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orange roses and digital “arts”

Phone camera forays into the  floral departments are a winter refuge for a ‘tog who like flowers. It’s no garden macro, but we will take what we can get.  Here’s the original crop-and-edit from this afternoon at the discount store, … Continue reading

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frozen solid in the backyard

Winter Gargoyle: There’s good shootin’ weather, and then there’s deep winter cold with harsh and brittle light, but I couldn’t let the new year advance to much further without a 2017 date on a new photograph.  Here are two from … Continue reading

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festivity found?

This year I had a hard time uncovering any kind of festive feeling over the holidays, even photographically, much less when it comes to a real mood.  This is a close as I came to finding it, in a friend’s … Continue reading

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the six inch zygo cactus

Otherwise known as the Christmas Cactus. There were quite a few of them in bloom at Menards today. As winter deepens, we take our flower photography where we find it.

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christmas at the grocery store

In an effort to feel even slightly festive, I have been carrying my Polaroid Cube toy camera around with me.  Today, weird poinsettias at our grocery store, which is seriously under construction.

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a new lens for the last of november

Today marks the arrival of a new lens– a short telephoto macro* for the Fujis, which is definitely giving Mischief a fresh outlook on the world.  Even on a cloudy, raw last day of November there are still plenty of … Continue reading

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beans in the news

Black Friday internet shopping as the wet November wind blows, and playing with phone images from this summer on the Pixlr photo editor.  I found this black and white picture of beans growing in a friend’s garden on a hot … Continue reading

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not the supermoon

Three days of the supermoon; three days of great photographs taken by photographers who managed to be in the presence of the supermoon while holding a camera.  My encounters with the supermoon have been less lucky: beautiful moments of supermoon … Continue reading

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rake leaves, write poems

“Before you reach enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After you reach enlightenment,  chop wood, carry water.” I rake the leaves in the front yard And watch the neighborhood hawk glide hunting from tree to tree. She is chopping wood and … Continue reading

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november garden

  And back home for two little phone camera photographs of a garden I pass on my walk. Flowers in November: a subject that calls for some of the Vignetting of Anticipatory Nostalgia.

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