My entries for the 2021 Big E photography competition

While COVID-19 clobbered all my usual photo competition events, the Big E held a series of online photo competitions, each one with a specific theme. My photo of the Jericho Drive-In – which at that time, was being used to host a high school graduation – claimed a best in category and, technically, its own…

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A little pink postcard from Des Moines, 2021 edition

Okay. Deep breath. There is a pink postcard in my mailbox. Not a canary yellow postcard, as has arrived in the past, but a neon pink one. The postcard came all the way from Des Moines, Iowa, home of the Iowa State Fair, or as I call it, one of the spokes in my 2021…

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My entries for the 2021 Iowa State Fair Photography Competition

And on Friday afternoon … Competition Season 2021 officially began for me. I sent four photos to the Iowa Sate Fair’s Photography Salon. I’ve had some success with Iowa in the past – in 2018, two of my pictures made the walls of the art gallery on the Fairgrounds, with What the Grasshopper Saw taking…

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A Steam Locomotive Audible. Strasburg Number 90.

Last week, when I returned from my excursion to photograph the steam locomotives at Pennsylvania’s Strasburg Rail Road, I went through the shots captured and pulled out two nice-looking images. They’re here. I liked both of them, I really did. But there was something on each one that, well, I could have submitted them as…

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