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Daily Archives: February 16, 2012
Where the Land is Alive and Speaks to Me
Many, many years ago I crossed paths with someone who told me stories of the southwest. Having no knowledge of the southwest or the history of Native Americans, I was curious to visit and experience it for myself. I got that chance a few years later when an old acquaintance and myself planned a trip to Arizona and New Mexico for 10 days.
That trip had a big impact on my life as I quickly fell in love with a land and a people I knew I was meant to be a part of. So began my yearly trips to the southwest and the re-birth of a photography hobby. To this day, my love of the southwest remains. Although I live on the east coast now, I know that one day I will return to the southwest to live out my days.
There is an energy there like I’ve never felt anywhere else. The land…
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Night during daylight
Taking Pictures with My Cell Phone #2
Under the Bridge
This is under the I-75 bridge going over the Chattahoochee River near Vinings. I was looking at the fishermen trying to find a good shot of them flyfishing and loved the way the underbelly of this bridge looked.
Prints of this image are available for purchase at www.CarsonMatthewsPhotography.com
Bowing Down to WInter
GARDEN 2 – GREY SQUIRREL (MONO)
Grey Squirrel outside our kitchen window; 16 Dec 2009.
Nikon D700 with 24mm-120mm VR Nikkor at 120mm; 800 ISO; converted into mono and toned in Silver Efex Pro 2.