Wednesday, July 29, 2009

A Portrait ::

Not my strong suit, but I did this one of Savannah a couple of months ago and I really like it!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Love Fest 2009 ::

A local benefit to collect school supplies and money for school supplies.

The event was a rousing success with entertainment for the kids along with reggae music by Kush joined by horn player Ken Watters.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Where I go ::

When I need lawnmower parts!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Another Panorama

I attended an event at The Davidson Center at the U.S. Space And Rocket Center a couple of weeks ago and shot this panorama at around 8pm.

Inside the window you can see an actual Saturn rocket. The Saturn to the left is a mock-up, but it's still impressive when you stand next to it!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Taking The Photograph When The Time Is Right? ::

For the longest time I would see a scene I wanted to photograph and decide that the light was not right vowing to return when conditions were move favorable. More often than not I simply forgot to return or, when I did return, the scene was irrevocably changed. These days I try to photograph something interesting even if the conditions are not ideal. I took this photograph last year.

I drove by a couple of weeks ago and noticed that the old appliance repair and sales building was being torn down and this is what it looked like as of last week:

The big hole to the left is where the old appliances were behind the window. I actually got 3 of what I consider to be nice images before losing the building.

I'm glad I didn't wait on this one!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Old Firestation Across The Tracks ::

I've tried several times over the years to get a decent photograph of this old fire station with no success. I shot this one last week and it's marginally better than what I've gotten before.

I guess I'll keep trying, but the sky was nice on this afternoon!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Happy 4th Of July ::

The day we take great pleasure in buying miniature explosive devices!

I don't watch much TV, but I hope that "Yankee Doodle Dandy" is on at some point today! I haven't seen it in a long time!

Tivo says that TCM will have it on at 4:45pm. I'll set the recorder!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

A Roadside Monument ::

I've been photographing these sad reminders of loved ones lost to our highways for some time. Usually I have no idea of the circumstances surrounding the loss of life, but this one is different.

This was a terrible accident last New Year's Eve just about 2 miles from where I live. It happened in the early evening and a local teenager was killed. I woke up this morning to the news that a local woman was killed just up the road yesterday while crossing the highway on foot.

As an aside, let me add that I never answer or use my cell phone while driving. I'm amazed at how many people I see who have obviously lost concentration while talking on their phone or, worse, test messaging. Being connected just isn't that important!