Reverie

Today, this morning, I am looking out my window watching the distant sun rise and thinking about my journey as I watch the building across from me and the lights slowly turn on, one after another, as people begin to wake to their own day and whatever realities they face in this new and unusual…

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Strange Days.

Monday, March 16. 8:45am to 11:50 am This is what the city of Warsaw looks like during lockdown. Taking precaution this morning, I decided to walk to the Stare Miasto and back from Ochota (about 11 km rondtrip). During the walk I observed a city normally bustling and crowded with activity of all types empty…

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Arbitrary Rendezvous in 2019

2019 was an interesting year for me. It was a year of reconciliation and at the same time lots of personal growth. It was a year when I learned to lean on others and ask for help as well as rekindle relationships that had fallen to the side. There were new friends that came into…

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The Art of Our Surroundings

Simplicity and simple situations that makes me stop and look again often make up my own versions of art. Innocent moments that meant something to me without really thinking about what that meaning is, but having captured it, eases my mind a little with the knowledge that its beauty didn’t go unnoticed and will be…

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I blame HAMMER Horror Films for my love of fog.

Its true…. That and a keen imagination heavily insired by Karl Kolchak and Stephen King among others. I could write a serious list of these inspirations but I think it would be safer to say there is hardly a horror film or book that I am not familiar with at this point. But hey…let me…

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Auschwitz-Birkenau. My shadow has grown a bit darker.

A thousand feelings and memories came to my mind at the entrance of the Auschwitz memorial and museum. A lifetime of books, films, articles and conversations referencing the holocaust and the atrocities that were carried out, but not one single thing or any of my life experiences could prepare me for the horror and tangible feel of being at the site and how it would ultimately change my perception once leaving.

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Whatever catches your eye.

“Get outside. It’s all about getting out and walking. That’s the first thing. The second thing is, forget everything you’ve learned on the subject of photography for the moment, and just shoot. Take photographs—of anything and everything, whatever catches your eye. Don’t pause to think. That’s the advice I give people… ” ~ Daido Moriyama…

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Random Warsaw with Sigma ART 35mm 1.4f

very since I had the opportunity to use and test the Sigma ART series a few years back, my heart has been aching to have one of my own. Two weeks ago I made the jump from want to have and purchased the beautiful 35mm 1.4f to accompany me on my daily excursions with my Nikon D750.

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Nothing but the echo of a perpetual past.

Just a few quick shots from earlier today. After the freak snowstorm yesterday, the warm sun left me feeling rejuvinated if not inspired….

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A Celebration of Winter

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.” ― Albert Camus This year, I feel like I had more of…

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