So I heard from the Mohawk Hudson Regionals. And…

I need to take a deep breath. This is different than any of my other Competition Season entries. See, in the past, I’ve tried entering a big prestige art show. And during that time, I tried to hone my craft. I tried getting my photos in these shows. And each time, they’ve been bounced. Then,…

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So I’m going to go splitfilm for my Mid-Hudson Regionals entries.

Many years ago, when I first got involved in photography, I tried establishing my own creative niche, especially in the use of lo-fi film photography. And one of my more successful endeavors involved a concept I called “splitfilm,” where I shot two rolls of film in one camera, or I shot small-format film in medium-format…

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I’m offering a print of The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake to help furloughed workers

There is an old adage, that when your fellow man is in trouble, you help out.  You don’t ask why, you just help out. This is my first step in “helping out.” I hate that government employees – those who protect our skies and protect our food and protect our parks and protect our selves…

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So my 2018 Iowa State Fair ribbon-winning photo is…

I submitted four entries to the Iowa State Fair’s photography competition, and heard back that one of the entries was not only accepted, it won an award. But I don’t know which picture, or what award. Over the weekend, there was an artists’ reception at the Iowa State Fair, where the winners were announced. Unfortunately,…

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So I just heard back from the Iowa State Fair …

Background. Last year, for the first time in three tries, I had artwork accepted at the Iowa State Fair.  Two of my pieces, the infrared graveyard photo Farrell and my perspective piece What the Grasshopper Saw were accepted for display.  And What the Grasshopper Saw took third place in its category. Yeah, I danced around…

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My entries for the 2018 Iowa State Fair are…

And with a simple click of my mouse, my four entries are on their way to McGreevy Pro Lab in Albany for printing.  Once I receive them back, I will ship my entries to Des Moines for the Iowa State Fair’s annual photography competition. In the past, I’ve struggled in this competition – granted, it’s…

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There are my photos, on the big screen!

There I was, sitting in a small auditorium on the RPI campus.  There were maybe about a hundred other people in the room.  And up on the screen… for just a second or two… was my print Low Tide at Sunrise. Background. About a month or two ago, I received word that an RPI student…

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My photo results for the 2013 Durham Fair are…

One of my regular blog readers, Bob Burger, also enters his photographs in competition every year.  I’ve seen his work at the Big E last year, his photos are very impressive. So this year, he and I arranged a “gentleman’s agreement” for the 2013 season.  He wanted to enter his work at the Vermont State…

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My Best Photos of 2011

As the new year begins, I once again look back at the past twelve months of photos and experiments and snapshots and splitfilms, seeing which of my photographs have really stood out for the new year. I said goodbye to some cameras and hello to others. Some of my photos picked up silk – others…

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Lodge’s, Llamas, Agfa-Ansco and other fun things at the New York State Fair

This just in.  5:00 a.m. is an ungodly hour to hit the road for the New York State Fair.  However, it’s the best time to go – especially on a day when EVERYBODY’s going to Saratoga for Travers Day.  Good.  You guys all go fight for parking and lose your money there.  I’ll go in…

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