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Tamron Tele-Macro Lens – Part 2

Quite frankly, I was so interested in getting a good telephoto lens, I essentially overlooked the macro features of the Tamron 70-300 Telephoto/Macro lens. On my daily walk around the yard, I discovered a small (less than an inch body … Continue reading

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My Contribution to Becca’s Sunday Trees – 276

This what I call the “Anhinga Cypress,” taken in the Florida Everglades near Orlando. See many more cool trees at Becca’s  “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”. And thanks to Cee’s Photography for reminding me of the Becca’s weekly challenge.

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Any Kind of Bricks…

Brick Casemates at Fort Pickens, Florida Fort Pickens, on a barrier island across the bay from Pensacola, Florida, is a fascinating place to explore, and the fort has plenty of brick structures to satisfy this challenge. To see more, go … Continue reading

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Smokehouse Door – Experimental No. 1

Photo of the Week – Experimental No.1 Photography is about constantly “improving”—whatever that means, and constantly evolving and most importantly about learning. Over the years I have taken many “experimental” photos of subjects simply because the visual assembly of color, … Continue reading

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T-38 Rainbow

Some of my favorite photos were simply “happy accidents.” Still I take credit for them photographically simply because I was out there taking the photos, trying new things, learning. This is the case with the T-38 Rainbow. Taken in 1974 … Continue reading

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The Boulder in the Pulpit – The Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church, Alabama

What do you do when you want to build a church, but there is a huge boulder in the way? Make it part of the church, of course! I am beginning to believe that “serendipity” could easily be a synonym … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge – Two

Two Photos, Two Sides, the Threat of Two Nations There was a time—150 years ago–when the United States nearly became (or was briefly, according to some) two nations. Reenactments like these recreate the two sides, and this is probably the … Continue reading

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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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The Most Photographed Lighthouse of the Mid-Atlantic?

Lighthouse of the Month – Cape May, New Jersey I really do not know if it is the most photographed lighthouse in the mid-Atlantic, but I would not be surprised. Why? First it is a classic tall columnar structure in … 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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