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An Ocean of Perspectives

Brand New Ocean Image This started as a simple photo post of a spankin’ new image, which I took with my Sony A7ii… then it took off from there. Typical! But imagery first… This is from a lovely spot on the California coast, just north of Santa Cruz. I like coming here because it’s got several…

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Short Story, Big Memory

Not so long ago, the hubs and I stood here on the shore of Silver Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains. We took a week, got away from the hum of computers, emails and the madding crowd. Went into nature. Got up at 5am and beat the sun to the day. More than once.…

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The Wide View

Another Panorama? Goodness, I’m on FIRE! For someone who eschews the mighty panorama, I’ve certainly created a record number of them lately! Mind you, two in the same month IS some kind of record for me… hahaha! For some reason that I have not yet fathomed, I’ve been drawn to panoramacize certain scenes of late.…

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Making Your Tech Support The Story

Opportunity in “Meh”: Change Your Eye-Set It wasn’t an incredible day at the beach, photography-wise. No epic skies prepping for an eye-popping sunset, no late-day golden filtered light turning everything in sight to spun gold. No, it was just a nice fresh day at the beach. And I was in the mood to photograph. So…

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The Mists Over Milford

Early Morning Milford Early morning at Milford Sound is really something. When the tide goes out, you can walk pretty far out there to photograph areas you’d have to swim to otherwise. Or maybe waist-wade. To that I say: “No thanks!” Slipping and sliding over the fantastically slimy rocks was exciting enough for me. hehheh.…

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Like Peppers in a Pod

I’ll Take Mine With a Splash, Please! I always love a scene that is essentially monochromatic with a splash of color. The day in Queenstown, New Zealand was all that and more! It had been raining a ton – with more due that day. New Zealand is already shades of blue… so this day it…

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Living Life with "The Chat" is an Art

After only two weeks of my new baby being out in the world (I’m referring to “The Chat with Karen Hutton” here, lest we get off-course on the first sentence. heh.)… I can tell you it’s been an unexpected ride. Unexpectedly AWESOME!! More about that in a second. But first: who, oh WHO can my…

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