Holy crap, how did I forget that I took this photo?

I experiment with different film and digital techniques.  This is how I operate. And some years ago, I rolled some 120 AGFA Scala film onto a 620 spool, and shot eight exposures in my Kodak Medalist II camera.  I sent the film off to the only place in the world that is capable of developing…

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Call for Art: The Thacher Park Annual Nature Art Show

Attention all artists in the Capital Region.  Have you ever painted a nature scene?  Have you ever captured that awesome photo of a bird in flight?  Have you taken something from the world outside and made it a gem inside? Here’s your chance to display it. The Thacher Nature Center at Thacher Park will host…

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My first snowflake photo of the 2019-20 winter season

The snow arrived.  And it arrived in big sheets.  We have a veritable winter wonderland today. And while everyone else is racing to Stewart’s for toilet paper and beer … I’m making sure I have all my connections.  I want snowflake photos. Last year, it took a while for me to get all my settings…

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train … 2019 Edition

Let’s start from the top.  The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train travels throughout the Northern United States and Canada, bringing holiday cheer to hundreds of thousands of people.  If you bring donations of food or money for the local food banks to the train, attendees receive a fun 30-minute concert of holiday tracks and pop /…

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The 2019 PhotoCenter of the Capital District Members’ Show now has a theme …

The PhotoCenter of the Capital District is a great organization for experienced and first-time photographers to advance their crafts.  They hold a “Salon Night” on Tuesday evenings, and there are various “members’ shows” throughout the year. In the past, the PhotoCenter has hosted two “members’ shows” back-to-back – a “Best of the year” show (all…

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A revitalization at the Root Glen

Last Monday was Veteran’s Day, the day when we celebrate those who served.  But for me, I was the one that needed a recalibration of my soul.  I was in a very dark place, both mentally and emotionally. For me, that means only one place.  One place to be by myself, to scream and cry…

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The results of Work of Art 2019

So after four ribbons, three of them blue – it’s time to see if my macro photograph After the Rain can hold its own in a full gallery show. And last night … it had its chance, as one of 35 artworks in the 2019 Work of Art gallery fundraiser for the Albany Institute of…

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The Results of BUILT 2019

On Friday afternoon, I schlepped my three BUILT artworks to the Empire State Plaza museum for the 2019 Historic Albany Foundation BUILT: Albany Architecture Through Artists’ Eyes art show.  I’m hoping that all three pieces find new homes. One wired-up piece (featuring the sign from Hoffman’s Playland), one piece from my latched hook art series…

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So my submission for the Albany Center Gallery Members’ Show is …

The deadline for submission to the Albany Center Gallery Members’ Show is next week.  But with everything else going on – BUILT, the Work of Art at the Albany Institute of History and Art – I plumb forgot.  This can happen when you’re my age.  The three signs of old are are loss of memory…

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