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best of the drawing of the day: the man in the moon

I drew the Man in the Moon.  This is probably my favorite drawing in the Lost Sketchbook* and so it’s a good one to post at the end of the retrospective and promise you that the Best of the Drawing … 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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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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fortune cookies: less than inspirational

Today’s fortune cookie was kind of a slacker. This one was not exactly a call to action either: Tommorow. That’s the ticket. (Phone camera images, tweaked on Pixlr with the same vintage filter. The first one has an ink frame … Continue reading

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cicada two ways

No, not in the sense of a dish involving one main ingredient in different preparations. This is not one of those adventure cooking shows where everyone pretends they like eating bugs and such. But this is the summer week when … Continue reading

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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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the very patient dragonfly– pentax

Finally, a serious look at our friend on the end of the radio antenna of the Miata. That’s the official definition of “very patient” as it applies to dragonflies: a very patient dragonfly is a dragonfly who hangs around while … Continue reading

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the very patient dragonfly

I would like to thank this particular dragonfly, out of all the many neighborhood dragonflies, for being an attractive, interesting, and very patient photographic subject. I found him (?) perching on the tip of the antenna of the Miata as … Continue reading

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tea for two

Will you have iced tea or lemonade? Shooting in black and white makes everything a bit eerie, even on sunny summer morning.  And a rusty old wrought iron tea table is slightly creepy to start with.  The ghostly refreshments we’ll … Continue reading

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best of the drawing of the day: portrait of a smith

He may be a smith, or an engineer, or some kind of steampunk technomage.  He could be human or a dwarf or a brownie or a goblin, or some kind of combination of one or more peoples.  With his goggles, … Continue reading

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