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Photojournalism is Dangerous!

A severe thunderstorm blew through Sarpy County, Nebraska last Friday night. Straight-line winds of 125 mph were recorded in Papillion.  Wide spread damage was evident throughout the county: downed power lines, uprooted trees, split tree trunks, trees’ crowns snapped off, … Continue reading

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Aronia Berry Festival

Last weekend, I attended the Aronia Berry Festival in the Loess Hills north of Missouri Valley, Iowa.  In case you haven’t heard, the aronia berry is the latest fad in health foods, high in vitamin C and antioxidants.  Many Iowa … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Sunrise

Thought for the Day:  To the complaint, “There are no people in these photographs”, I respond, “There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer”.               Ansel Adams  (1902 – 1984)

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Diptych

I’m using this photograph to explain a diptych layout, sort of a show-and-tell approach.  You know what they say, “A picture is worth a thousand words”.   (As if I could explain it without a picture.)   From what I … Continue reading

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Old School

I remember these … well, I don’t remember using one, and I’ve never seen a picture of me in one, but I remember seeing them around the neighborhood when I was a kid.  I suppose they came in other colors … Continue reading

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Loud Talkers

I don’t like loud talkers.  I’m not talking about preachers, teachers, motivational speakers, etc.  Of course, I like them to speak loud enough to be heard by an attentive audience.  I’m talking about the ever-increasing number of people that think their … Continue reading

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Canon fire

I’ve often wondered how my super-sophisticated, high-tech Canon DSLR would fare against the cannons used in the Civil War.  At 8.5 frames per second, my Canon could easily “outshoot” the lumbering 2,000 lb  single-shot artillery pieces used at Gettysburg.  But the battlefield … Continue reading

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