In lieu of church

Spent time in the woods yesterday morning, in lieu of church. There’s always something in lieu of church, but on...

200,000

I bought this car in October of 2005. At that time, I think that it had about 20 miles on...

It’s cold! Take the picture already!

I was walking in McDowell Nature Preserve and literally almost stepped on this fella. He was just sitting there by...

Spreading the travel bug

I plan to take my niece, Kayla, to Guatemala this year. She’s never been out of the country before and...

Travel Benefits

I think that it was sometime around 9th grade, 1976 or so. I was taking Spanish. The school had arranged...

Gun ownership?

A couple of weeks ago, my good friend Adam was kind enough to take me to the gun range and...

Hi! My name is Paul and I have a problem … I collect cameras, sometimes unwittingly, unknowingly, and unintentionally! Well, that’s probably not so true about the unknowingly, etc. 🙂 About a year ago, more or less, I sold down…

Nikon D300: ISO 3200 f/6.3 @ 1/30 – Tamron 18-270mm @ 270mm I’ve spent much too much time reading stuff about Leica’s M9 and X1. I’m not really even interested in owning either one, but I am very much interested…

Imagine holding a piece of paper containing your name, address, and other personal information. You’ve seen such pieces of paper hundreds of times. Now, imagine that this paper contained a diagnosis that said that you have less than 6 months…

Please Note: This image can only be taken with a Leica M6 0.85 TTL equipped with a 50mm f/2 Summicron lens, loaded with Ilford FP4 and developed in Rodinal for 15 minutes @ 20 degrees C. Any attempt do to…

This weekend I spent a good deal of time looking at various photo essays having to do with foreclosures and the current economic crisis in the U.S. After a while, I became numb to the message because it was so…