Tag: Photography

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I have to say, after reading this story, I am impressed by this young man’s restraint and foreword thinking when this lunatic woman attacked him on the beach for exercising his 1st Amendment rights of self expression. Yes. He was taking photos! Imagine that. She called 911 three times, and, when they didn’t show up – because he was doing nothing illegal, she decided to attack him and teach him a lesson about taking pitchers of people in public. She…

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Ping! Ping! PingPingPing! Ring! Ping!Ping! “I see that you’re in a meeting or are busy, but can you IM right now?” Ping – The sound that the computer makes when someone is trying to send you a Microsoft Office Communicator Instant Message, or IM, as we call it. Multitasking – Well, you know what that is – being in a meeting and doing other things – in other words, not paying attention to the meeting because you have too much…

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This weekend, Michael, a fellow photographer, went out to take photos of Spider Lilies. While we were out, we met a guy named Larry. Larry was new to photography and he and I started chatting about places to go shoot. He told me about the Lake Wylie Dam, in Fort Mill, SC, which is not very far from my house … about 15 minutes I found out … eventually. I’d never been to the dam before, so I asked for…

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Last year, I had a nest of birds in the entryway to my house, right above the front door. At the end of the season, after the chicks fledged, I thought to remove the nest, but didn’t get around to it. This year, a new family discovered the nest, made some changes, and moved right in. It appears as if she only has one mouth to feed, but this guy is pretty hungry. He pretty much just camps outside of…

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I remember that a few years ago, Lytro, then a startup, came out with a small camera that would allow you to take a picture, then interact with it to change the focus point. At the time I thought it was pretty interesting and innovative. Now, 3 years later, they’ve come out with a professional grade camera for about $1,600 USD. Obviously, they still believe in this technology: “We think that if you look at how pictures work today in…

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They say: You never get a second chance to make a first impression; logically, I can say that this is true. However, sometimes things deserve a second look, a second impression. “When we make art, we try to make something that we never leave behind. That comic book or sea shell you picked up on your vacation last year, you can leave that shit behind when you move. But a diary, a diary is something you hang on to. It’s…

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