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Evening Reflections

November 25, 2016 - On Biscayne Bay Normandy Isle, July 28, 2012 This is the last in a series of images from south Florida, in particular...
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Incoming Storm Over Biscayne Bay

November 21, 2016 - Normandy Isle August 17, 2012 This is the sixth in a series of images from south Florida, in particular, in and around...
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Motel Stairs on the Miami River

November 14, 2016 - Normandy Isle. September 9, 2012 This is the fourth in a series of images from south Florida, in particular, in and ar...
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Wall along Miami River

November 11, 2016 - Wall along Miami River Normandy Isle September 9, 2012 This is the third in a series of images from south Florida, in...
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Stormy Evening over Normandy Isle

November 09, 2016 - Stormy Evening over Normandy Isle Miami Beach, October 24, 2012 This is the second in a series of images from south F...
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December Sunset over Biscayne Bay

November 07, 2016 - December Sunset over Biscayne Bay Normandy Isle, Miami Beach, December 6, 2012 I’ve been back in Southern California...
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Along the Northern Cliffs of Palos Verdes

October 30, 2016 - Along the Cliffs Palos Verdes, California July 19, 2016 This July afternoon I was strolling along a line of steep cli...
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Fern Spores

October 22, 2016 - Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge West of Delray Beach, Florida May, 2012 The cypress swamp in Loxahatchee has a narrow, ra...
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Beach House in Palos Verdes

October 18, 2016 - On the Beach Malaga Cove, California September 4, 2016 Standing on the cliffs north of Malaga Cove (at the southern e...
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Storm and Sunset Over Biscayne Bay

October 13, 2016 - Normandy Isle Miami Beach, Florida May 5, 2014 Before moving back to Southern California, I lived on an island in Bis...
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White Flower in Cypress Forest

October 05, 2016 - Cypress Swamp Delray Beach, Florida May 4, 2012 If you drive along Atlantic Avenue due west from Delray Beach Florida...
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Seaweed on Beach

September 28, 2016 - Tidal Pools Palos Verdes, California September, 2016 One day in mid-September I strolled up into the tidal pools at t...
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Construction Worker in Morning Light

September 23, 2016 - Along the Esplanade Redondo Beach, California September, 2016 On this rare occasion I woke up just before sunrise and...
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Blue-White Flowers by the Roadside

September 12, 2016 - Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California September 4, 2016 I spotted this cluster of unidentified whitish-blue flowers a...
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Construction Zone Tarp

September 11, 2016 - Off Avenue B Redondo Beach, California September 4, 2016 Patterns can be found all around us. They are hidden in plai...
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Using a Cell Phone in the Surf

September 09, 2016 - Southern Redondo Beach, September 4, 2016 On this particular sunny afternoon I was returning from a long walk down to...
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Long Beach Harbor From Palos Verdes

September 07, 2016 - The Long Beach Harbor From Rancho Palos Verdes September 6, 2016 I was wandering around the top of the hills in Ran...
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Evening on My Balcony

September 06, 2016 - View from My Balcony Looking West Early Morning September 4, 2016 I live a block away from the beach. When the sun r...
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Metalic Frog Skin

September 05, 2016 - Metallic Frog Skin (details) Torrance Seaside Park, Torrance, California September 5, 2016 If you walk due south alo...
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After the Fire

September 03, 2016 - Off Highway 152 West Towards Gilroy, California July 7, 2016 A few days after Independence Day, I decided to visit my...
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Chevron Lost Hills Oil Field

August 31, 2016 - Off Route 46 East Lost Hills, California July 9, 2016 I arrived at the Chevron Lost Hills oil field late in the after...
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A Crystal Blue Sunset

August 29, 2016 - Along Route 5 (South) Near Bakersfield, California July 9, 2016 Route 5 runs down through California’s eastern agricu...
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On the Cliffs of Palos Verdes

August 02, 2016 - Santa Monica Bay, Palos Verdes, California July 19, 2016 Here is a view looking northwest from the cliffs of Palos Ve...
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Elephant Seals

July 22, 2016 - Elephant Seal Colony North of Cambria, California July 16 2016 North of Cambria, beyond the Moonstone Grill (see here...
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Human and Bird Footprints

July 18, 2016 - A narrow beach, South of San Luis Obispo July, 16, 2016 I discovered this montage of human and bird footprints in the...
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Purple Flower Abstraction

July 08, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California Early July, 2016 The world is filled with invisible flowers. We walk past them all the time.
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Shadows and Flowers

July 06, 2016 - Shadows and Flowers Palos Verdes, California July 4, 2015 I found this flower in the shadows along the Palos Verdes c...
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Flowers on Wooden Fence

June 28, 2016 - Wooden Fence on Side Street Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the sixth in an on-going series of journal...
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Heap of Bicycles

June 27, 2016 - Parking Garage Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the fifth in an on-going series of journal entries conta...
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Electric Folk Band

June 26, 2016 - June 24, 2016 Riviera Village Redondo Beach, California Every summer in middle to late June the city of Redondo Beach...
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A Loss of Dimensions

June 15, 2016 - February 9, 2016 Redondo Beach, California Here is a picture taken one sunny afternoon, of a small apartment building...
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Various Vivid Vines

June 13, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California June 8, 2016 OK, I have lots of vines in this study of the back streets in Redondo Beach. So...
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Vines on Terracotta Wall

June 12, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California June 8, 2016 A bit farther up a back alleyway, I found a cluster of vivid leaves and, stream...
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Getting to the Beach

June 11, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California June 8, 2016 Occasionally I see something that is just simple and ordinary yet is caught in...
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A Rumble of Vines

June 10, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California June 8, 2016 On a side alleyway leading from another back street just east of Catalina Avenu...
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Three Red Bricks

June 09, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California June 8, 2016 Sometimes I chance upon a pattern that is partially hidden in plain sight. This...
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Shadows on a Planck Fence

June 03, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California Sometime in April This late afternoon photograph of a wooden plank wall among the shadows st...
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Winter Sunset

June 02, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California January 10, 2016 I’ve commented several times in my journal that sunsets (and sunrises) are...
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Night in Midtown Brooklyn

June 01, 2016 - Office Building, Midtown, Brooklyn New York City 26 November 2015 Here is a night-time picture of a modern office bu...
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Karyen and Bill

May 27, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California December 6, 2015 On a side street just beyond the Riviera Village I stumbled on a small bric...
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Stones

May 25, 2016 - South Catalina Avenue Redondo Beach, California December 6, 2015 One bright afternoon I was strolling up Catalina Ave...
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Santa Monica Bay

May 07, 2016 - Looking West From Catalina Avenue Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the eighth in an on-going series of...
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House in the Shadows

May 06, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the seventh in an on-going series of journal entries containing a wide a...
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Lone Mimosa Tree

May 04, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the fourth in an on-going series of journal entries containing a wide as...
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Garage Door with Lock

May 03, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the third in a continuing series of journal entries containing Redondo B...
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Fern in Sunlight

May 02, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California May 2, 2016 This is the second in a continuous series of journal entries containing Redondo...
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The Window

April 18, 2016 - Along Catalina Avenue Redondo Beach, California March 16, 2016 This is the first journal entry in a series, each expl...
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Evidence for Big Foot

March 07, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California March 7, 2016 I discovered this mysterious footprint on my bathroom floor. I stood there for...
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Whale Watchers at the Lighthouse

March 02, 2016 - Point Vicente Light House Palos Verdes, California November 2, 2014 On the weekends the whale watchers gather near th...
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Moon Light in the Carolinas

February 19, 2016 - Chapel Hill, North Carolina December 25, 2015 A chilly Christmas night in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A full moon sit...
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Redondo Beach Reflections

February 17, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California January 30, 2016 Occasionally the most interesting images are fleeting. Often they are right...
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Sun and Storm Over Santa Monica Bay

February 14, 2016 - Redondo Beach, California January, 2016 California, especially here in Southern California, is experiencing unusually...
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Late Afternoon Parking Garage

February 13, 2016 - Parking Garage Redondo Beach, California January 16, 2016 Sometimes the ordinary is, for a moment, the unusual, the s...
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Sand, Footprints, Rocks and Tidal Patterns

February 12, 2016 - Tidal Beaches Northern Palos Verdes, California February 11, 2016 At the far southern end of Santa Monica Bay where a...
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Two Night Views of New York City Skyline

February 11, 2016 - New York City, From Brooklyn November 25, 2015 New York City, after London and San Francisco (in that order) is one o...
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Sunset on Palos Verdes Coast

February 07, 2016 - Palos Verdes, California February 7, 2016 I was walking along a narrow dirt path that followed the cliff’s edge from t...
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Broken Water Pipe at Sunset

February 03, 2016 - Redondo Beach January 30, 2016 I was strolling along the Esplanade in Redondo Beach on late afternoon when the setting...
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A Stormy Night along Santa Monica Bay

February 01, 2016 - A stormy Night January 30, 2016 Here is an early evening along the southern part of Redondo Beach, close to the dolphi...
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Reflections of Sunset

January 31, 2016 - Redondo Beach January 30, 2016 I was walking, one late afternoon, along a northern section of the Esplanade in Redondo...
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Cowboys on Redondo Beach

January 29, 2016 - South of Redondo Beach Pier January 16, 2016 I was returning from Hermosa Beach after a long afternoon walk and stoppe...
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Hitchcock Approach to Photography

January 23, 2016 - Seasonal Decorations Redondo Beach, California 7 December 2015 As the holiday season progressed, I took my little Lei...
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Dark Pool and Plants

December 21, 2015 - Everglades South Florida August 17, 2012 In addition to ferns, I enjoy sloshing around the Everglades, exploring its...
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Ferns in sunlight and shadow

December 18, 2015 - Loxahatchee Cypress Swamp January 11, 2014 I like ferns hence there are several pictures of ferns scattered throughout...
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Rust and Ruin in Train Yard

December 10, 2015 - Sykesville, Maryland July 15, 2006 Sykesville, Maryland is a little agricultural and railroad town of about 4400 peopl...
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Park in Downtown Brooklyn

November 27, 2015 - Brooklyn, New York November 27, 2015 Here is a beautiful little park hidden inside a rectangular crater of new high-ri...
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Fallen Leaf Among River Rocks

November 20, 2015 - October 31, 2011 Near Falls of the New River Above Beckley, West Virginia As you can see, this is a dead leaf washed...
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Corvids Gathering At Canal Edge

November 13, 2015 - May 12, 2013 Boynton Beach, Florida Crows, ravens, and magpies are corvids. They are, next to Parrots and Macaws, the...
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Double Masted Schooner Late Evening

November 09, 2015 - Key Largo, Florida February 19, 2014 The nice thing about south Florida, and especially the long chain of islands know...
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Staircase in the Late Afternoon

November 08, 2015 - July, 2015 Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California Also taken about the same time (but later in the day) as the window...
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Malaga Cove Window on 4th of July

November 06, 2015 - July, 2015 Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California Window reflections combined with the window's actual contents form a...
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Ghost of the Photographer

October 26, 2015 - Nighttime, small town along Atlantic Coast South Florida, August, 2013 Here is an example of how much I pay attentio...
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Bridge over Intercostal Waterway

October 19, 2015 - Lantana, Florida June, 2013 Since returning to Southern California from south Florida, I really haven’t done much nigh...
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Our Friend, The Common Fly

October 17, 2015 - Boynton Beach, Florida Summertime, 2014 A few years ago (as those of you who have followed my journal know) I was livi...
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Wall of Old Bricks (Detail)

October 15, 2015 - Along the Miami River October, 2011 I like bricks. And weathered concrete. And old stucco. And timeworn stones. I stum...
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Rail Siding in Victorville

October 08, 2015 - Victorville, California September, 2015 I really love the quiet, barren, loneliness of the Mojave Desert. And so I reg...
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Highway into Downtown Las Vegas

September 25, 2015 - Las Vegas, Nevada From the Cosmopolitan September 20, 2015 I suspect a majority of you would agree that Las Vegas is...
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Cell Tower

September 22, 2015 - November, 2013 Delray Beach, Florida In addition to water pipes across canals and railroad crossings, I am often capti...
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Water Pipe over Boynton Beach Canal

September 19, 2015 - Boynton Beach, Florida November, 2013 Next to my temporary residence in Boynton Beach, Florida, ran a series of meande...
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Crossing North of Delray Beach

September 18, 2015 - November, 2013 Delray Beach, Florida I suspect most photographers are interested in railroads. They are great moving m...
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Mortar Impression on a Wall

September 10, 2015 - Cary, North Carolina June 27, 2006 When I lived in Morrisville, North Carolina, about ten years ago, I spent quite a f...
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Not so Modern Communications

September 07, 2015 - A ugust 3, 2015 Late Afternoon Redondo Beach, California Like most of you, I like the late evenings and the early mor...
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Late Afternoon Patio in Big Sur

September 05, 2015 - Nepenthe July 24, 2015 Here is a late afternoon image of the second floor patio at Nepenthe in Big Sur about an hour a...
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Elephant Seals

September 04, 2015 - Cambria, California July 24, 2015 Elephant seals After a lunch at Nepenthe in Big Sur, I followed the coast highway a...
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Late Afternoon on the Esplanade

August 26, 2015 - Along the Esplanade Redondo Beach, California August 3, 2015 Sometimes the elements conspire to blend light and darkn...
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Stacked Boats on the Santa Cruz Pier

August 13, 2015 - Santa Cruz, California July 22, 2015 A few months ago I was staying at the Darling House, a small Bed and Breakfast al...
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The Apartment as Still Life

August 07, 2015 - The Apartments, Redondo Beach, California August 3, 2015 I am always fascinated by the everyday patterns of shadows i...
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Front Porch in the Late Afternoon

August 03, 2015 - Front Porch Along the Esplanade, Redondo Beach, California August 3, 2015 I like the way late afternoon sunlight thr...
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Santa Claus, Nevada

July 24, 2015 - Remains of Santa's Land Santa Claus, Arizona July 19, 2015 I crossed over the new Hoover Dam Bridge into Nevada and f...
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The Ruins of Ryolite

July 23, 2015 - Ryolite, Nevada July 18, 2015 Frank Carroll and I left Amargosa Valley, drove back into Nevada and on into the middle...
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On the Edge of Death Valley

July 21, 2015 - Edge of Death Valley Amargosa Valley, California July 18, 2015 In mid-July, I checked into the historic Boulder City...
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The Big Pink Wall

July 16, 2015 - Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, California July 10, 2015 I was walking around the Riviera Village in Redondo Beach a...
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Table and Chairs, a Still Life

July 13, 2015 - Table and Chairs On Balcony of Sea Front Apartment June 28, 2015 I walked past an apartment building sitting high on...
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Afternoon in the MGM, Las Vegas

July 11, 2015 - MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas, Nevada October, 2014 I only live a few hours’ drive from Las Vegas and I often pass by thi...
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Stairs to Second Floor Landing

July 10, 2015 - Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, California July, 2015 A large part of being a photographer (and a writer) is the act...
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Rain Drops after a Thunderstorm

July 09, 2015 - Late Afternoon Boynton Beach, Florida June, 2014 About twenty minutes after the first of a particularly fierce band o...
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Evening from my Balcony

July 08, 2015 - Looking West (Obviously) Redondo Beach, California September, 2014 I live in Redondo Beach, a block east of the Espla...
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A Study in Grey

July 05, 2015 - Warehouse Outside Miami, Florida October, 2012 Photographing low contrast scenes can be difficult. Well, for me they...
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Wetlands West of Jupiter, Florida

July 03, 2015 - Northern Florida Wetlands West of Jupiter, Florida September, 2013 A few miles north of Palm Beach off I-95, west of...
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Sunset over Redondo Beach

July 02, 2015 - Along the Esplanade Redondo Beach, California December, 2017 This picture was taken on Pearl Harbor Day. I was prepar...
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Light on a Brick Wall

July 01, 2015 - Around The Yard in Chapel Hill August, 2014 I am always looking for the unusual, the fleeting, and the the strange in...
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Vines and Leaves in Shadows

June 30, 2015 - In the Cypress Swamps Northern Everglades, South Florida September, 2013 When autumn comes to the Everglades, the wat...
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Late Summer Thunder Storm

June 28, 2015 - An Incoming August Thunderstorm Normandy Isle, Miami Beach, Florida August 17, 2012 For a while, now over five years...
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Nighttime on Ocean Avenue

June 27, 2015 - Near Boynton Beach, Florida April, 2014 I occasionally like to get out in the late evening and explore the world throu...
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A Place for Surfers and Penitents

June 25, 2015 - Palos Verdes, California A Quiet Evening December, 2014 Just a mile or so south of my place in Redondo Beach are the...
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Wet Autumn Leaves Among Vines

June 24, 2015 - Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, California December, 2014 Like the cloudy days of the “June Gloom”, late fall and ear...
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A June Afternoon in Aptos, California

June 22, 2015 - Aptos, California June 18, 2015 In the middle to late 1950s and early 1960s, when I was a kid, my father and mother wo...
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A Yard in Santa Cruz

June 21, 2015 - Near Santa Cruz, California June, 2015 Recently I spent a week in Aptos and Santa Cruz working on a project with my fr...
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Lost Hills Oil Field

June 20, 2015 - Lost Hills Oil Fields June 16, 2015 As part of my work, I’ve found myself frequently driving from Redondo Beach (just...
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Oreign Domestic Marine

June 18, 2015 - The Abandoned Machine Shop October, 2013 On the back streets of Delray Beach, Florida, on the western side of the rail...
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Hole in the Pink Wall

June 17, 2015 - Redondo Beach, California May, 2015 I like odd patterns. I particularly like dark patterns against bright colors. Behi...
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Main Line through Delray Beach

June 16, 2015 - Delray Beach, Florida September, 2013 There is an old single track railroad that begins (or ends, depending on your pe...
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Trivet on a Flag Stone Floor

June 16, 2015 - Chapel Hill, North Carolina January, 2015 Little, interesting patterns can crop up almost anywhere. Late one afternoon...
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Banana Tree Leaf in Everglades Pool

June 15, 2015 - Green Cay Wetlands West of Delray Beach, Florida November, 2013 The Everglades, one of my favorite places when I live...
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On the Streets of Chapel Hill

June 14, 2015 - Along Franklin Street Chapel Hill, North Carolina July, 28, 2014 Summer afternoons in Chapel Hill are always fun. Thi...
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Window off Catalina Avenue

June 10, 2015 - May 28, 2015 Redondo Beach, California In search of the unusual I often find myself driving to Big Sur, the Monterey P...
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Reflections on a Cloudy Day

June 09, 2015 - Redondo Beach, California Along the Esplanade June, 2015 We are now in the June Gloom, a time when the skies are over...
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On a Corner in Hermosa Beach

June 08, 2015 - Hermosa Beach, California May, 2015 If you wander around the side streets of Hermosa Beach you'll encounter many brigh...
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Side Street at Night in Riviera Village

June 07, 2015 - Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, California March, 2015 A young woman, whose real name shall remain a deeply guarded s...
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Dragonfly on a Tire

June 04, 2015 - Kinder Farm Park, Severna Park, Maryland July, 2005 When I’m in the east I particularly like old farms, deserted indu...
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Second Floor Stair Well

June 02, 2015 - Redondo Beach, California On Catalina Avenue, May, 2015 In keeping with my objective of finding the interesting in th...
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Relocating After the Fire

May 28, 2015 - Hermosa Beach, California Summer, 2008 One sunny weekend afternoon I was walking through Hermosa Beach and decided to...
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Hermosa Beach (Study 2)

May 26, 2015 - Along the Beach Hermosa Beach, California May 18, 2015 Hermosa Beach, like Manhattan Beach, its neighbor to the north...
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In the Woods of Eastern Virginia

May 25, 2015 - Off I-95 North of Richmond Autumn, 2005 When I lived in North Carolina, I’d frequently drive up to visit friends in An...
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Beach Construction

May 24, 2015 - Redondo Beach, California September, 2006 I enjoy exploring tidal pools, wandering through sea lion colonies (with due...
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A Walkway in Baltimore

May 19, 2015 - Summer, 2006 Baltimore, Maryland I was finally in Baltimore, Maryland. I’d spent all morning driving up from North Car...
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Hermosa Beach (Study 1)

May 18, 2015 - Along the Beach Hermosa Beach, California May 18, 2015 On a clear, cool early afternoon, having little else to to wit...
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The Fine Art Oxymoron

May 16, 2015 - Along the Pacific Coast Highway Redondo Beach, California Late Spring, 2015 One late afternoon as I was walking along...
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Full Service

May 11, 2015 - I-95 in South Georgia June, 2010 Along I-95 heading north, just inside the Georgia Border, is an exit onto a nearly de...
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Rushes in an Everglade Pool

May 09, 2015 - Northern Everglades West of Delray Beach, Florida February, 2011 On moving back to the west coast from south Florida,...
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Light on a Concrete Wall

May 08, 2015 - Parking Building Wall Deerfield Beach, Florida August 10, 2014 One sunny afternoon I was rambling around Deerfield Be...
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Old Blue-Green Maintenance Shed

May 07, 2015 - Port Royal, Virginia July 27, 2006 On the Virginia side of the Potomac River, across the Nice Bridge, is the small Ear...
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Third Floor of the MGM Grand

May 06, 2015 - MGM Grand Las Vegas, Nevada October, 2014 I was in Las Vegas, as part of a contingent from the consulting side of my...
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Window in Old Court Bulding

May 03, 2015 - Pittsboro, North Carolina June, 2006 Just outside the small town of Pittsboro, North Carolina, along a well-travelled...
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Down in A Mountain Valley

April 30, 2015 - West Beyond Hancock, Maryland September, 2008 In late September I was snaking my way, on a series of back roads, over...
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Still Life in White and Grey

April 30, 2015 - Somewhere near Delray Beach April, 2013 I don’t remember where I discovered this table and chair sitting next to a clu...
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Photography as Art

April 29, 2015 - There are times when the underlying art of photography is clearly revealed through an act of serendipity. Here is one su...
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Leaves in Sunlight

April 28, 2015 - Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California March, 2015 The little community of Malaga Cove sits on the lower edge of the P...
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Little Lost Town in South Carolina

April 26, 2015 - Overgrown Town off I-95 Somewhere in South Carolina August, 2013 Actually, I'm not really sure where this town is loc...
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Abandoned Gold Mine Near Searchlight

April 25, 2015 - North of Searchlight, Nevada April 19, 2015 Last Saturday morning I climbed in my geriatric SUV at 4.30am and headed e...
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Still Life in Green and White

April 20, 2015 - Plants and Shadows Delray Beach, Florida June, 2010 Repeating a brief introduction from my Still Life in Red, A stil...
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On the Plains of Western Texas

April 17, 2015 - Winter on the Panhandle Adrian, Texas January, 2009 As I’ve mentioned elsewhere in my journals, one of my favorite st...
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Dogwood Blossoms in North Carolina

April 15, 2015 - Dogwood Bloom Raleigh, North Carolina Springtime, 2006 I once lived just outside Cary, North Carolina along Crabtree...
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Photographer on the Prowl

April 14, 2015 - Around Deerfield Beach November 15, 2012 4.18pm Occasionally every photographer, in his or her single-minded attention...
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October Foliage No. 2

April 13, 2015 - October Foliage On Parking Lot Asphalt Princeton, New Jersey October, 2005 On a cold October afternoon, now a decade...
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October Foliage No. 1

April 09, 2015 - New River Basin Hinton, West Virginia October, 2012 Each October for the past four or five years, as I have mention...
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Star Burst Among the Hedges

April 08, 2015 - Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California March 28, 2015 I was completing an afternoon of photography at the an old Unite...
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Small Cabaña off Biscayne Bay

April 06, 2015 - Normandy Isle, Miami Beach, Florida June, 2012 One early summer afternoon, camera in hand (as usual), I was strolling...
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Wildflower in Cypress Swamp

April 03, 2015 - Cypress Swamp, Everglades, January 11, 2014 On the borders of the Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge along the remains of a...
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Figure on a Stucco Wall (Palos Verdes)

March 30, 2015 - United Church of Christ (1939) Malaga Cove, Palos Verdes, California March 28, 2015 A week or so ago, on a bright su...
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Still Life in Black and Shades of Brown

March 21, 2015 - Miami Beach, Florida August 21, 2012 One late afternoon I was ambling west back to Collins Avenue in the northern exte...
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Sunset at Pelican Bay

March 16, 2015 - Pelican Bay, Looking North, Palos Verdes, California Late afternoon and early evening photography along the Pacific O...
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A Place to Relax and Ponder the World

March 12, 2015 - I particularly like scenes where clutter, shadow, sunlight, rich tones, and randomness all come together to create a str...
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A Tree Grows on Mariposa

March 11, 2015 - The Pacific Coast Highway snakes out of metropolitan Los Angeles, heading south, where it turns west through the town of...
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The Empty Room

March 03, 2015 - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Franklin Street, Middle Afternoon July 28, 2014 A mid-summer’s day in Chapel Hill, Nort...
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Evening Over Santa Monica Bay

March 02, 2015 - Sometimes I like to take simple, personal pictures. That is the subject of my current journal entry. From the balcony of...
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Still Life in Red

February 28, 2015 - A still life (plural still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace obje...
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Oil Tankers Off Manhattan Beach

February 26, 2015 - Manhattan Beach, California Early Evening November 27, 2006 Even an unplanned snapshot in failing light can have a se...
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Five Ordinary Things

February 23, 2015 - Unusual, unique [n.] "single, solitary," from 16c. Middle French unique, from Latin unicus "only, single, sole, alone of...
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Overgrown Ruins in Kinder Farm

February 11, 2015 - Severna Park, Maryland Early afternoon, July 17, 2010 West of Severna Park, Maryland, tucked in a reserve of third gr...
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Man pondering Junk

January 26, 2015 - Raleigh, North Carolina Late Afternoon, September, 2007 Every weekend during the late spring through the early fall y...
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Foggy Afternoon on Santa Monica Bay

January 22, 2015 - One foggy afternoon in mid-January I put on my Nike Fuel Cell, grabbed my Leica, and began my walk up to the cliffs alon...
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Riviera Village in Redondo Beach

January 20, 2015 - I occasionally like to use window reflections to gain a different perspective on the world. More often than not, the ref...
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Modern Skeletons on Redondo Beach

January 18, 2015 - The face of the Esplanade in Redondo Beach is slowly but inexorably changing. Once dotted with small often brightly colo...
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Green and White Cabana on Miami Beach

November 12, 2014 - Off Collins Avenue Miami Beach, Florida Summertime, 2013 Along the wide stretches of white sand that run along the At...
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Fir Trees in Shadow and Sunlight

November 11, 2014 - Delray Beach, Florida August, 2013 Sometimes the interplay between sun and shadow, perspective and vision, seeing and...
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A Gallery of Everyday Patterns

November 10, 2014 - Normandy Isle, Mimi Beach, Florida, Autumn, 2011 Reaching back into my archives, here are some simple objects and the...
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Little Abandoned House on the Desert

November 09, 2014 - Abandoned House East Mojave Desert, California October, 2014 On my way back from Boulder City (Nevada) I turned off o...
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Art Deco Apartment in Miami Beach

November 08, 2014 - Along the Miami River, Normandy Isle, November 4, 2012 Just west of the Miami River Bridge connecting Normandy Isle t...
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Late Afternoon Sunlight and Shadows

November 07, 2014 - Riviera Village Redondo Beach, California October, 2014 Even amateur photographers have a generally good handle about...
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Vines on a Rusty Trellis

November 06, 2014 - Trellis in wooded lot Severna Park, Maryland June, 2006 Sometimes a pattern just "pops", that is, it seems to appear...
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Lighthouse and Catalina Island #2

November 05, 2014 - Point Vicente Light House November 2, 2014 Just south of Redondo Beach along the coast of Palos Verdes is the Point Vi...
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Deserted Building Complex

October 31, 2014 - Abandoned Buildings in Afternoon Light Normandy Isle, Miami Beach, Florida August, 2012 Next to the Miami River Bridg...
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Murals at Venice Beach

October 30, 2014 - Venice Beach South of Santa Monica May 13, 2007 Here is a brief overview of some murals found around Venice Beach (ju...
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Address of Zen Bell and Stone Store

October 29, 2014 - Catalina Avenue, Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, California October 2014 I was strolling through the Riviera Village...
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Tagged and Abandoned Amusement Park

October 27, 2014 - East of Barstow, California October, 2014 A few miles east of Barstow on Route 15, just to the north, sits what appear...
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Reflections at Morikami Gardens

October 19, 2014 - MoriKami Gardens 4000 Morikami Park Rd, Delray Beach, Florida May, 2013 One Saturday afternoon, after relocating a v...
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Modesty is a Fern's Shadow

October 18, 2014 - Consignment Stores Delray beach, Florida August, 2014 Well, partial modesty. I was walking one Saturday afternoon in...
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Patterns in Concrete

October 16, 2014 - Patterns in Concrete and Metal Redondo Beach, California October 15, 2014 Sometimes a simple pattern of shadows and f...
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Café on Catalina Avenue

October 14, 2014 - Café on Catalina Avenue Redondo Beach, California October 11, 2014 In the late afternoon the sun sets over Santa Moni...
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Roses in Shadows

August 05, 2014 - Miami Beach, Off Collins Avenue November, 2012 Sometimes the strange beauty of sunlight, shadow, and color can be fou...
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Delray Beach Power Switching Station

August 03, 2014 - On a bright early summer afternoon, I was strolling along the railroad tracks that parallel Second Avenue in Delray Beac...
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Sun Breaking Through Storm Clouds

August 02, 2014 - Sunlight on the stormy waters of Santa Monica Bay Early December, 2009 One winter day, when I lived in Redondo Beach,...
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Palos Verdes Cliffs in the Late Afternoon

August 01, 2014 - September, 2008 Palos Verdes, Californina South of my apartment on the Esplanade in Redondo Beach are the high cliffs...
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Lamp Post on Ocean Avenue

July 31, 2014 - Lamp Post on Ocean Avenue July, 2014 Tucked away between open weedy fields, railroad tracks, and old commercial buildi...
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Angel in the Window

July 30, 2014 - Angel on Ocean Avenue July, 2014 Here is a gift shop window along Ocean Avenue in Boynton Beach. I took this with my c...
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Franklin and Church Street, Chapel Hill

July 29, 2014 - On Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, North Carolina July, 2014 These are pictures I took while visiting my youngest daug...
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Sleeping Cat at Nursery

July 26, 2014 - On one sunny weekday afternoon, along with a few friends, I’d driven down to the Living Color Gardening Center (here), a...
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A Vine in the Cypress Swamp

July 24, 2014 - On a bright weekday morning I was wandering around the remains of the old cypress swamp in the northern Everglades about...
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Night Time in South Carolina

July 23, 2014 - Late at night, on a drive from Boynton Beach, Florida to visit my family in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, I exited inters...
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The Nature of Patterns and Shadows

July 20, 2014 - Still Life in Shadows A year or two ago, when I was initially designing this web site (but long before I put the design...
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The Miami Beach Post Office

July 19, 2014 - Byzantine wall outside Normandy Branch of Miami Post Office November, 2012 Just over the Miami River Bridge, on the le...
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Incoming Storm over Boynton Beach

July 18, 2014 - View from my place in Boynton Beach, Looking west June, 2014 Summer is a time of intense thunderstorms here in south F...
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Wooden Fence on Santa Monica Bay

July 17, 2014 - Old plank fence along the cliffs just north of Redondo Beach On the sandy berms lining Santa Monica Bay just north of R...
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Rear of Motel in Lantana, Florida

July 16, 2014 - Old motel at night, on side street offf the Federal Highway One late night onUS1 (Federal Highway) just below the town...
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Iron Grapes in Sunlight

July 15, 2014 - Caught in the afternoon sun, the fence on a low balcony September, 2012 Occasionally you can walk along a neighborhood...
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Normandy Apartments

July 13, 2014 - Close-up of the Sign over the Normandy Apartments I was strolling along Bay Drive in Miami Beach one afternoon when I n...
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Racing to the Shore Under a Storm

July 07, 2014 - Trawler and sailboat race for shore before the storm September, 2009 From the ninth floor balcony of my apartment on R...
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Rain Puddles on Ceramic Tiles

July 01, 2014 - Summer, 2012 After a thunderstorm swept by One late morning after a wild thunderstorm blew across the bay, over my con...
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Morning sunlight on Biscayne Bay

June 30, 2014 - Looking east from my place on Biscayne Bay July, 2012 When I lived on Normandy Isle at the northeastern extent of Bisc...
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White on White, Door to Nowhere

June 29, 2014 - A gated door overgrown with vines on a white wall June, 2012 I found this door to nowhere on the side of an abandoned...
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Building on Old Dixie Highway (A Group)

June 28, 2014 - Shadows on a home by Dixie Highway, A triptych of views The sparseness of Florida’s buildings and the flatness of its w...
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Congress and Boynton Beach Boulevard

June 27, 2014 - Looking west along Boynton Beach Boulevard Occasionally I like to shoot into the sun at high speed, moderate aperture (...
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Shadows on Mariposa Avenue

June 24, 2014 - Sunday afternoon palm tree and electrical tower shadows on utility warehouse The limbic system of my well-formed amphib...
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Church off Old Dixie Highway

June 22, 2014 - The sun setting throws light on a monolithic church building On a nameless back street between Boynton Beach and Lantan...
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Little Flower Shop on the Highway

June 21, 2014 - Flower shop at sunset in the afternoon sunlight I discovered this flower shop (above) early one evening. I liked the so...
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Midnight Dragonflies

June 20, 2014 - Metal dragonfly beneath harbor lights I was out with my camera one late night, wandering around the side streets that r...
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Red Flowers on Yellow Wall

June 19, 2014 - Shadows dominate this scene of vines against a yellow cinder block wall. I stumbled on this little microcosm one sunny a...
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Windows on a Pink Wall

June 17, 2014 - A warm afternoon on Normandy Isle; shadows and windows and pink stucco Florida architecture (and I use that term in its...
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Empty Parking Lot

June 16, 2014 - Deserted parking lot west of Federal Highway in Boynton Beach Not every photograph I like has a subtle pattern or a dee...
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Tree with Red Flowers

June 15, 2014 - West of Boynton Beach, Florida; tree framed against stormy skies After a Sunday morning of replacing my thread-bare tir...
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Beneath the Storm Clouds

June 12, 2014 - Houses off Seacrest Boulevard under morning thunderclouds I am finding the fish-eye-like properties of my new Nikkor 16...
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Walkway in Mid-Town Miami

June 11, 2014 - Walkway at 3250 2nd Avenue in Mid-Town The mid-town section of Miami is an interesting community in transition between...
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East Ocean Cafe

June 10, 2014 - East Ocean Cafe at 412 East Ocean Avenue The main commerce section of Boynton Beach, unlike many of its neighboring com...
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Demons on George Bush Boulevard

June 09, 2014 - A stone plaque on a stone wall buried behind palm trees I took a stroll around the eastern edge of Delray Beach one day...
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Federal Express Delivery

June 08, 2014 - Idling Federal Express Truck during delivery One slightly overcast afternoon I was standing by a third storey window in...
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Red Leaves and Tangled Vines

June 07, 2014 - Late afternoon fence buried in deep shadows Here we have an image from a Saturday morning walk along the northern outsk...
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Railroad Crossing on Federal Highway

June 05, 2014 - A railroad crossing. late at night, at Hypoluxo and Federal Highway An old railroad mainline runs from the Florida Keys...
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Closing Time At Oceans 234

June 04, 2014 - Close to Midnight; closing up after all the customers are gone Oceans 234 is a wonderful, upscale restaurant on A1A, th...
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Red Flowers in the Shadows and Light

June 03, 2014 - A cluster of red flowers light from the side, emerging from the shadows Sometimes I go in search of the unusual in the...
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Motel South Pacific

June 02, 2014 - Hotel South Pacific, Biscayne Boulevard and 63rd Street Saturday Morning, 5am The bright red and blue neon sign of the...
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Immediately After Locking the Doors

May 31, 2014 - Ice creme shop on the A1A in Deerfield, Florida I was driving back late at night from a dinner with friends off the Ore...
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A Table and Other Artifacts

May 29, 2014 - A Table along Second Avenue in Midtown Miami Sometimes I like to stop and consider ordinary objects and places, how the...
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On Being a Photographer

May 27, 2014 - In the world of photography there are two populations of photographers – the folks who do things the right way and the f...
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Late Night Behind the Market

May 24, 2014 - Behind the bakery and village market in north Boynton Beach (Florida) I enjoy photographing small towns, industrial sit...
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Car Lit by Apartment Lights

May 22, 2014 - A car's outline is marked by the apartment walkway lights Not far from where I live in Boynton Beach (Florida) are a lo...
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Reflections at the Sailing Club

May 19, 2014 - Reflections in the club bar overlaid with map image One late rainy afternoon my friend Peter and I were sitting around...
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Oil Refinery outside El Segundo

May 16, 2014 - The refracting towers of the Chevron Refinery outside El Segundo Before I found a more or less permanent place on the E...
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Decaying Stove Exhaust on Wall

May 15, 2014 - A rusted and decaying exhaust pipe on a defunct restaurant Getting texture, depth, details, and the exposure correct in...
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An Old Corps of Engineers Canal

May 14, 2014 - A old early twentieth century canal dug by the Army Corps of Engineers First a disclaimer. In the late 1960s I served...
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Gull flying over the Miami River

May 13, 2014 - The Miami River looking north from Normandy Isle; A lone gull makes its way south Normandy Isle sits towards the northe...
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Connecting to the Power Grid

May 08, 2014 - Electrical connections scattered across the walls of an apartment building View #1 Sometimes you need only look to find...
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Foggy Day on Redondo Beach

May 06, 2014 - Fog over Redondo Beach between Avenue A and E December, 2007 In the winter (as much as such a thing exists in southern...
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Birds on the Shore at Sunset

May 05, 2014 - Gulls on the shore of Santa Monica Bay at twilight January, 2008 When the sun sets on Santa Monica Bay, the ocean roll...
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Views of Midtown Miami

April 30, 2014 - Palm trees and shadows along a wall facing First Avenue I was in the Midtown section of Miami this afternoon meeting wi...
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Signs and Other Patterns

April 29, 2014 - Shadow of gate to Bayshore Condominiums (910 Bay Drive) There are signs of global warming in the arctic. There are sign...
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Back Street in Manhattan Beach

April 17, 2014 - Back street in Manhattan Beach under the bright light before a storm November, 2006 Sometimes chaos and shadow and the...
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After the Rain

April 15, 2014 - Shadows and rain droplets in the sun after a thunderstorm I was sitting one late afternoon on my back sundeck (fully en...
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Monochrome at Night

April 05, 2014 - Back Alleyway near the Marina, after midnight, in Lantana, Florida Now and then, after midnight, I have been roaming ar...
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Above the Crowds

April 02, 2014 - Just south of Santa Monica, along the Pacific Ocean, lies the tiny performance-art capital of Venice Beach, once the hom...
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Being One with the Cosmos

March 30, 2014 - Cedar Tree on the Cliffs of Palos Verdes, California South of Redondo Beach are the cliffs of the Palos Verdes penins...
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Window on Chatham Street

March 24, 2014 - Maintenance tools and Paint Splattered Cover-Alls; Cary, North Carolina October 3, 2006 One sunny fall day I found mys...
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A Strategy of Patterns and Contrast

March 14, 2014 - Looking North from the Trump National Golf Club, Late Afternoon This is a picture of the Pacific Ocean, actually the so...
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Roof Top Hide-a-Way

March 11, 2014 - A small apartment on top of roof along the Esplanade September, 2008 Redondo Beach, California From my ninth floor ap...
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Shadows in the Late Afternoon

March 10, 2014 - Shadows of trees against the side of a house October, 2012 I was strolling slowly along a back street one late afterno...
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