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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 5…

Light and shadow. A light making shadows. Our world is light and shadow. Each photo in this post will have a copy shown below it. All the digital effects I used were only to either turn it into a negative … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 4…

I thought I would mix up our study of light and shadow with some digital filter magic. That is a black cat, looking at the shadow of its own belly. The same black cat and her shadow. Notice the two … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 3…

How is that for a magical way to examine light and shadow? Or what about this… I could have just done this… Removing the colors seems to draw the focus to the variance of shades of light and shadow… shades … Continue reading

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Stuff we have seen on short walks around the neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area where I grew up and where we are celebrating late Christmas…

Well, yeah, we saw San Francisco, over across the bay. A red-tailed hawk. The moon. Some yard art. A cool art house that has been like that for years. The lady who lives there is as interesting as her house … Continue reading

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Saving democracy… part 2… (or); The one-fancy-finger salute to tRump on his way out the door…

Okay.. what the actual heck?… I hear you all muttering. This could have been on the saving Christmas series of posts, but bear with me. First of all, to clear things up, why did I have one fancy, flame and … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas; part 3…

We managed to pull off our traditional Christmas dinner, after all the quarantining and testing and what not. Did I mention that I drove my mother-in-law’s RV to the Bay Area in a convoy with my wife, younger daughter and … Continue reading

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Saving democracy… part 1…

My 97-year-old mother, with Joe Biden. Because we had a late Christmas, we decided we should have a late New Years also. It was all planned by my older daughter Jessica. We did it during the inauguration. It was more … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 2…

Light goes where it will, and where it can’t is the shadow. Light picks out and defines, shade acts as the bass… the low notes. It is a concert, a dance. A tune that entwines in the branches of trees … Continue reading

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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 1…

Now and again I am struck by how the simplest truths are often the most profound. Take light and shadow as an example. In this series, I am going to share a lot of rather mundane photos, taken around the … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas; part 2…

We finally had our Christmas yesterday! Thanks, covid. But I would like to fill you in on what I did to try to save a part of Christmas for my wife, back when the rest of you were having your … Continue reading

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