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dog portraits

A couple of weekends ago, I went to a local street festival and took a bunch of portraits of other people’s dogs.  Here are a few of them.     Photographic geekery:  the Pentax K-5iis and the DA*55 mm f/1.4, … Continue reading

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street festival superhero

One of the big attractions of our local street festival is a chance to meet celebrities in an informal setting.  Here, some tween girls enjoy an unexpected encounter with a noted superhero. (Batman is played by a French bulldog named … Continue reading

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the birthday corgi

Today is a very special day: it is our old corgi boy’s 15th birthday.  We can say about him the greatest thing you can say of any of his kind: he is, and has been every single day since we … Continue reading

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happy belated world photography day

Happy belated World Photography Day.  It was a weird week, and somehow this important date passed me by. (It was Friday, if you too missed the memo.)  But photography has become really important to me again in the last few … Continue reading

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gold medal

Gold medal, at last. Against Germany, which makes it better. (Refer back to the last World Cup if you need this explained to you; it is rather painful.) Brasil! (That’s two hundred thousand voices, more or less.) The Maracanã explodes. … Continue reading

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a very dire shadow

The Dire Corgi practices his down stay late on a summer afternoon. I liked the way his tongue is casting its own shadow. Phone camera, lightly processed in Pixlr, with one of Pixlr’s vintage filters on top.

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a very dire wide angle

Fun and games with a jumping corgi and the Polaroid Cube toy camera.  We haven’t seen any of these for a while.  The “big nose” effect is a product of the very wide angle of  this very odd and fun … Continue reading

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politics

On the eve of the political conventions, just a reminder that this blog supports the candidate everyone can agree on. (Image via Pinterest. )

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dire clover

A dire corgi and white clover on a summer evening.

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a very dire visit

The dire corgi paid a visit to the vet’s office this weekend. (Nothing major, just routine maintenance.). I photographed him in close quarters in the exam room, using the Lenka black and white camera software I downloaded last week. He’s … Continue reading

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