Abandoned??

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I have seen a few blogs with interesting photos of abandoned houses. I noticed this house in OK on our way back to TX and decided to pull off and take pics.  I want to point out that this is the greenest grass I have seen anywhere in that area and this pic was taken in December 2011.  I began to quesiton if the house was actually occupied when I saw the American flag hanging on the front porch, so I quietly left…

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“Who Needs A Lens…?”

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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 remember that it is not the equipment, but our willingness to go out and do photo work. I have not done my share lately, except reworking older images. I came across this pinhole portrait done with a 35mm pinhole camera on Fuji Neopan 1600. It was a stark reminder for me to quit reading technical stuff and go out and photograph!

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Day 219: Ice Ice Baby

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Day 2 of my wisdom tooth extraction recovery.  Did I mention all four were impacted?  Maybe this has some correlation as to the swelling of my cheeks.  I’m officially a chipmunk, so today is all about Ice, Ice Baby.  The local anaesthetic has worn off though and I can now feel my lower lip!  This means, no permanent nerve damage…yay!  Plus I can more readily control liquids entering my mouth.

Can’t say I’ve been overly motivated to take photographs.  But in between changing jaw ice packs, I thought I better capture the essence of today.

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