Return of the Solarcan

A few years ago, I invested in a Kickstarter for a Solarcan – a homemade camera that captured the movement of the sun over a period of months. I bought five Solarcans in the process, and one of them actually produced a photo that eventually appeared at the New York State Fair. Oh yeah. I…

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Results from the 2018 New York State Fair

So let’s recap. After getting shut out in 2017 – and in 2016 – and in 2014 – one of my pictures broke through and made it to the walls of the second floor of the Harriet May Mills Art Center at the New York State Fair, effectively stopping the #syracurse streak.  For now.  Whether…

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The Drive of Shame, 2018 Edition (UPDATE: ONE GOT THROUGH!!)

Good morning.  I have to write this blog post early, because by the time you read it, I’ll be on the highway to Syracuse. Let me explain. The New York State Fair requires that all non-accepted entries for the photography competition be claimed today.  Of the six entries I submitted for 2018, three of them…

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My photography entries in the 2018 New York State Fair are …

The Syracurse. That’s what I’m currently dealing with. For the past two years, and in three of the last four years, I’ve submitted entries to the New York State Fair’s photography competition … and they’ve all been rejected. Urgh. Syracurse indeed. However … this year I am hoping … hoping hoping hoping … that the…

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