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Photo 101, Day 11: Color that pops

I went in search of color this evening for today’s Photo 101 assignment: find some bold color that “pops.” I found some bright orange among the grays and whites of a cloudy, snowy Central New York Monday — and, with one … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 10: A light mystery, on ice

The Day 10 assignment in WordPress’ Photo 101 encouraged us to share an image of some mystery — a photo that raises questions, that has some inherent ambiguity. And to use light in a creative way, if possible. I thought … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 9: Let there be (sun) light

After seeing the Photo 101 assignment for Day 9 — use the sun to light a shot, possibly from a creative angle — I knew an early morning run was in order. (We’re also supposed to show warmth, but that’s … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 8: The natural world, inside and out

Here’s my Photo 101 Day 8 entry, for “Natural world and leading lines.” My apologies for not hitting the bricks and finding an image today, but life got in the way. The above photo is one I took in May … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 7: Nothing bigger than freedom of speech

We were told to “go big” today in Photo 101, and I can’t think of anything bigger than the First Amendment to our Constitution — and especially in light of what is happening to people in other parts of the world … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 6: The human connection

“Connect” can be represented in many ways, literally and figuratively. I went for a little of both — the item on the table between these two people, and the concept of human connection. On the right is Eric, 46, a homeless man in Syracuse, … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 5: Solitude, Pacific Ocean-style

When I read the Photo 101 assignment focusing on solitude and the rule of thirds, I immediately thought of this shot I took in October 2011. It’s an image of my brother looking out over the Pacific Ocean. Based on … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day 4: Bliss is in the eye of the beholder

Today’s assignment: Choose an image that represents bliss. I took this photo last September during an early morning run training for the Columbus Marathon. That’s when I’m happiest — outside in nature, running, in shape and with a goal in sight.

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Photo 101, Day 3: Water, water everywhere (sort of)

Today’s Photo 101 assignment: use an image of water, and try horizontal as well as vertical perspectives. This afternoon I spotted this drain spout near the Syracuse University campus. It lent itself to vertical, I’d say. As another option I … Continue reading

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WordPress Photo 101: How to represent “home”

The WordPress Photo 101 assignment: take a photograph representing what “home” looks like or means to me. I’ve chosen an admittedly “busy” photo. Some objects are easily identifiable, some are not. The piano and mandolin represent the importance of music … Continue reading

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