Category Archives: photography

animal world (two quarters)

Animal World. Two Quarters. Pink Elephant. (Count this as a critical success.)

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morning haiku

A 100% increase in home coffee brewing capacity leads directly to a corresponding increase in early morning poetry output. Coffee grounds in wet brown filter. Do not dump them all over the kitchen. Or maybe a not-a-haiku is better: Coffee … Continue reading

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reference photographs: bottle caps

I need to learn how to draw a bottle cap, fast.  Here are some photographs I took this afternoon to use as photo references.  No idea whether these will be more useful at the drawing table (on my tablet? printed … Continue reading

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auto show colors and color names: thank you, ford

Thanks go out to the Ford Motor Company, who once again this year left the Monroney window sticker stuck in the window of every car on their display stand at the Chicago Auto Show.  For those of us who love … Continue reading

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sunset and sunset photographs

Decent smartphone sunset in the neighborhood./But the strange composition/ cannot be cropped/ into an effective square for Instagram./In spite of this,/ winter is passing.

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this is not a picture of detroit, michigan

It happened again for the second year in a row.  I was in Chicago (Illinois) for the Chicago Auto Show today, and I took this particular picture with my smartphone.  It’s a perfectly conventional view of the Buick show stand, as … Continue reading

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hulk-ku: thing to do

That Thursday all set. Evening, Hulk go Home Depot. Learn build cupcake stand.

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coffee kit

Or the day I spent way too much time trying to photograph a stainless steel teakettle with a phone camera.  My goal of spending a year without a major purchase lasted about five weeks, six at the outside, as I … Continue reading

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my little ??

Best treat name ever. (In one pound “pack leader”size!)  And the intended consumer, my little *dire* wolf.

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black and white and green (and yellow) all over

I’d rather photograph it than eat it. Not a fan of this particular vegetable, but I really like the graphics on the carton, and even the real thing in the package below is pretty photogenic.  ( The Fuji X100T visits … Continue reading

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