Monthly Archives: January 2013


Some don’t eat it for health, religious, or personal reasons…but for those of us who do? Happy happy happy! (Breakfast macro style)

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I always thought that robins were the harbingers of spring and that when you saw one it meant spring was right around the bend.  So why did I run into this gang of birds in January after a snow storm?  … Continue reading

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Texture and Border Tutorial

I haven’t played around with textures on my images for a long time but after peeking at some images online I decided to give it a try again and guess what? I liked the end results!  I personally do not … Continue reading

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Where’s King Kong?

He must’ve been on his lunch break.  Empire State Building from the top of the Rock taken September 2012.  Which version do you prefer – color or monochrome? F11 – 1/160 – ISO100 – 50mm (the only lens I packed)

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More Stained Glass

More of the amazing stained glass windows from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City.  The windows were made by artists in Boston, Massachusetts and European artists from Chartres, France Birmingham, England (courtesy Wikipedia) (I had meant to post this … Continue reading

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30th St. and Broadway

Where you will find two guys churning it out every weekday around the lunch hours in New York.  Who are they? Why they are the King of Falafel and Shawarma! One of many food carts in NYC and one I … Continue reading

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Food Please

Whoever has a bountiful eye will be blessed, for he shares his bread with the poor.   Proverbs 22:9 Not just in NYC where this was taken but in many many parts of the world there are homeless who are … Continue reading

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Carrying a lot…

Atlas is a bronze statue in front of Rockefeller Center in midtown Manhattan, New York City, across Fifth Avenue from St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The sculpture depicts the Ancient Greek Titan Atlas holding the heavens. It was created by sculptor Lee … Continue reading

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Stages of my amaryllis

I bought the bulb early in December and thought it was supposed to open by Christmas…it didn’t.  It opened just this past week and once it started opening it took off!  The thing is huge now.  Here it is at … Continue reading

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46th and 5th Ave

Taken back in Sept. 2012.  But this time I “experimented” with the picture.  First I did a bit of color pop action to make the colors stand out, adjusted the opacity down on the lighten, contrast and brightness layers, added … Continue reading

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