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Perspectives: Downtown Chicago

Photos taken from a city remembered in my travels on a day in December 2019.

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Photos with the nifty fifty

Venturing outside on this muggy humid weather in the upper 80’s and even 90’s, I took a quick walk with my Nikon DSLR and 50mm lens F/1.4. The heat brought me back inside faster than I wanted. You can never … Continue reading

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What can a photograph cause you to do?

Surfacing Emotions, Tears of joy, pain and sorry, Smiles of laughter, hope, and excitement, Reflections of long ago, Memories about to fade, Awakening the senses, Seeing what your eyes see, Questioning the effects of one single image, Lasting a moment, … Continue reading

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Something to celebrate: Fireworks

“Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.” Sounds of my childhood. It’s true, I wanted to get out of the house and shoot some more interesting subjects. I hoped to see the Fireworks and capture them … Continue reading

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Closed: when the doors slam shut on your flight

This flight in Nashville was my final leg home after my original flight was grounded due to snow at my final destination at Chicago. Rerouted to 3 flights home, I was walking fast to catch my boarding in Nashville where … Continue reading

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Back to school we go

It seems that we all have become students in the past few months. Plenty of elearning experiences out there. I too have signed up to finally finish my New York Institute of Photography classes. After 20 years, As a returning … Continue reading

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Portrait of a young hitchhiker: making his way to Alaska

Happy Father’s Day to all you men of courage. Only the love of a father can give us is awesomely unique. This is my Dad during his high school photos. A few years later he was hitchhiking his American Dream … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2019 in America, November 11th

As a child I would hear stories of wars from sound bites coming from the TV news stations, from my parents personal stories, and from other people around me. A personal witness came directly from my mother (who lived in … Continue reading

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LA LA LA Land…

My recent trip in July to Los Angeles for a conference was going to be just another hotel stay, see the same four walls, drink the same coffee and connecting with people from my conference tribe. I made a different … Continue reading

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Hurry up and Wait

Waiting…it can have its benefits, but like most people, it’s sometimes difficult to wait for something you truly want.  I see this, especially with the younger generation.  Perhaps their lack of time management and understanding what’s involved or lack of … Continue reading

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