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As I Travel A New Path …

This blog is suspended, hopefully not forever! Smoky Mountain Trail

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One Block In Safety Harbor

Near my home, seated on bluffs above the northwest tip of Tampa Bay called Safety Harbor, lies a city of 16,000 with the same name. Bayshore Drive runs along the water and Main Street runs perpendicular, off to the west. These images were all … Continue reading

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A Dunedin Florida New Year’s Day

Click On Any Image To Enlarge When I drove over this little stream crossing under Alt-US 19, I often glanced at the backyard docks with Gulf of Mexico access.  Today I turned off the narrow highway, parked on Buena Vista, … Continue reading

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A December Walk In The Park

It was a cool 55º as I strolled through Wall Spring Park, a county park on the Gulf coast between Tarpon Springs and Palm Harbor.  Considering the weather and only 6 days before Christmas, it was surprisingly busy. Click any … Continue reading

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Downtown Christmas Walkabout

I had an hour to kill and spent it shooting up 3 blocks of Cleveland Street in downtown Clearwater.  I made 150 exposures, 3 for each image. They were combined in Trey Ratcliff’s new software, Aurora HDR.  This helped ameliorate the … Continue reading

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Visiting The Hospital

With the exception of greeting a newborn child, visiting the hospital is always a dreary business. Photography is not only my avocation, it’s my escape. Concentrating on my craft blocks out all this world’s trouble. What better time to escape … Continue reading

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Crystal, the beach that’s not a beach.

Crystal Beach is an unincorporated seaside community between Tarpon Springs and Dunedin.  There is no beach, just a mud flat, but the community pier and waterfront park is a favorite spot for locals to watch the sunsets.  Just across Gulf Drive … Continue reading

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Laskeside Dining In Branson Missouri

For a small town in the Ozarks, there are more restaurants and theaters in Branson than you can believe. This idyllic spot overlooks lake Taneycomo, ( short for Taney County Missouri). It’s a cold water reservoir formed from the White … Continue reading

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The Dogs of Texture

I’ve been experimenting with the technique of overlaying a base image with multiple images of textures.  My first victims have been from my dog-park friends. So far there have been no complaints. Click to Enlarge  Obviously, I was going for “realism” in these images. Some folks … Continue reading

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Andrews Memorial Chapel – Dunedin, Florida

This former home of the First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin was built in 1888.   The architectural style is called Carpenter Gothic.  In 1929 the building was purchased by the Dunedin Historical Society and moved a few miles to it’s … Continue reading

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