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Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Art of Portrait Photography

I’m obsessed with photography lately, mainly because I feel so stymied by it. It used to flow so much easier for me.  I had even gotten to the point that I could go a shoot anonymous portraits on the street or at a fair or carnival and be comfortable doing that.  But, lately, it’s been […]

Keine Zeit!

No time! That’s what I have today, “no time”.  No time to write yesterday morning and only barely a few more minutes today, but at least I’m giving it the old “college try” and throwing something vaguely new, if completely uninteresting up today. But, now I have to run to work!  Maybe something more substantive […]

Goals and Projects

It’s been a long time since I face the blank page, or screen, every day. Once upon a time, I wrote every day.  For those of you who know me well, you know that was over at my other blog, Diary of a Network Geek.  And you know it was before I had cancer. I […]

Build-It-Yourself Camera

Sometimes, I think the only way to really understand a technology is to build it from scratch. I’m not sure if that’s really true, or what the folks who created the Bigshot camera had in mind either, but, I have to admit, their product looks like they agree with me. I usually try to avoid […]

Reboot Your Photographic Creativity

Do you feel stale? I know I complain about this all the time these days, but my photography, such as it is, feels really, super stale.  I’m completely uninspired and just feel, well, “stuck” when it comes to my creativity in general and my photography in particular.  I have the photographic equivalent of “writer’s block”. […]

Simulated Camera

What good is a virtual camera? Funny you should ask. So, my regular readers, both of you, know that I love photography.  But, at the same time, you’ll also notice that I haven’t been posting as many photos as I used to post.  There are a lot of reasons for that, but one, and the […]

Keep Track of Your Photography Gear

If you’re a hardcore photography enthusiast, you’ve probably already seen what I’m about to share. But, in case you haven’t seen it yet, I’m going to go ahead and share it again. Theft of camera gear is on the rise.  And, not just from tourists, either!  There have been several articles in the past couple […]

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