9-26-14 Weekly Photo Challenge: Night

Nighttime

I think I will return to this challenge frequently. But I thought that I would start simply.

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Other views:

http://thoughtsandentanglements.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/weekly-photo-challenge/

http://sarazancotti.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/weekly-photo-challenge-nighttime/

http://artishorseshit.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/getting-ready-for-a-night-out/

http://juimkul.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/full-moon/

http://justanothernatureenthusiast.org/2014/09/26/weekly-photo-challenge-nighttime/

http://travelwithintent.com/2014/09/26/parisian-reflection-night/

http://ripplesoftruth.wordpress.com/2014/09/27/nighttime/

http://imayagination.com/2014/09/26/sun-spired-morning/

http://halfaphotograph.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/the-moon/

http://madmeanderingme.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/weekly-photo-challenge-night-time/

09-23-14 Wake Me Up When September Ends

Summer has come and passed
The innocent can never last
wake me up when September ends

Billie Joe Armstrong

It rained almost two inches on September 23, 2011.

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But not everyone wants to block September out by sleeping

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They still block it out but in other ways.

9-22-14 Last Sunset Summer 2014

As I post this at 10:29 PM EDT the Autumn Equinox is here. In New York, the summer was not very summer like. I will miss it anyway as it was a momentous season for my family.

I went down to the river this evening to say goodbye to the summer. The wind was blowing hard and the temperature was dropping. Fall is here. These are a few of the images that I brought back.

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8-9-14 Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture 2

I went to see the Old 97s (set photos here) and The Devil Makes Three (set photos there) at Lincoln Center Out Of Doors today. During the Old 97s set I took this shot that I think hits the texture mark. A note on technique. I turned the photo black and while and added a little sepia tone in Lightroom.

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Some other textures to contemplate:

http://spiritinpolitics.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/weekly-photo-challenge-woodland-texture/

http://maryjmelange.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/textural-shades-of-gray/

http://arrestingimagery.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/weekly-photo-challenge-texture/

http://oliteahouse.wordpress.com/2014/08/09/texture/

http://thelandslidephotography.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/the-hits-keep-coming/

http://bambangpriantono.wordpress.com/2014/08/09/weekly-photo-challenge-texture-tekstur/

http://punctalucis.com/2014/08/08/textured-abstracts/

http://btacoma.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/weekly-photo-challenge-texture/

http://lorikart.com/2014/08/09/bark-textures/

http://brokenlightcollective.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/texture-and-tenacity/

 

7-11-14 David H Wells – Photographer

I just finished up a week as a TA for a course taught by David H Wells at ICP called “The Photographic Tools For Travel Photography”. He is a great teacher and photographer with an insane amount of publications, awards, grants etc. over his career. Click on his name above to get a small taste.

The class was both a lecture and practice class. We went out every day to shoot and then critiqued the work the next morning. Here are a few of my shots that made the grade…although we all agreed I was veering dangerously close to street photography and probably crossed the line in several cases…

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