Dispatches from the White Mountains
 

Simply Remarkable

September 22, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
On my ‘About Page’, I had once mentioned a book entitled Boundless Potential, by Mark S. Walton. In it, he talks about people who for whatever the reason, have come to the end of a job or a career. However, it turns out these individuals are not done with their lives. They need to continue working in order to feed and house themselves and their fam...
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The Grass is Always Greener . . .

July 09, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Recently, I posted a blog about my gripe with Southern California and about how difficult it had become to find really good photo opportunities for picture taking. Well, bit by bit, little by little I am beginning to prove myself wrong... at least some of the time. Don’t get me wrong. I still find it to be a daunting and challenging task that us...
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The Pull of the Past

May 15, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
After about one year of immersion into serious digital photography and having developed a pretty good ability to pull high quality inkjet prints out of my printer, I went out and acquired two developing trays, some small darkroom accessories, and some print making chemistry. I still need a few more items. I do not have a darkroom or any space or f...
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The Right Stuff: A Brief Story of Accumulation

April 02, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
On Easter Sunday, my wife and I visited the Getty Center museum. It was a cool, misty and overcast day, a perfect day for a museum visit. Besides enjoying a bit of lunch up there, we viewed a new photography exhibit entitled ‘ Japan's Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto. ’ Mr. Hamaya’s work was that of a tradition...
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