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“The Way We Worked…1999…”

Cathy and Glenda at Annie’s Cafe, Glenda’s restaurant. As I mentioned on this blog before, when working, Glenda moves like ‘greased lightening’ and photographing her with a manual everything film camera was a challenge for me.

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“Xonica Portrait Contest…”

My submission to the Xonica Portrait Contest. I made this portrait of Diana by a window at our Arts Center. It’s one of the few times that I used T-Max 3200. The grain is pretty pronounced, but I think it … Continue reading

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“I Am Digging Deep…”

…into my archives to come up with a good cover photo for another stab binding book. Nancy McCrary, the editor of South by Southeast Photomagazine let me know that images from my WaterWomen documentary photo essay will be in their … Continue reading

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“Extinct Species…”

I was going to title this post ‘Endangered Species’ but I quickly realized that was incorrect. This is a photo from 1995 of one of the Cedar Key fishermen pulling up alongside the fish-house in his bird-dog [boat]. We no … Continue reading

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“Oysterplanting…”

I just finished making a selection and draft printing the images from which my submission for the documentary photography  grant I am working on will be ‘culled.’ Zandy is going to do that for me, I am a terrible editor. … Continue reading

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“The Paperboy…”

I don’t know how many of you follow the movies, but if you do, you will know that one of the recently released ones is The Paperboy. Wikipidia describes it as “…a 2012 film starring Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John … Continue reading

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“Smoking Break…..”

This was made a long time ago, about 15 years….One of the waitresses in the restaurant was a friend of mine, and she invited me to come up and do photos in the kitchen. The owners did not mind, and … Continue reading

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“Life is Like That…”

Just a reminder that life is like that at times, gritty and utterly incomprehensible. Reflections of piling in water. [SLR, 50mm lens, Neopan 1600] ================ And don’t forget, Sunday is worldwide pinhole day!!!

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“With Great Admiration….”

Unfortunately I don’t get to do new photos every day. As I mentioned in a previous post, I am re-working about 50 of my photos to print for an upcoming exhibit, and I just finished doing this one, which I … Continue reading

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“Finding Soul …Writing & Photography…”

When the Sunday NYT arrived last weekend, the book review of David Leonard‘s latest book by Olen Steinhauuer caught my attention for what it said about writing that I thought applied to my photography – sometimes. “If it sounds like … Continue reading

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“Who Needs A Lens…?”

For some reason there has been a lot of discussion, on the photo blogs I am reading, about the best lenses, largest sensors, and that kind of thing. All very valid, but in the end I think we need to … Continue reading

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“Jeanine at her Oysterhouse…”

As I mentioned in a previous post I basically never saw her when she was not working, and at a pace I certainly could never have kept up with, even had I had her skills, which I don’t. Here she … Continue reading

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