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I recently came across a new fun little app from the creators of Percolator, called Popsicolor. I know, I know, how many apps does a girl really need? Lots! Let’s start off by saying this app is great for a … Continue reading
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So what can you do with your iPhone? Some really cool stuff. For this edition of “how did she do that”, I wanted to break down the apps used for an image of a Ballerina. Starting with this basic image, … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I got together with some fellow photographer friends for some fun photo taking. We had an idea to hop on the Light Rail and explore the stops along the train line.
We began at a station in SoDo, south of Downtown, then headed up towards Westlake Center. Taking some time to photograph the station.
Then heading into the shopping center above the station, I found some ant people along the way.
Our next destination was the Pioneer Square Station:
Then we hopped back on to the train and headed towards the Georgetown neighbourhood for a light lunch and more photo taking. These are my fave shots from the Arty Trailer Park setup in that area. These trailers are open during the Georgetown Art Attack, which I always seem to miss. However I love going down here to shoot when no one is around, makes for an interesting background, from another time.
All of these images were taking with the Olympus Pen E-P2 with the 17mm f/2.8 lens. Edited in Lightroom3. The “Diorama” Art filter was applied, in camera to the ants!
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Tagged Georgetown, Light-Rail, Lightrail, m.zuiko 17mm f/2.8 lens, olympus pen ep-2, Photostroll, photowalk, Pioneer Square, public transportation, SoDo, Train, Westlake Center
Today is one of those days that could slip away from certain people, more than others. Father’s Day.
When you have someone around everyday you get used to it, and when they’re gone, unfortunately you get used to that as well. Yesterday, while in Fremont for the Solstice Parade I went to a spot along the canal that has a couple of benches, just to sit and enjoy the day and clear my head a bit. When I looked down at the bench, I found the name Randy, carved into the wood. Randy (Randall, technically but everyone called him Randy), was my Dad’s name. So I of course, took a photo, somehow seemed appropriate given today is Father’s Day and all.
Last night I got to thinking a bit more and today I found a couple of older photos that I thought I would share today.
This is my Dad, sometime in the late 70′s/early 80′s, wearing a Triumph shirt and playing his Stratocaster. Two of his favourite things, Motorcycles and Guitars.
Who was my father?
A craftsman in the construction realm
A man who was the life of the party
A man who loved me
A man I miss, many many days.
Today I focus on memories of him on stage with his bandmates, playing songs from the Beatles, Elvis and beyond. Singing along with them, until the wee hours. Or going to Piedmont Park the one or two days a year when we managed to get some snow and sledding down the big hills. And riding on the back of his Triumph, asking him to drive faster through the Virginia Highlands neighborhood of Atlanta.
I hope that wherever he is, his spirit is making music and having a great time.