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Click to view book I have received my first book, 2004 – Renaissance – Returning to what I love, my first of 7 themed photography books containing selected photos, by year, for the years 2004, 2006-2011. As I noted in a previous post, in 2005, I was missing in action. On the suggestion of Chuck, I ordered my book from MyPublisher. I downloaded their software, assembled the book, uploaded the book, paid for it, and about 10 days later, I…

Springtime in Summerville, SC I love to read fiction, especially good fiction. Also, if I happen to see a movie that contains all of the elements of good story telling, then I tend to remember that movie for some time. The elements of storytelling are, in no particular order: Setting: Where the story takes place, time, location Point of view: Who’s telling the story Plot: How the story is told. The steps, or sequence of events Theme: The underlying message…

OK, so I did a practice book (992 KB PDF). I thought: Why not? I need to get in touch with Scribus again and learn more about it this year. For this ‘book’, I did no post processing of the images, save for a small amount of color correction. For the real thing, I’ll have to do the color corrections, sharpening, and whatever other post processing that I’ll need to do. I’ve also not decided on color or black and…

On the road again If you’re interested in the various facets of the life of one of the worlds top shooters, pick up a copy of: The moment it clicks: Photography secrets from one of the world’s top shooters. By Joe McNally. Joe’s resume is quite impressive, having shot for Time, Life, National Geographic, etc. His most famous work is Faces of Ground Zero – Portraits of the heroes of September 11th. This book is an easy read and is…

An idea Well, the clock is ticking and we are getting close to being able to start on our projects. I have solidified my theme, Around The House, and have even come up with a subtitle of “Dance of the shadows.”. This morning, as I was getting ready to go to work, I noticed some beautiful shadow patterns underneath one of the chairs in the sunroom. I went to grab my camera, sat on the floor, and took a few…