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Yearly Archives: 2009

I’m Swamped

But I don’t have a handy photo of a swamp. Since I took this the other day and since I’m feeling like a garlic snapper with the raw garlic I used in tonight’s dinner, this will have to do. Sorry I’ve been absent but I’ve been so incredibly busy. I had to phone and cancel […]

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Back Next Week

It’s been an extremely busy week for me. Working on one client’s special requests, I had two very late nights and worked the entire day Saturday. Monday got off to a hectic start and things simply haven’t slowed down. I have an in-person meeting with another client this morning — she made my day yesterday […]

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Fun shooting cars

I sure hope I get to photograph more cars in future. I enjoyed that photo shoot quite a lot. This is my first storyboard (made within Lightroom). It’s a 10 x 20 and will be finished with a linen texture and mounted on 2mm styrene for stability and ease of framing. Unfortunately, because the photo […]

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Pride in Workmanship

One of my mother’s legacies is definitely that she taught me to have pride in everything I do, whether it was doing the laundry or managing a career. I’ve lived my life that way, in the same manner that she set the example for me to follow. One of the reasons I have a fascination […]

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Sundials

This little fisherboy sits in my front garden. He’s part of a birdbath sundial. How’s that for versatility? Since I’m so busy editing and taking care of business, I thought I’d share something non-photographic in nature today. The following two photos are ones I took last year in Grande Prairie. They show the giant equatorial […]

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Posting Photos Online

{This will be much longer than most of my posts, due to the nature of the subject. I must also warn that this was written with my own personal views and, as you’ll discover, I have some strong opinions on this topic.} As soon as we post a photo online, it’s out there, a sitting […]

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