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Bass Performance Hall after Dark – Sci Fi Spectacular

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We all know what a sunset typically looks like, we all know what a grassy meadow is supposed to look like and there are only so many colors that mountains and streams come in before the question is raised if the photo is no longer in the realm of realistic.  However, when you move out of the country and into the city, and when daylight turns to night, nearly all bets are off when it comes to what looks ‘realistic’.  This was the lesson in one of the chapters of a book …

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Show and Tell: Sopwith Camel

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Full Resolution Image One of the things I enjoy the most about photography is being able to capture a scene in a way that others may not see themselves when looking at the same object or location.  Finding that creative composition for a photo is the first step in going from a simple snap shot to an artistic photograph.  All the fancy post processing in the world can not improve a poor composition, that must start long before the photograph is taken.  I’m sure I’ve said this before, probably most …

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Show and Tell: High-Key Sunflower

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High Resolution Image Sometimes I will head out with the camera for hours on end and come home with only a few decent photos to show for it, and then there are times that I’ll stop by somewhere on the way home from work, or as a quick side stop from another location and I’ll have a dozen photos that seem to just pop once they’re processed. The origins of this photo are firmly in the second category. During the summer several friends contacted me insisting I had to go …

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Show and Tell – Barbed Wire Silhouette

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It was September of 2012, the blistering heat of August had finally started to decline and the evenings still had enough light left for me to sneak out on the bike for a short ride before dark.  On this particular night I slipped my Canon S90 into my jersey pocket and head out down through the Oak Point Nature Preserve and connecting bike trails – sticking to the trails because my wife was out of town and didn’t want to end up getting hit by a car while riding on …