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Month: April 2016

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Purple Rain….

“I was dreaming when I wrote this, so forgive me if it goes astray….” Yesterday. The day the music died. Growing up in the 1980s,┬áPrince was the soundtrack of my teens. There was something decadent about buying an album very few people had heard of and most of those who had, didn’t approve. My first Prince album was Dirty Mind, followed soon after by 1999. Living in a small town in Indiana, I really wasn’t exposed to music other than…

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new toys…

Everyone likes new toys, I am no exception. For quite some time, I have wanted a small aperture (f2.8) lens. I love shooting with them because the large opening gives the photos very shallow depth of field. Shallow depth of field makes the background blurry which helps when you know you’re going to have a background which you can’t control such as a crowd at a sporting event. One of these lenses is well over $1000 new and I just…

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