Monthly Archives: January 2013

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

25 January 2013 Lens: Pens: Love is the theme of this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge.  While there is an instantaneous reflex that lingers on family, friends and pets, each of us are driven by our emotions and passions for non-human … Continue reading

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My First Guest Photographer: My Teenage Grandson

24 January 2013 Lens: Part One: Rust Series II. Black-and-White Photographs III. Polaroids Let us know which you prefer and why. Pens: In the twenty-first century it is not improbable to have a teenager introduce an adult to a technological innovation, … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Beyond

18 January 2013 Lens: Let me know which you prefer and why. Pens: Beyond is a word of various layers. It can harbor a sinister description or level joy or bring skepticism. As WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge’s theme this descriptor … Continue reading

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Joel Meyerowitz: Black-and-White vs. Color Photography

15 January 2013 Lens: I. Part One: Part Two: Part Three: Part Four: Let me know which you prefer and why. Are you a fan of monochrome or tend toward reality? Or are you drawn image by image? Pens: When … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Illumination

11 January 2013 Lens: Let me know which you prefer and why. Pens: Lighting is a key to a successful photograph. Whether it’s an artificial or natural source, it can bring magic that is startling, subtle, peaceful, agitating, mesmerizing, quieting, … Continue reading

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Miraculous Ice and Snow Crystals: What the Eye Can and Cannot See

07 January 2013 Lens: Let me know which you prefer and why. Pens: The human eye has its limits; the camera has its limits. But past and current technologies have given us a collage of hope: to see what is … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Resolved

04 January 2013 Lens: Let me know which you prefer and why. Pens: WordPress’ first photo challenge of 2013 is an apt choice. Although I am not one for making resolutions, the beginning of a new year does push the … Continue reading

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