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Throwing shade; A study in light and shadow… part 6…

For a photographic study of light and shadow, dog prints on a beach can’t be beat. On an historical note, I took an animal tracking class at a nature preserve once. We learned all about tracks, tracking, and animal poop… … Continue reading

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Random photos of assorted living things that I took near the Golden Gate Bridge…

With friends like these, who needs anemones? The tide was so low that sea life was left high and dry. Well, sort of dry… There were still the waves. A seagull on the wing. I like taking pictures of flying … Continue reading

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Just a few photos of some dog that I don’t even know playing on a beach…

Okay, I slipped another dog in, but I don’t know him either… I might as well throw in a few photos of Curry, whom I do know, because I met him yesterday for the first time. He belongs to good … Continue reading

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Saving Christmas; part 5… A little side trip…

Well, we are still in the Bay Area. We have done our late Christmas and New Year/new president party. But we had to get out of my mom’s house for one trip across the bay. Had to see our godson, … 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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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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A floral interlude; flowers from my mom’s garden…

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Saving Christmas; part 1…

Well, I am back in the San Francisco Bay Area again, and there is a long story behind this trip. But the main point of this adventure is to save Christmas for my family. We haven’t had Christmas yet. Our … Continue reading

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