Monthly Archives: March 2013

White. Out.

This photo is the result of quite a bit of manipulation, as I endeavored to create a scene from my mind’s eye, out of the scene that I was standing in the raw, cold drizzle looking at. I recently stood … Continue reading

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“Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury – to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best for both the body and the mind.”   — Albert Einstein

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“A Photographer’s Sky”

Rey and I went for an impromptu photo walk on Saturday morning, looking for Entrances and Exits, and ended up at this active train station with its vintage structures. It was very bright, typical for a late March day in … Continue reading

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First glance

Yes, a Nikon D5200 is in the arsenal now.  See here for all that drove me to it.  Why the D5200, a consumer/beginner oriented camera?  Four reasons: small, light, cheap, capable.  I’ll be doing a review in the coming days. … Continue reading

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David Patterson, getting to know his subject

2 Guys Photo is pleased to introduce you to David Patterson, a photographer, traveler, dog lover and family man, whose images you will certainly enjoy.  If you’re a blogger, you’ve may have run into David already, as I did when … Continue reading

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The Coffee Perch benefit for DOVE

I’m happy to announce that several of my images will be displayed at The Coffee Perch (a fine local coffee and sandwich shop) during the month of April.  I’ve decided to donate 100% of the proceeds to an outstanding organization called … Continue reading

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Rodney’s Brazilian soccer adventure

Rodney Daly and a friend recently returned from a tour of Brazil, and their focus was on soccer.  Thousands of photos and a book are the result.  Rodney shares with us: “Both of these photos were taken on a beach … Continue reading

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The Vernal Equinox Baby!

It’s been long in coming… but the hesitant arrival of spring increasingly feels plausible. Photo taken with a Nikon D5200 DSLR.  2 Guys Photo readers will understand the significance of that.  Some may even roll their eyes.

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Announcing our April Photo Theme…

Following the success of our inaugural photo-themed month in February, (Black and White, in case you missed it!), we’re ready to introduce our next theme for April: Entrances and Exits You’re invited to send in up to two images that … Continue reading

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Yet the trees perpetually flourish

“What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?  What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this … Continue reading

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The “light” of the Irish

Sometimes the stars align: the light, the subject, the time of year, all come together.  One more from the Keltic Krust, the West Newton bakery/café with a distinctive Irish theme, recently visited with my daughter.  Our table was next to … Continue reading

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Do I look like food?

Who ever said that portrait shots need to be of humans? Taken at the San Diego zoo with far less telephoto deployed than was comfortable.  Seconds later, this fellow rolled his long, very long, tongue across the front of my … Continue reading

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“Hungry for Colour” by Elisabeth Liddell

Greetings again from Scotland! Monday I went to the supermarket, and by the door was a large bucket filled with bunches of flowers. I found myself drawn back to them as I was shopping – and then I realised … … Continue reading

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The DSLR Strikes Back?

2 Guys Photo followers know that Ed and I have gone ga ga for mirrorless cameras, having moved over completely from traditional digital SLRs, Ed more recently to the Sony NEX system and me shifting between the Olympus OM-D E-M5 and … Continue reading

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“Not all who wander are lost”

There’s a lot to be said for “wandering”, whether it’s ambling down a path, as I was here, or “wandering” through a book, a museum, or the deepest imaginings of your mind. I have found that while “wandering”, I arrive … Continue reading

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And now to somewhere else

  “Every exit is an entrance somewhere else.” – Tom Stoppard

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The color of the night

“I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.”                            Vincent Van Gogh   I have to agree with Vincent. Sony NEX 6, using the Handheld Twilight mode, which takes six photos in a … Continue reading

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The mystery that music conceals

“Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.” – Charles Baudelaire

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Saturday morning

Walking through a city parking lot the other morning, I found these remainders from a long night. I suddenly had an urgent desire for two aspirins and a breath mint… maybe two.

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  A few minutes here and there of “Dancing with the Stars” and that’s about it.  But on Sunday I found myself photographing a ballroom dance competition.  Memory card… check.  Fully charged battery… check.   Knowledge of the subject matter… … Continue reading

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