Monthly Archives: September 2012
GA to D
here’s some hot chocolate and marshmallows for you. hold on let me get you a blanket and a pillow…….the remote? ummm…yeah hold up…but let me tell you a story first.
so i made it to detroit…this is my…what? 3rd time driving….. and i love it…
don’t get get me wrong i love to fly..taking off, landing, the turbulence…oh how i love the turbulence..when the plane drops and everyone goes “aaaaahhhhhh—ohhh” in unison…. looking out the window and taking pic’s of rivers/clouds/ufos……
these days it just sucks to fly……it’s so much easier to drive, no lines to wait in. no being there an hour early to wait around…take my shoes off? belt too? go into what radioactive machine? it’s gonna blow air where? ahhh no thank you….
plus i can take all the stuff i want with me…skateboard? check…brass knuckles? check…bike? check…extra suitcase of clothes? check…4 pairs of shoes i’ll never…
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St. Francis High School Holocaust Photography
The Wall in the Way
I chose to portray the life of David Rubinowicz. He loved nature and enjoyed looking out a window that faced a road and a large field. He said that he remembered when his favorite field was blocked by marching soldiers. I was inspired to portray having things that you loved forcefully taken away. I learned that the Holocaust involved a lot of sneaking, hiding, and running away than I had originally thought. I know that many families were separated during the Holocaust, but I feel like losing something inanimate, like a field, is just as heartbreaking. If you lose the joyful things in life, along with the love from your family, what do you really have? I felt that having a gate in front of the field would portray the dividing aspect of the Holocaust. In other words, it shows that victims of the…
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Life – A long Journey….
#266 Pink church
A Sliced Bread Machine: Arriving in Brussels
Sunrise after take-off
Saturday 22nd September 2012, 7.25am (day 394)
There are only so many things you can capture on camera when you spend most of the day on a plane. I know I have done the theme – the picture taken just after take-off from Domodedovo – before, but what the hell, different day, different sunrise, different picture, different beauty.
North Western Images - photos by Andy Porter
Anytime I have seen images of the night time sky I have always been awed. Viewing the cosmos, seeing the huge number of stars, the strip of the Milky Way stretching across the sky these evoke such a strong feeling…
So, I decided this year to try my hand at capturing a few images. I read up, re-studied my camera instruction manual, got my tripod and cable release and started.
My first effort was of the Cirque of the Towers, in the Wind River Range. The moonlight illuminated the peaks in a perfect light. I was excited!
Warrior Peak, Cirque of the Towers
I did not fully duplicate the fact that I would not be able to see anything through the view finder, and that the camera’s auto-focus would be inoperable.
So, I set the focus manually to infinity, turning the dial all the way to its end.
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