Thoughts on a Photograph

My good friend and photographer wrote an article for Whidbey Life Magazine and gave mr permission to post it.  We have several amazing photographers here and I thought that you would find it interesting.  Enjoy. Artists of Whidbey Island || Thoughts on a Photograph Posted in Film, History, Nature, Photo essay, Spotlight, Visual Art BY DON…

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Not For Tourists

I have started a series that I call “Whidbey – Not for Tourists.”  It is not a particularly good title but serves as a convenient name for the collection in Lightroom.  As you know I live on beautiful Whidbey Island which attracts an ungodly number of weekenders and tourists.  It…

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York

I have been following Alan Frost (https://alanfrostphotography.com) for some time.  Alan is a British black and white photographer and posts both interesting images and commentary.  I was recently looking at some old images that were taken on a brief trip to Great Britain and Alan’s work inspired me to post…

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Book Project

First I want to refer you to a great series that my good friend Lorraine Healy is doing.  She is an outstandingt photographer and poet and I think that you will really enjoy her work.  Take a look, https://www.lomography.com/magazine/322563-my-favorite-places-in-buenos-aires-tigre-and-its-hundreds-of-islands Thank you all that have written that you would like to see…

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Misc. E. WA

I am trying to get back in the swing of posting to my blog but having a difficult time.  My energy of late is going to creating a book of my Wheat Country photographs.  I have finally decided to make a series of individually bound Signatures, most of which will…

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By Request

I have had a number of requests for more posts (one is a number!)  I recently took a short trip to Lind to see the Combine Destruction Derby.  It is a great event and draws thousands of people to this small town.  A great time is had by all.  I…

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Fooling Around

I have been playing around with a different look for some of my landscape photos, especially those with dramatic skies. This was taken along Highway 2 near Waterville, WA.  Look closely at the horizon and you can see snow in the distant Cascade Mountains.  I have not had a chance…

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New Eastern Washington

I have taken a month off from posting.  This next year I will continue but will do so on a periodic basis – when the mood strikes.  During May I took another trip east.  I revisited old haunts in the hardscrabble region and ventured into the Palouse.  The Palouse is…

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Waterville

Last week I introduced you to a couple of people that I met in Waterville; today I will share a few photos from there.  I don’t have much to say and will let them speak for themselves. Note that the bottom two ‘corners’ still have piles of snow on April…

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New Year

I am not sure whether this is the last post of my first year or the first post of my second year. Regardless thanks for sticking with me. I just returned from an eastern Washington trip and want to share two things from Waterville, a new town for me. I…

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