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bride
bride
I accompanied a friend to a wedding last Saturday afternoon. Bringing a camera, though I knew not a person there. From a few rows back I took 5 or 6 photographs of the bride and groom. Because of the strong back lighting mostly all in silhouette. This photo came from that illusive 'decisive' 250th second 'moment' in time.
drummer
taiko drummer
During dinner we were treated to a Taiko drum ensemble. In the group were men and women drummers. An evocative thunder of drums, blurs of movement, and harmonious sound of human emotion. A 1/2 second of that illusive moment ...
post: 23 August 2011 - wedding comments
 
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barn flag
Last week I had a calendar entry goof-up, and arrived a day early for an assignment in the area of Fresno, CA. Rather than hang around Fresno, I thought I'd take a quick drive to Yosemite.
Along side highway 41 I saw this barn painted as the U.S. flag. Patriotism on the well traveled road to Yosemite. I know I'm not the only one intrigued, and perhaps photograph this same point of view. A student at Western Kentucky University School of Photojournalism drove up moments after me.
half-dome
half dome
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vernal fall
half dome txt

vernal fall half dome text

I have been to Yosemite many times so because of limited time, rather than going to the valley, I decided to take in the awe-inspiring view from Glacier Point.
When I arrived I found people just like me, camera in hand, except for the guy texting. I didn't text, but did make a call to my son to tell him of the amazing, crystal clear view.
post: 26 July 2011 - barn flag yosemite comments
 
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post: 12 July 2011 - leaf-bowl comments
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