Cup runneth over

February 13, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Culture needs to be experienced, you have to spend time in country to understand the culture of people. In Ethiopia if the coffee doesn’t spill over the sides of the cup, it mean they are cheating you out of a full cup. Ethiopians take pride in being fair people.
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Hope

February 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
When I look at the images that I took in Ethiopia, it centers me on how blessed I truly am. When I start getting down about not getting my next toy, just looking over these images, center my thinking on how much I have. These kids had so little, but more importantly they have little hope. I believe that this image capture that in their eyes.
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Photoshopped !?

January 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
The image is so colorful that people will often say you must have “photo shopped it”. Well I “Photoshop” every image. Ansel Adams great landscape images were manipulated in the darkroom and filter during the exposure. Thinking that Mr. Adams didn’t think that his images would be used in trail, the end results were that the viewer of the image would...
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Never grows old.

January 24, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
This image hangs on our wall at home. Printed on metal 20 X 30, I look at it often. I’ve done photos that I get tried of in just a few viewings. I have not tried of this image, it never gets old.
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Look here!

January 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
In my photography workshops I share with the participants to make an effort as to how they look at an image. Where did they look first, then how did their eyes move through the image? The teaching of photographic composition is over done; let me use an old hippie saying for composition; “if it feels good, do it” This image break some compositional...
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