Monthly Archives: May 2015

Renaissance Musings on Writing and Photography

By now it should be apparent that I am a writer first. Although I dearly love and enjoy photography, the purpose of my photography is to tell a “real world” story. My idea of a “nearly” perfect photo is for … Continue reading

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East Point Beach Scene

Photo of the Week Water from salt marshes drains around a small hummock on the beach near East Point Lighthouse. Not sure what drew my eye to it, but the print won a first-place ribbon in a local juried competition. … Continue reading

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Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 2-12-Sandy Hook Lighthouse

My current submission for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 2-12. This lighthouse is located on Sandy Hook, New Jersey, within sight of the Twin Lights of Navasink, New Jersey. Sandy Hook will be featured in an upcoming “Lighthouse of the Month.” … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Perspective

Daffodil at Marcus Hook The Rear Range is part of the lighthouse system on the Delaware River. The tower stands 105 feet above the daffodil. I had taken hundreds of sharp, clear, boring photos of flowers, when an experienced professional … Continue reading

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My Roy Rogers Alarm Clock and Nightmares

The Daily Post and Nightmares The Daily Prompt from the Daily Post reads: “Describe the last nightmare you remember having. What do you think it meant?” First, I have rarely had real nightmares—maybe some disturbing dreams, but very few rise … Continue reading

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Rutledge Falls’ Link to Tennessee’s State Capitol Building

Rutledge Falls, near Tullahoma, Tennessee, has been on my bucket list since I first came to Tennessee. It is only 20 miles from the house—I should have gone there long ago. I even tried, but got lost in an indescribable … Continue reading

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Cattle Egrets – Herdsman of the Rhinoceros and Other Beasts

Thank you Laura Macky, for reminding me of a post I have intended to write for a while. Some years ago, in the age of film (before digital), I took a number of cattle egret photos in Florida. I actually … Continue reading

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Monochrome Madness MM 2-11 Old Barn Update

The Old Gallagher Barn It had been about three weeks since I last drove by the “Old Barn” (which I learned as a result of this morning’s post is the “Old Gallagher Barn”) included in Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness MM … Continue reading

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Old Grist Mill

Photo of the Week – May 20, 2015 Stone Mountain, Georgia Another fall photo in Georgia. The mill and its stream provide many opportunities for photography. Photograph © 2014 Jeff Richmond

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Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness MM 2-11

I have been driving by this old barn for at least seven years—I doubt that it will last another seven. Last summer I was asked to take aerial photos of several properties. Our flight path took us over several sites … Continue reading

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