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Photo 101, Day Thirteen: ‘Ultimately, life is fleeting’

I struggled today to find an image to satisfy the Photo 101 assignment, “Moment & Motion.” And then I thought of these shots I took last summer. Family and friends of a 22-month-old girl who died of kidney cancer gathered … Continue reading

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Photo 101, Day Twelve: Architectural study, in monochrome

Today’s Photo 101 assignment sent us to find architecture that was just as striking in black & white as in color — if not moreso. I wandered a few blocks from the Syracuse University campus and came across this Methodist … Continue reading

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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 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 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, Day 2: Street Scene

A not-so-famous actor on his deathbed allegedly said, “Dying is easy. Comedy is hard.” Well, so is photography. Today’s assignment reminded me of this. As did yesterday’s. As will tomorrow’s. Today: Street scene. Think about¬†foreground and background. Maybe try a … 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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