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View 456: Erie Canal Park

On the first day of Spring for 2021, I visited the Erie Canal Park near Camillus, New York for the first time. While the sky was blue and the air unseasonably warm, Nature had yet to start blooming and the … Continue reading

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View 319: X-15 Spaceplane

The X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) during the early 1960’s. The X-15 set speed and altitude records reaching the edge of outer space and … Continue reading

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Being Creative at Tourist Attractions

Here’s a fun way to approach photographing in busy tourist attractions.  Be creative! Easier said than done I can hear you saying. Really, when confronted with people everywhere, start looking from different angles, get low, get high or just tilt … Continue reading

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Using Color in Composition

I have showed you how to find color in your compositions.  Today, I share three photos  taken when I choose color as the main part of the composition. I know…you think I first spied the leading line and shapes in … Continue reading

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View 240: The Gateway Arch

Eero Saarinen, the architect of the Gateway Arch, wanted a simple design for a memorial to the westward expansion created by the Louisiana Purchase negotiated by President Thomas Jefferson.  After studying other iconic memorials, Eero decided none really fit and … Continue reading

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