefully these images will make up for it.

Sorry I have been so remiss about updating.  I can rationalize that it is two miles each way to get email access, and the room I work in is a mail room that doesn’t really lend itself to creative thinking. … Continue reading

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I don’t know if it is the light, the structure or the adobe brick, but there is really something special about the remains of these ancient communities. Looking out from the  Long House pueblo down a canyon that probably hasn’t … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountains to Arches

From the mountains to the desert.  Returned for a second time to the alpine area.  At the top of the Tundra Trail going up from Rock Cut, it was like being on the top of the world. The tundra fell … Continue reading

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Day 2

Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it. —  Frank Herbert, Dune Left Wednesday morning 8/8/12 as scheduled.  Made it to London, OH that night and on to Columbia, MO tonight.  I … Continue reading

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An Encore Career

“A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.” —  Frank Herbert I am starting this blog as I begin a new chapter in my life. Newly retired, writing these thoughts out will … Continue reading

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