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Superstitious or Superstition

I’ve used both but the real name of the mountains are the Superstition Mountains.  I wasn’t the least bit superstitious as I traipsed around the area but I don’t think I would do it today – Friday the 13th.  

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Do you know the way to Santa Fe?

The song’s destination was San Jose but that’s not the direction we were heading while rolling along on  I-25.  What is it about clouds, blue skies, open spaces and mountains that is just so mesmerizing?  These photos were taken in … Continue reading

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Landscapes – Orton or No Orton?

So what is the Orton Effect?  According to Wikipedia ‘Orton imagery, also called an Orton slide sandwich or the Orton Effect, is a photography technique which blends two completely different photos of the same scene, resulting in a distinctive mix … Continue reading

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Back in Time

Back in time to just a few weeks ago in Overton, Nevada.  It was beautiful, it was awe inspiring, in some areas it was incredibly still and peacefull;  it made me think about this planet we are on and how … Continue reading

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Through the window

We had a great time in Nevada and DH didn’t lose me once as I took off with the camera.  When booking our hotel room I specifically asked for a high floor with a strip view so that I could … Continue reading

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Monochrome Monday – Where was there?

The first MM of the new year and it’s about where we were for the end of last year.  As guessed in the previous post, we headed west to Nevada; Las Vegas mostly but we did head out into the … Continue reading

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There and back again – Part 2

Why is it that unpacking takes so much longer than packing? And don’t even mention the laundry!  Oh well…we were city and way not in a city explorers on our trip.  I had so much fun here and wish we … Continue reading

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Cathedral Rock Revisited – Black and White or Color?

Still reworking some old photos.  This one is one of the views of Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona taken in May 2013.  I’m pleased with both versions but there is just that certain something about monochrome that really brings out … Continue reading

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Sonoran Sunrise – revisited

With the thaw having come but now my having a case of the sniffles (achoo!) I have been revisiting some of my favorite shots from 2013 and seeing what I could do with them.  With this shot I increased the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Looking Back to Sedona

F20 – 1/40 – ISO 125 – 35mm – Canon 5D

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