A Few More Canon 5Ds Conclusions

Our recent trip to Santa Fe allowed me to explore my Canon 5Ds  features and capabilities under actual field conditions. Below are some of my observations and conclusions. Power Consumption Battery usage took me by surprise. I brought an extra battery but discovered 600-plus pictures almost exhausted both batteries! The minimum sleep mode setting is 60 […]

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I Couldn’t Resist!

When I saw the card above in a local art supply store, I just had to buy it to hang in my studio. This quote is appropriate for all people, artists and non-artists alike. It speaks to increasing one’s quality of life. For artists, however, this observation is something to be reminded of from time […]

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A Must-Visit

If you ever travel to Santa Fe, be sure to visit the Andrew Smith Gallery . According to AIPAD , The Association of International Photography Art Dealers, it is “the world’s leading photography gallery, selling classic 19th- and 20th-century American photography since 1974. ” The gallery is next to the Georgia O’Keefe Museum, and a block from the […]

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Only The Beginnings

I am taking this title from the lyrics of one of my favorite 1970’s rock bands, Chicago . I am privileged to be a member of the generation that has had the best music, in my opinion, of all time: rock and roll! Anyway, I digress! My last posting discussed a group exercise in which I […]

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My Influences

As a member of John Paul Caponigro’s Next Step artistic community , we were invited to write about the people who most influenced our artistic development. This thought-provoking exercise is a wonderful way to allow your viewers to gain further insight into who you are as an artist. The people listed below have provided the greatest […]

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