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Sparrow CPR

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This little bird had just crashed into a glass door. As the stunned (and maybe dying) feathered creature lay on the sidewalk, a nice man took out his handkerchief and tried giving it CPR…..Little acts of kindness make my day!

B&W vs Color…A Matter of Choice

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The more I take photographs the more I’m drawn to the simple power of black and white. I think B&W removes the crutch that beautiful color can provide and leaves composition and tonality in charge. It pares down an image and often that seems to provide more emotional depth.

Hub Week Coming Soon

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It starts tomorrow. STAY TUNED!

Yes Little One It’s A Very Big Ocean

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A small girl in bright colors on a beach. Those elements have a lot of potential for making a good photograph. To my eye though, what makes this image is NOT seeing the water.

I’ve heard it said often, what’s not in the picture can often be as important as what is.

Looking Out

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It’s just my window. Vines growing over it. Camera pointed toward the sky. I saw it just now as something else. 

The Emerald Moment

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This morning was about as perfect a summer day as you can imagine. Bright sky, low humidity and a cooling breeze combined to transport my thoughts to some green realm where the soul-healing quiet was only occasionally broken by the gentle rustle of shade trees. There were people around of course, but their presence was at best only tangential to the overpowering beauty of a precious, albeit temporary, summer jewel.

The Usual And A Departure

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Sarah and I visited the MFA in Boston this morning and as usual I took a lot of pictures of people looking at the art. These three are the best of the bunch with the lower two being the most conventional and the top one being a really worked over one of a lady at a desk selling tickets to the Roxbury Film Festival. I like the harsh abstract quality of it.

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