Tag Archives: black and white photography

This Old House

I’ve driven past this house (not sure if it’s abandoned, historic or whatever) more times than I can count but that’s to be expected as it sits next to a busy U.S. numbered highway that runs from Jacksonville, Florida to … Continue reading

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Let’s go to the zoo

I grew up visiting the St. Louis Zoo; Marlin Perkins and Wild Kingdom television and all.  I’ve also visited the National Zoo in Washington, D.C, but after awhile I didn’t like visiting zoos as I felt “sorry” for the animals.  … Continue reading

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Where are you going 2021

While this image was taken on Christmas Day 2020 (2020 boo! hiss!) I feel it represents how we may be feeling about the new year….hopeful but not too clear on where we or things are heading. My thoughts? Use common … Continue reading

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Super Wide

My local camera shop lets me play with their gear and by “play” I mean sometimes they let me test shoot with it and sometimes they let me shoot it.  In this case I was there to get some new … Continue reading

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I want to fly like a seagull…

Sometimes not every good image is a perfect one.  In this case only one bird is completely in frame, the others are just partially in and only one is sharp.  This is what happens when you are working at trying … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday – Tilt your head to the right

It’s been 2020 and it’s craziness here at my end of the internet.  We had a tornado come through which didn’t damage anything around us but was scary; shook the house and our neighbor two homes away had to come … Continue reading

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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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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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Staying Home Photography

You’ve all seen a variety of photo challenges/assignments out there nowadays; some from those who do it on the regular and some new ones from us who are getting creative while staying home.  I like to watch YouTube videos to … 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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