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First day of spring??

  Saturday was the first full day of spring.  Somewhere. iPhone 5, Snapseed 

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The whole of nature

“Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”  — Albert Einstein  

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“Saturday in the Park”

You’re probably not old enough to remember a song by this name, recorded by the band Chicago in the 1970’s.  But it became a number one hit and an anthem of summer for an entire generation. And that’s what came … 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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Hope springs eternal

Despite a week long stretch of very cold weather (here in the northeast United States), we’re managing to get through a winter without too much snow, so far.  I left work a little early one night last week and noticed … Continue reading

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iPhone Photography: to HDR or not to HDR?

I’m testing the new Olympus XZ-1 (report coming soon) and enjoying the creative possibilities of this high end digital compact, but bemoaning its miserably poor battery life. I’m currently in Washington DC attending meetings with the elected Massachusetts delegation and, … Continue reading

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At last… Spring!

Sunday afternoon, about 5pm, I had just come out the front door and spotted these brave little crocuses (crocii?), raising themselves after a record cold and snowy winter.  It was a sight to behold!  Shot with my Nikon D90, at … Continue reading

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I’m posting this photo, shot with an Olympus PEN camera a few summers ago, to demonstrate the effect of shallow depth of field and selective vignetting to draw the eye toward the center of the… Oh, who am I kidding? … Continue reading

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