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terry-spear's picture
Oct.09.2013
  Note there are other specks of stars surrounding the moon and North Star.  The sky is filled with stars this morning and I tried to capture them with my camera but it’s only showing blackness. But I loved seeing the Dippers in the early morning darkness. Ever go star gazing? What...
terry-spear's picture
Sep.28.2013
Seals in love... This is what comes of two SEALS, well, seals frolicking. And then we have a SEAL wolf and an undercover operative sparring... And this is what comes of that frolicking business if they're not careful... My thoughts on A SEAL Wolf Christmas What I love most about Terry Spear’s...
terry-spear's picture
Sep.27.2013
I thought this was an interesting view of the storm clouds highlighting the bare branches of winter. I was reading tips on photography and one of the things that was said was to take unusual views of an object, like instead of taking a picture looking down at a flower, take one from the side....
ben-campbell's picture
Sep.20.2013
As a follow-up to my simple memoir 402 Avalon, my MinAleta Campbell Family Photo Album will be free for Kindle downloading this Saturday and Sunday September 21-22. The album is a quick 111 page ebook photo story of my family and San Francisco during the 1950s. My mother MinAleta was an eager...
bob-mustin's picture
Sep.01.2013
Harper’s Magazine, September 2013     A favorite article in this issue: “Wrong Answer - The Case Against Algebra II,” by Nicholson Baker. The article speaks the truth about the central flaw to reason and intellect, centered in this case about Algebra. Mathematics as a ...
farzana-versey's picture
Aug.19.2013
Of all forms of photography, I am drawn most to portraits. Faces. Forms. Expressions. The result is less about technique and more about what that fraction of a second captures. Is it the essence or the superficial? Does it convey more about the photographer than the subject?  Today is World...
dorothy-nixon's picture
Aug.07.2013
       Sports photography, I learned yesterday, isn't easy. The players insist on making all the good plays when you aren't pointing the camera at them!   Jarry Park has changed over the past few decades, but it still offers a big bang for its sporting buck, as it were....
ashen-venema's picture
Aug.04.2013
Starnbergersee     Two languages, two rhythms, two patterns, two spheres, two perceptions … last week I attended a re-union of my primary school class in Bavaria. Around 20 of us turned up.  The event included a ship ride on the lake that marks the geography of my childhood – ...
ashen-venema's picture
Jun.14.2013
SHE calls me body electric. SHE – incarnate as hu-wo-man – oh the mystery – and such hard problem for the scientists who establish evidence of truth via the elimination of untruths. Meanwhile they identify my parts, their functions and complexities … I’m a miracle, my ears perk at the slightest...
rochelle-cashdan's picture
Jun.04.2013
Let your guidebook lead you to the hot spots, then be alert to unexpected glimpses; depths you never dreamed of. Recently while I was walking along Pino Suarez in Mexico City I came to the SE corner of the Zocaló, a great public space since the days of Aztec rule.  This enormous plaza...