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And now, a dragonfly

Walking at Knox Farm yesterday, I arrived at the pond on the park grounds and noticed a bunch of dragonflies zipping around one end. These dragonflies were pretty striking-looking, with stripes on their wings. I stuck around a bit, trying … Continue reading

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On the wing

I doubt I’ll ever have the patience to really embrace wildlife photography as my genre of choice, but I have to say that I’m very happy with how these two shots turned out. One nice thing about photography I’m discovering is … Continue reading

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A newsletter!

I’ve shared a new edition of my Substack for the first time in…well, quite a while! This one is a tip of the hat to a collection of photographers whose work I have found particularly helpful and inspiring in my … Continue reading

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“Made with AI”?

An interesting controversy fired up on social media over the weekend. I’m not sure where it stands now, but apparently Instagram was…well, let me start with a photo of my own. I made this photo a few weeks ago while … Continue reading

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Pan-o-rama

One of the things I’m enjoying about Lightroom (the photo editing software I started using earlier this year) is its ability to stitch together multiple photos in a single panorama shot. The AI it uses to do this is pretty … Continue reading

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And then, there’s anti-serendipity

Serendipity is great! And it’s great when your skill level improves to the point that you start being able to recognize serendipity as it’s unfolding, and you’re ready for it! But also nice is knowing that the shot is coming, … Continue reading

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Serendipity, part two

Getting back to my ruminations on serendipity in photography, which I began the other day: I’m learning that what makes photography difficult as an art is bridging the disconnect between what the eye perceives and what the camera captures. We’ve all … Continue reading

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Serendipity, part one

Yesterday I was able to go out and do a photography walk for the first time in a month. We’ve been on a very annoying weather pattern where it’s been rainy every weekend, which has dampened my photography practice. But … Continue reading

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Amateur mistakes, I got ’em

We were at Canalside in downtown Buffalo the other day for a greyhound meet-up. It was a lovely time and I took a lot of photos, but I wasn’t super happy with my output, because the light was really bright … Continue reading

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Aurora

If you were anywhere north of, say, whatever latitude it is that the Pennsylvania’s northern border sits on, you were under instructions to get outside and look at the northern sky because the sun was blasting out magnetic particles that … Continue reading

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