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winter’s here

Unsurprisingly, the winter doldrums have arrived. Maybe even heavier than usual. Reading and studying have been occupying much of my time. Since they seem to be well-known and they come up all the time on my Amazon homepage, I borrowed … Continue reading

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questioning

With the disgusting results of the past election, the early change to winter, and the ongoing possibility that my health could go south at any time, I often wonder what the point of doing art is. Never in my life … Continue reading

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PhotoMidwest Fest 2014

It’s probably already two weeks ago, now, that I found out that I had two photos accepted into PhotoMidwest Fest 2014. This year, the theme of the show is “Of midwest, by midwest,” so it’s pretty clear that my work … Continue reading

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December

It isn’t very often that you open up a new avenue of exploration. Recently, I’ve been looking at Harry Callahan again. First started looking at his work in the mid-70s, I suppose, during my first bout with serious photography. But … Continue reading

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up nort’, hey

About a month ago, already, we traveled to the Grand Marais area on the North Shore of Minnesota. We were there a couple of summers ago for a couple of days and liked it so much that we decided to … Continue reading

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back at it

A couple of weeks ago, it was finally time to take my camera in to the shop for some repairs and cleaning. It had been exhibiting various electrical sorts of errors at random times. So, since, I felt in a … Continue reading

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expression

Making art is a personal thing. It emerges from trust in your intuition. Making personal art is not easy. What is easy is making images that everyone has seen before; we do it unconsciously, because to some extent that is … Continue reading

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shadows

Last night, one of the guys from the class I’ve participated in over the past year hosted a little gathering that included some photo critiquing. There were about a half dozen of us and most brought their spouses, so it … Continue reading

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PhotoMidwest opening

Here is the work of mine that was premiered at the PhotoMidwest show last night. It was awarded second place by juror Sam Abell. All in all, it was a very good evening. During the opening, Mr. Abell went around … Continue reading

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abstraction

Exploration of ideas. Light defines. Elements interact. “The universe is real for us all and dissimilar to each one of us. … it is not one universe, but millions, almost as many as the number of human eyes and brains … Continue reading

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