Why Dublin…Why Not?

One winter afternoon an independent movie about an Irish singer trying to make his mark on the music industry was on and I found myself watching for no better reason than it was what was on. The film took place in Dublin, a place I never really thought about traveling to. Much of the film was recorded in the Temple Bar area of Dublin, an area I knew nothing about in a...

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Happy 4th of July

American Pride. That is the name of this car from the B&O Railroad museum. This car had very interesting colors and I thought I could make a decent HDR attempt at capturing it. This turned out to be one of my favorite HDR pictures. The museum offers a multitude of color, texture and rust, three things can can be very appealing in HDR photography and in some weird...

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US Open

Spent the day at the practice round for the 2014 US Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Since photography is only permitted during the practice rounds I figured this would be a good chance to attempt my first golf photography. I only could carry one lens attached to the camera so I chose the 70-200mm 2.8 because of the limited access. It also helps to know the course layout...

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Blackwater Falls

What is Tannic Acid, I thought. My interest was piqued. I had to see this. I had just put down the travel guide to the West Virginia State Parks after reading about Blackwater Falls State Park and how the water was black from Tannic Acid. The snow was falling heavily and I was over an hour from this treasure. Was it worth the risk to drive in these conditions? Well, we...

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Ready to Jump

I decided to grill out one afternoon and went to remove the cover on the grill. This is when I first met Froggie. He was suctioned to the top of my grill. I couldn’t turn on the grill at this point for fear of toasting my new found friend. What to do? Well, I did what any aspiring photo-enthusiast would do, run to the nearest camera. I was hoping that he...

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