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Holiday Photo Tips

Its the holiday season and you will likely be taking lots of photographs. To be sure you get the best possible photographs you need to consider these tips. Watch the background! It is so easy to spoil an otherwise beautiful photograph because you have a terrible background. For example, photographing people on a couch that […]

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The Mechanical Landscape

Landscape photography is a passion of mine. I have extended the definition of landscape photography to include things mechanical. No, I haven’t set the natural world aside. I have found true beauty in the natural and the mechanical world. This photograph is an example of what I mean. Look at the graceful line of the […]

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The Creative Process

How does the creative process start? I suppose it depends on the individual artist. For me, it begins in several ways. Sometimes it is when I am in the field working on a project. At other times, it begins when I am sitting and daydreaming about an image I want to create. The spark of […]

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Irish Coast Along Slea Head Drive

Irish Coast Along Slea Head Drive One of the places I love to be is the Irish Coast. Specifically I love the southwest Irish coast. I could spend the rest of my life exploring this area. The wind, the waves and the sound of the waves crashing as the Atlantic meets the coast of Ireland […]

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The Bridge After Sundown

The Bridge After Sundown The sun goes down and the air cools along the beautiful Straits of Mackinac. This is the magnificent Mackinac Bridge that spans the Straits which connect Lake Michigan with Lake Huron. By day, the bridge is a beautiful man-made structure, but at night it takes on a magical quality. The lights […]

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Old Truck Door Handle

By now you are probably saying, “Doesn’t this guy photograph anything but parts of cars and trucks?”. Well of course I do. However, I have found that very simple things, like this door handle, are often taken for granted. We see them, but we don’t see them. They are a means to an end. But […]

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Old Rusty Ford Truck

Under all that rust, there is a simple beauty. This old rusty Ford truck, served its owners well. It was a stake truck, a flat bed with a wooden fence like rails all around. It got the job done. Somehow, this truck made its way to the front of Maude’s Garage in Ludington. Take the […]

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Buick Temperature Gauge Radiator Cap

Buick Temperature Gauge Radiator Cap There is form and there is function. This old Buick Temperature Gauge Radiator Cap joins them both together. Look at the beauty of the design. This radiator cap is head and shoulders above the norm. I was blessed this day with a partly cloudy day, so I was able to […]

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Wire and Snow

All too often we fail to see the interesting things around us. If you look at this image you see two things: fence wire and snow. Separately they do not really hold that much interest. Put them together and you have an interesting combination. I was taking a walk in winter with my camera, stretching […]

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Lake Michigan Stones

The day I took this photo was a beautiful summer day along the shore of Lake Michigan. The breeze came off the lake and cooled me off in the heat of the sun. I walked down the beach looking for things to shoot. I paused to enjoy the breeze and the sound of the waves. […]

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