Monthly Archives: March 2015

Colorful Monotones Challenge – Cape Henry Lighthouse

Old Cape Henry Lighthouse one floor below the lantern deck, looking down the spiral staircase. March 31, 2015 in response to Cee’s Colorful Monotone Challenge Taken inside the top of the old Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia. I converted … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness 2-4 – Magnificent Manhattan

March 31, 2015 A little over a year ago, Leanne Cole and Laura Macky initiated a regular feature called Monochrome Madness (MM). They invite bloggers to submit a monochrome image—black and white, sepia tone, etc.—each week. MM caught on quickly, … Continue reading

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100+ – Batsto Mansion

March 30, 2015 Batsto Village dates back to 1766. It was established to smelt the bog iron ore found in the Batsto river basin. The village supplied iron munitions—cannons and cannon balls—for the Continental Army during the Revolution. The village’s … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral – Setting Catfish Traps

On a normal day, you can see the marshes and woodland that lies about 100 yards across the water. On this day, the fisherman was less than 100 feet offshore, in dense fog. This is a full color photograph taken … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bathrooms and Outhouses

I could not help myself! Several years ago, living in New Jersey, I had some extra wood on hand. Since we were hosting block parties from time to time, my daughter, Larissa, and I decided to build an outhouse for … Continue reading

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Dead Center

The one thing I did not like about this photo was the fact that I hit it dead center! I prefer an aircraft flying into the image space, from one of the rule-of-thirds references. This was taken at the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Weathered Wood

Love the idea of “Weathered Wood”! Weathered stump and roots found along the Delaware Bay. Although rendered here in black and white, there was not much color in the original photo. Or “Weathered” barn—a lot more than just “weathered”! I … Continue reading

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Sunset over the Chickahominy River, New Kent, Virginia

Taken: c 1952 This sunset, captured by my mother in 1952, was taken from the farm where I grew up. The image was photographed on Kodachrome 25 transparency film using an Argus C3 rangefinder camera (that I still have!). The … Continue reading

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Elkhead Stone Arch Bridge, Grundy County – A Fall from Historical Grace

Sometimes history is only a few feet away. Sometimes history just looks like a pile of rocks. Sometimes it is a mystery. So it is with the old Elkhead Stone Arch Bridge (Elkhead Bridge) on the Pelham-Altamont Road (US Rt … Continue reading

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Fun with Photos – Blah to Ah Ha!

My interest in aviation has been well documented here, so what follows will be no surprise. Whenever I encounter an aircraft with my camera in hand, it usually turns into a photographic study, shooting from every possible angle, and many … Continue reading

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