Category Archives: Photography

Winds of Change (Not Hope and Change)

I ask you to picture this: It’s 7:40 pm on a Friday night. I’m alone in my house. My pants are wet on the crotch and Barry Manilow is singing about a romantic weekend in New England – I’m on my third beer … Continue reading

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Struggling with Grace

A friend recently told me he waited in line for gas for over 5 hours in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. This was in the middle of his 13 days without power. Before I could finish voicing my sympathy he … Continue reading

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Post “SuperStorm” Sandy Thoughts, “Genius” and an AWOLNATION Review – All Seamlessly and Cleverly Tied Together By Excellent Writing

If you stick around to read the full post, I want to claim with full transparency that I’m leaving it open to interpretation as to whether the last line is a dig at Mayor Bloomberg *whistles and looks up and … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls HDR

Is it possible “to have one’s mind become so enmeshed in the difficulties of parsing the complexity of the world as to become incompatible with it?” As you think about that quote from page 134 of “After Delphi,” a Yorick … Continue reading

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HDR Pictures of Peru

Here are HDR photos I took during my recent 2 week trip to Peru. I’m sure I’m biased, but some of these shots are stunning. I will only take partial credit; the rest goes to Photomatix Pro… Click photos for … Continue reading

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Ideas, Creation and Diamond Nation at Dusk (HDR)

There have been quite a few posts lately on creativity and people’s idea of it, ways of harnessing/cultivating it, etc. Here’s my personal, subjective take on it: For me, ideas are born from a spirtually quiet place that quite often is brought on … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Know

You don’t have to know. I don’t know. Can you say it? Does it hurt you? Does it hurt your pride? How do you feel when you say it? Does it scare you? I have to ask            because I … Continue reading

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A Shot in the Dark

There must be a name for this scenario: you get a gift for someone and it so excites you that you, as the gifter, use it more than the giftee. For Christmas, I got my wife a Canon EOS T2 … Continue reading

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612 reasons to read this blog…

I don’t like what I do. But I’m good at it. Here’s what worries me: “We spend most of our effort trying to learn to do things for which we have little talent…” Muller wrote that. Who is Muller? I … Continue reading

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