Tag Archive: photos

Aug 10

A Trip to Pennsylvania

I recently took a nice trip to Western Pennsylvania to visit with some of my wife’s family and do a few things with the kids.  We ended up going to the two big Frank Lloyd Wright houses in the area, Kentuck Knob and Fallingwater, as well as visiting Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle State Park and …

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Dec 26

My Favorite Photos of 2013

Another year has gone by, and I want to thank those of you who have come to my site for your support.  Admiring Light has grown a fair bit over the past year, and I’ve made a fair bit of changes in my own photographic world.  I transitioned from predominantly shooting Micro 4/3 to predominantly …

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Oct 22

Morning in the Gorge

This past weekend, I finally had some time to get out and do some proper shooting.  You know, where you get up early to catch the good light, you bring a tripod and really focus on the photography? I try to get out and shoot like this as often as I can, but given the …

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Oct 08

Knowing a Location

It’s been a little while since my last article, but be assured: I’ve got lots in the pipeline (including a review of the Panasonic GX7).  Today I’m going to touch on something I think is very important for photographers who shoot outdoors, and that’s getting to really know a location.  It’s especially important to know …

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Sep 12

First Sign of Fall

While the leaves have not yet begun to turn in earnest yet, the occasional tree here and there is slowly changing color and dropping a few leaves.  Spotted this partially turned leaf that had fallen into a puddle, creating a beautiful splash of color. This was taken with my Olympus OM-D E-M5 and the Voigtländer …

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Jul 21

The Lone Tree

As I was driving yesterday, I drove through some heavy rain, and after it cleared, I noticed the clouds were simply awesome: tons of contrast and waves.  I got off the highway and began searching for a subject to highlight these clouds.  I originally was looking for a vantage point for rolling hills across the …

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Jul 19

Telling a Story: The Chair

Over the past month, I’ve had a chance to sort of do a little photographic storytelling by creating a series of images over time.  On my way to work every day, I pass a series of abandoned parking lots that used to serve a rather large strip mall that has since been demolished.  Usually these …

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Jun 04

Waiting at the Platform

I took about 15 minutes today to finally get out and shoot just a little bit, since I have been working non-stop at home and work.  It’s been a while.  Anyway, there was a great blue heron just waiting along the river dock….and he made quite a striking subject (click to enlarge):

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