Monthly Archives: August 2013

Bees, please

Sony NEX 6, Sony VCL-DH1758 Tele-lens converter, tripod, Lightroom 4 Advertisements

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Under African Skies

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By the sea, by the sea…

Scituate Harbor, Scituate, MA  (Click on any for a larger view). Sony Nex 6, Lightroom 4, circular polarizer used on images 1 and 3.

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Harbor Master

From the 10th floor of our hotel overlooking Boston Harbor. This fellow was on duty, supervising the comings and goings, almost the entire time of our visit. iPhone 5, Snapseed

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Impressions de Paris

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A treasure hunt across the centuries

On the site of a leather tannery that got it’s start in the same year as the United States of America, (1776), there now operates The WinSmith Mill Market, a sprawling complex of 13 independent antique shops, selling everything from … Continue reading

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My decision

I recently posted that I would be departing soon for a trip with two destinations: Paris and Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa).  In that post, I described the very different photographic requirements that each of these diverse locations might require.  I pondered … Continue reading

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Color in the streets

I don’t know about you, but whenever I think of “street photography”, I think in black and white. But during a very brief walk to my car one morning this week, I was struck by the colors: bright, subdued, warm, … Continue reading

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B&B

Bed & Breakfast Inns are interesting.  Nooks.  Antiques.  Character. Joey had a Fujifilm X100s and I had an Olympus Pen E-P5 (also with a prime giving me a 35mm equivalent point of view).  He edited in Aperture, me in Lightroom. … Continue reading

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I stand alone

I am never late for breakfast.  Or lunch or dinner or medical appointments.  I am never late for anything for that matter.  I was always punctual by nature, but was never quite so mindful of the clock, that is, until … Continue reading

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Old Cape Cod

The more I visit, the more I see the photographic possibilities.  A few years ago, I searched for the quintessential oceanside scene.  Now, I’m a few layers further in. There was a sign in our B&B quoting a verse from … Continue reading

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The Kodak Retina IIC

This is Dad’s Kodak Retina IIC, which he purchased used from his brother-in-law in the early 1960’s.  He handed it down to me when I was a in my late teens, and it was my first 35m camera.  That was … Continue reading

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North End

Boston’s North End.  My grandparents, John and Marianna, were married there (in the very church depicted below) nearly  100 years ago.  My other grandparents, Basil and Erice, would have been had it not been for the mess made in the … Continue reading

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Life and death

This dragonfly on a dead flower is another from our photo walk at Borderlands State Park. Sony NEX 6, Sony 55-210 zoom, Sony VCL-DH 1758 tele-converter

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