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Readers Photo Challenge assignment: Vacation

With children returning to school summer is starting to wind down which makes it the perfect time for the next Readers Photo Challenge assignment: Vacation. Vacation photos are basically travel photos. A good travel picture conveys the sense of place to land you’ve traveled to. A few years ago my son went to Japan on [...]

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Too close for comfort

There’s a saying in photography that goes: “if your pictures aren’t good enough, it means that you’re not close enough.” One of the biggest picture-taking mistakes that people make is that they’re too far away. But occasionally there are times when you can get a little too close for comfort. My family and I traveled [...]

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Readers Challenge assignment: On holiday

Nearly everyone takes pictures while on vacation. Some record the places that they’ve been to; others show themselves in those locations. To me the best travel photos go beyond the simple snapshot. They capture the flavor and the beauty of lands and sights of their adventures and the people that live and/or visit there. This [...]

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I need a vacation

Summer has pretty much come to an end and a school has started up again and. Our vacations are now just memories and all we have left are the photos we took on our travels. The subject of the next Readers Photo Challenge assignment is vacation/travel. This will be sort of the photographic version of [...]

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Intermission

“No man needs a vacation so much as a man who has just had one.” – Elbert Hubbard I know I just came off of a vacation but I’m taking a few more days off. I’ll be back on Dec. 12. See you then.

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On holiday

“Using a camera appeases the anxiety which the work-driven feel about not working when they are on vacation and supposed to be having fun. They have something to do that is like a friendly imitation of work: they can take pictures.”- Susan Sontag I’m off on a vacation. No official plans just some well deserved [...]

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Time off

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in”. ~Robert Orben I’m taking the next couple of weeks off. I’ll be back on Mar. 1. I’ll post a few photos between now and then. Enjoy!

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On holiday

I’m taking a few days off for the holiday. I’ll be back on December 1. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Time off for good behavior

I’m taking a little time off. I’ll be back on Nov. 2. See you then!

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Vacay

I’m taking a few days off for a little R & R. I’ll be back on Aug. 2. See you then.

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