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Readers Photo Challenge: Green lighted

The subject of this month’s Readers Photo Challenge of green has been most appropriate. Green is the color of Spring and St. Patrick’s Day was just last week. As you might suspect most had something to do with things that grow. Some used green as the main subject while for others it was just a [...]

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Readers Photo Challenge assignment: Easy being green

In March of 2015 the Readers Photo Challenge assignment was “color” in which any or all colors were acceptable. The current assignment picks a specific color, that color being green. There are a couple of ways you can approach shooting a color. The most obvious is to photograph a scene of subject that is all [...]

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Coming through with flying colors

Color is the subject of the latest Readers Photo Challenge assignment but not just your garden-variety everyday color. Readers were tasked to use color as a part of the composition or as the main subject of the photographs entered. From bright color comprising most of the photo to just accents, color is an essential part [...]

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Readers Photo Challenge: True colors

This month’s Readers Photo Challenge assignment is “color.” We all see in color so taking pictures in color would seem no big deal. But we’re not talking about your garden variety color image. There are times when it doesn’t matter whether a photo is in black or white or in color but sometimes a picture [...]

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Bare naked ladies

My son went on his scout troop’s annual weekend outing trip to the Bodega Dunes campground in Bodega Bay. Though he had a ride there on Friday afternoon, I was to pick him up and ferry two other scouts back home on Sunday morning. I thought it would be a nice opportunity for photos, so [...]

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Just a little color

It was mostly an overcast day on our trip to Soda Springs. The sun made only transient appearances. The subdued lighting, combined with the dark colors worn by most of the skiers, made for a nearly black and white day. Still, there were some small oases of color. The tubes used for sledding down a [...]

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Colors

“Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower” – Albert Camus Although Fall officially started in September, warm temperatures continued until recently. That seems to have delayed the coming of the Fall colors. Leaves are now changing from green to deep reds and golds. But temperatures have taken a downturn and the colors [...]

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True colors

“Blue flower, red thorns! Blue flower, red thorns! Oh, this would be so much easier if I wasn’t color-blind!” – Donkey from Shrek (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor 80-200mm @ 120mm. Exposure: 1/500 sec., @ f/8. ISO: 160.) In June of 2007 Kodak discontinued its 35mm color infrared films. It had some scientific and medical [...]

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