Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sharp – the Photographer’s Goal

Note: this will be boring for them who ain’t passionate about their photography (and maybe even for them). I opened the blinds, and looked out at a frosty landscape . . . I grab my camera, check the settings, open … Continue reading

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SV-1: Chapter 28

Chapters: 1-4 / 5-8 / 9-12 / 13-16 / 17-19 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26  /  27  SV-1 By E. J. D’Alise (Disperser) Copyright 2004 – 2013 Chapter 28 I let … Continue reading

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October Horses

More so than Melisa, I am a homebody . . . I like sitting semi-secure behind the wish-they-were-steel walls of our wish-it-were-on-another-planet house.  I would call it a home, but no place has ever felt like “home”.  Us two together … Continue reading

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Before and After – 002

When we moved into our current house, we were a bit concerned about the “open” feel of the backyard (shown in a mostly North view in the next photo). After all, we had come from Michigan, and our very private back yard … Continue reading

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Samsung Note II . . . long time no hear

I often regain my calm by playing around with stuff on the PC, but increasingly it’s my phone.  It helps it has a pretty decent camera.  By the way, you can click on the individual photos for slightly larger  views. … Continue reading

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Ask me how many friends I have

A few years ago I blocked a friend on FaceBook, and cut all ties in the real world, over a discussion about religion. It was not an easy thing to do.  I don’t think he understood why I did it. … Continue reading

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Before and After – 001

A popular “challenge” to photographers is to show the “before and after” of something.  I’ve been on the sidelines for most of the challenges because . . . well, no good reason.  Most often it’s because they are not really … Continue reading

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