Year End

I am winding down my first year of posting on my blog (I started in early April, 2015).  I have posted every Tuesday since then with two exceptions, one when I hit the wrong key and published a day early, and once when I was out of town and posted…

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More Gardens

This week’s post includes several  more of my garden photographs.   All were taken in Italy.  I have enjoyed reliving the trips and remembering the respite our visit to these beautiful gardens provided. This beautiful staircase is in the gardens of Villa Capressi on the shores of Lago Como. Spello…

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Garden Show

I was invited to submit a few photos to the annual spring Garden Show at Museo Gallery.  Here are a few of the things that I am considering.  They are primarily from various travels and do not constitute a specific series. This grouping of trees and grasses was taken in…

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Eastern WA Superwide

I have started to work with a super wide angle lens (Hasselblad SWC) and have a few results to share today.  There is some learning to do but the potential for interesting results with a new perspective are great. Fiery Sky Gas Station, Washtucna I have photographed, spent time with the…

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County Courthouses

While working in eastern Washington I got the urge to start photographing county courthouses, god knows why!  Now I am in pursuit of the headquarters buildings for all Washington’s 39 counties.  Photo books are already available that are well done and in color, but all I can say is that as…

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One Day in Eastern WA

I just returned from a two day trip to Eastern Washington.  I have lots of rolls of film to develop and that will take some time.  I did, however, take some digital shots that I will share.  I might add that the digital camera makes a great light meter and when…

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Lorraine

Today’s thought provoking post is by my good friend Lorraine Healy. Like most photographers, I always have three or four projects going at the same time—a number of themes/ideas/questions that I want to keep exploring photographically. How do these projects land on my lap? There is no commission or big…

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Southern Italy 2

Last week I left you in Matera, after which we traveled to Paesteum.  Paestum was founded by the Greeks between 500 and 600 B.C. and is the site of best preserved Greek ruins in existence. Hera 2 Temple, Paestum Temple of Athena, Paestum Our next major stop was on the Amalfi coast…

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Southern Italy 1

I am posting a few Italy photos this week and a few more next week.  Our tour of southern Italy revealed sites that are not as widely advertised as those in Tuscany and Umbria but are equally intriguing.  One of our first stops was Hadrian’s Villa built in the 2nd century A.D….

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More from Italy

In 2012 we returned to Italy for a tour to the southern part of the peninsula.  Prior to the tour we spent a week exploring north of Rome and visited some well known and some not so well know areas.  Rome was our starting point for both legs of the…

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