Month: April 2012

photography

#photoadayapril 4/29/1012 – circle

A circle of sorts, the old sawmill blade spinning as it chews through a log.  this was taken at an old manual sawmill in the Missouri Ozarks… i spent an hour or so there on a cold February day with the snow spitting.  it was a fascinating process to watch especially in these days of […]

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photography

#photoadayapril 4/27/2012 – somewhere you went

Comic Con , i got to meet Dean Koontz, the writer of one of my series… The Odd Thomas Books

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friday fictioneers
memories

a memory of a fence, post

I remember this as a gate to be opened and closed if you wanted to go past our barn.  More often than not it was just climbed over, unless we were hauling trash to the dump.  Funny now that taking the trash out means rolling the bins to the street, it is a hated chore. […]

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family
photography
quilting

#photoadayapril 4/25/2012 – Looking Down

not very mind blowing, but nevertheless Looking Down… hmm maybe i should go back and do Stairs too… is that cheating? anyway… this is a photo looking down the stairs in my house and hanging there on the railing is a quilt, my mom made that for my grandma and when we lost my grandma […]

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#photoadayapril 4/23/2012 – vegetable

fresh corn on the cob.. or at least it will be soon.  i took this one in my mom’s garden a few years ago.

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#photoadayapril 4/19/2012 – orange

the bird of paradise.  This is one of my favorite flowers… the former owners of our home were kind enough to plant quite a few of them. they are in the front yard, the back yard and even one right by the front door.  the colors are so vibrant, they brighten my day every time […]

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family
photography

#photoadayapril 4/18/12 – hair

this is not a great picture, it was taken with a cell phone a few years ago… i have been wearing my hair in a mohawk-esque cut for many years now, but i don’t actually ‘mohawk’ it except for halloween or other costume related reasons.  while vacationing in missouri back in 2009 my niece thought it would […]

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family
photography

#photoadayapril 4/17/2012 – something you don’t like

distance.  the distance between my parents and me… i live in california now, and they live where i grew up in missouri.. i love where i live, but hate how far i have to go to see my family.  i need a star trek transporter, or something to close the gap

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photography

what an awesome resource, i often have trouble with the Depth of Field option specifically this will be very helpful in remembering which direction to change the settings to get the picture i want 🙂

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