Tag Archives: photography

september story time is coming

It’s September at last: time to start the story project I’ve been planning.  I’m going to write a prose story here on the blog, with the goal of finishing it by the end of September. It’s a Kekionga story featuring … Continue reading

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banana tree frog

Or, a tree frog on a banana tree. Yes, there are banana trees that can live in cold climates.  Assuming you cut them back and cover them with a deep layer of mulch for the winter, they will survive and … Continue reading

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phone camera butterflies: the king

The king of all American butterflies: the monarch.  Of the phone camera butterflies, even more so.

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crazy morning glories

Just took some moderately boring photographs of some spectacular morning glories, open late in the day in deep overcast. The shape of their white centers made them look like living lens flare.  As subjects they were irresistible, but the light … Continue reading

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butterfly blue

The Phone Camera Butterfly Project continues.  Today’s butterfly is … a blue one.  On concrete pavers, with a half-rotten apple it was really enjoying and the first of late summer’s fallen leaves.

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unusual find at the farmers’ market: the photos

Judging from the stats (Yes, I’m watching you reading me, but only in terms of raw numbers- I am not tracking you individually by means of some kind of blogging platform software drone.  Really.) the audience is quite interested in … Continue reading

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a welcome sight

A welcome sight, from left to right: street/general purpose glasses, studio glasses, bifocal shades.  My new prescription has been made up, and I can see again in all three modes.  Plus my street glasses are in an old favorite set … Continue reading

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dire corgi aquatic adventure

Today, August 13th 2015, will be remembered as The Day the Dire Corgi Tripped Over a Garden Hose and Fell Into the Koi Pond. The koi: deeply alarmed. The dire corgi: pleased with himself and at peace with the universe. … Continue reading

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anatomy of a drawing of the day: finished

Here’s the finished drawing.  I never put a title on it (there’s not really a good space to letter it in), but I think of it as “The Lifeguard Stand”.  Because no matter how much upholstery I put on it, … Continue reading

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anatomy of a drawing of the day: background

There comes a time in the development of any drawing that you have to face facts.  In the case of this drawing, the fact is that the tall chair that the woman is sitting in looks entirely too much like … Continue reading

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