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To my left I could hear the unmistakable sound of a woodpecker hammering on one of my neighbor’s trees, looking...

Not moving to NYC

To set the record straight, as a couple of folks misunderstood: I will not be moving to NYC. I’ll be...

New York City. It is an interesting place.

A couple of weeks ago, I started a new job with MLBAM. Major League Baseball Advanced Media. MLBAM was announced...

Finding a new routine

Now that I’m working from home again, 100%, I am carving out a new routine. A routine that will allow...

The other day I received and e-mail in error. It would seem that Paul Lester is a common name for photographers. There’s Paul Lester the golf photographer. There’s Paul Lester the photography teacher. And there’s Paul Lester the philosophical photographer…

OK. Go ahead. Give yourself a pat on the back? Admit it! You like your own work! It’s OK to like your own photography. Really! I’ve seen numerous posts from photographers, writers, musicians, etc. who seem to believe that they…

Don’t worry! I’ll hold my own leash! Last weekend I was in downtown Charleston taking photos. After finishing my walk I sat down on a seat in Waterfront Park and watched the people walk by, camera in hand. After a…

I am often reminded by some symbol that if I take the time to look, taking a moment to step out of my own ‘story’, that there is beauty everywhere that I look. Everywhere. In my story, the past few…

I want to step out of the gate and say that I absolutely do NOT believe that there is such a thing as objective reality. I do not. All reality is sent through filters of what we believe and what…