Category Archives: black and white

Garden Gardenia

I fell in love with gardenia’s after seeing the film Lady Sings the Blues.  The singer, Billie Holiday (played by Diana Ross in the movie) wore gardenias in her hair when performing. I remember a conversation I had with my … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

To the man who taught me how to play poker and pool and trash talk while doing them; never got the hang of a poker face though, would giggle too much.  Who introduced me to such jazz legends as Miles … Continue reading

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Hiatus

The world is steadily changing and some changes aren’t exactly what we wanted or expected but we try to adjust.  Part of adjusting for me now is to take a break for awhile.  I don’t know if it will be … Continue reading

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Dark Dogwood

For monochrome Monday… Teri 📷 (Billy is taking a little break and will be back soonish)    

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Staying home photography 2

After a bit I gave up trying to copy the Sudek image and just began to enjoy seeing how the light made shadows and patterns from the glass and the window blinds.  I particularly liked how this one turned out.  … Continue reading

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Crocus Noir

Just feeling a bit down lately because of limitations.  In lock down, can only go to certain places (if I get out and I’ve been admonished not to repeatedly; starting to feel like a grounded teenager wanting to find a … Continue reading

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Playing with my food – Ap “pear” ently

Getting creative with photographing and editing macro shots of food in the house.  I sense a “photographing in place” series coming on! F 9.0 – 1/125 – ISO 320 -100mm macro lens – tripod Teri 📷  

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Photographing in Place

I have been admonished by friends, family and my doctor to keep inside unless really really necessary as much as possible since I fit into a couple of those at risk categories. Yippee! But it is all for the best.  … Continue reading

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Arnold Sports Festival 2020 – A Couple of Powerful Guys

Perhaps you have heard of the Arnold Strongman competition where these really strong guys compete to win the title of Strongman by doing things like carrying the Husafell Stone, lifting the Dinnie Stones, pushing the wheel of pain (if you … Continue reading

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It’s a small world – You can call me but don’t call me Al

A Monday monochrome macro moment here (and alliteration) featuring an old phone.  When shooting a macro image you  have two choices.  You can photo stack to make everything come out sharp or you can deal with that thing that goes … Continue reading

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