Author Archives: Ed Spadoni

About Ed Spadoni

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Naughty or nice?

Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip. Gary Allan Merry Christmas to all our 2 Guys Photo friends. And remember, be nice!!

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Wishbone formation

Goodbye Thanksgiving, hello football. iPhone 5 and some creative iPad apps

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To stand alone

“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”   Henry David Thoreau Aquinnah on Martha’s Vineyard, Sony NEX 6, Lightroom 4

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On Nana’s windowsill

Despite the fact that there’s snow on the lawns and we’re well into glove and hat weather, it’s always springtime on Nana’s windowsill. iPhone 5

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What is art?

“What is art but a way of seeing?”   Saul Bellow What have you seen today?

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Ode to a pumpkin

Oh spherical friend, with your curley-que mop, Pleasant and chubby, from bottom to top. You harbinge the fall, and the holiday hearth. A time for rejoicing, warm wishes, and mirth. But your time with us passes, not long once begun. … Continue reading

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To wait or to forget?

“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering.” Paulo Coelho

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Faith

“I think faith is incredibly important because you will become overwhelmed with what’s happening and you will have waves of grief, but when you turn to your faith, I believe God will give you waves of grace to get through … Continue reading

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I created disorder

“I don’t care what town you’re born in, what city, what country. If you’re a child, you are curious about your environment. You’re overturning rocks. You’re plucking leaves off of trees and petals off of flowers, looking inside, and you’re … Continue reading

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A day at the race

At a recent half marathon in Norwell MA, from our position just before the finish line, we witnessed all sorts of spectators and runners.  I don’t know which I found more interesting.  There were funny families… And serious friends… Runners … Continue reading

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A little Friday Fun

OK Go is a pop music group from Chicago and LA, known for their catchy tunes but even more so for their creative music videos.  This video was just released and is definitely worth 5 minutes of your time to … Continue reading

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Two views on “the sands of time”

Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow And, While it is well enough to leave footprints on the sands of … Continue reading

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A trio of travel photos from Melodie Oleson

We recently invited 2 Guys fans to send us photos from your recent travels.  Melodie sent us these three from her recent trips.  She writes… I can’t tell you how excited I am that you ran my photo!  Thank you … Continue reading

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Cape Cod

Final part of a series… The Cape is beautiful all year round, and as you can imagine, very busy in the peak season of summer.  The fall however, is quite another story. If you search 2 Guys Photo for “Cape … Continue reading

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Provincetown

Part 4 of a series… After leaving Martha’s Vineyard, we drove to Provincetown, at the furthest tip of Cape Cod.  P-Town is a small town whose population ranges from 3,000 to 60,000 over the course of the year. Beaches, shops, … Continue reading

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3 Days on Martha’s Vineyard: Aquinnah

Part 3 of a series… After getting a feel for the island during our guided bus tour, we decided to venture on our own to visit Aquinnah and revisit Edgartown.  We didn’t bring our car to Martha’s Vineyard, (although we … Continue reading

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3 Days on Martha’s Vineyard: Edgartown

Part 2 of a series… To get an idea of what there was to see and do on the island, we took a 2.5 hour guided bus tour that covered all of the towns and major destinations.  During the high … Continue reading

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3 Days on Martha’s Vineyard: Oak Bluffs

First in a 5 part series on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod… Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs Martha’s Vineyard is an island off the southern coast of Massachusetts.  It’s only 100 square miles in size, is accessible only by boat or … Continue reading

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Everything happens for a reason

“With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see.” Ella Wheeler Wilcox As seen in front of a local supermarket, iPhone 5.

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Rodney Daly’s Wisconsin Colors

Travelling photog and long time 2 Guy contributor Rodney Daly sent us these fall photos from his recent exploration of Wisconsin’s many country roads, taken with his Nikon D3100 shooting in manual mode.  He provided some “color commentary”… This photo … Continue reading

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