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Before and after

Recently I’ve been learning how to use Photoshop again, after years of working only in iPhoto to make basic adjustments.  I’m not a big fan of wildly altered photos, unless they are so stylized that it’s obvious and not just … Continue reading

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Ducks on display

I don’t know why ducks are so much fun to photograph.  They’re just ducks, after all – never one of my favorite animals.  But everything about them works in photos; the colors, their behavior and often the surroundings they are … Continue reading

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Back to photos

I’ve decided that I’m going to start posting my photos of the day here again, because honestly sometimes Facebook just doesn’t cut it.   It doesn’t matter how many hours you spend on a particular photo, it won’t get as … Continue reading

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The cancerous state of politics

Maybe it has always been this way. Maybe political parties have always used fear tactics and negative reinforcement to demonize anyone who disagrees with them.  Maybe politics has always been cancerous and rotten. Maybe. But just because something has always … Continue reading

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More than a snapshot

Yesterday I read an article that stated that photography is often not seen as art, because everyone thinks they can do it.   The easily affordable plethora of high quality digital cameras only reinforces this view.   After my recent … Continue reading

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Candid photos

I love candid photos of people but have never thought myself very good at taking them.  Posed shots of my kids?  Sure, that I can do, but photographing random people has always been a challenge. In the first month of … Continue reading

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April 2 & 3 photos of the day

Over the last two days I’ve taken around 90 photos. I only liked two of them.  But I liked those two a lot. The first is titled “2nd” and is the top of a ConEd manhole cover.  All I did … Continue reading

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March 31 photo of the day

31 days have flown by, and here we are at the end of this month of photos. I’ve decided that from now on I won’t post every day (at least not the photos) but will do an end of the … Continue reading

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March 30 photo of the day

Today’s photo walk took me up Columbus Avenue between 66th and 81st streets.   I’ve walked this route too many times to count over the years, but today I saw things I’d never seen before, simply by making sure to … Continue reading

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March 29 photo of the day

I can’t believe March is almost done!  Three more days and then…. I’ll have to find other things to write about.  (Actually Karen and I have decided to extend the photo project, but I haven’t decided if I’ll continue posting … Continue reading

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