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endlessly rewarding

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The mere fact of being at the Eiffel Tower is not enough reason to make a photo, but the challenge of finding the light and the moment that help capture exactly how I feel at the Eiffel Tower is what makes photography endlessly rewarding to me. i love this – fact, moment, light. it really is so well said. thanks to jorge for the link.

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new apparently nothing

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well, yesterday i launched the new apparentlynothing.com along with my side-project/challenge, 2009.apparentlynothing (yes, such an original name, i know). if you follow my photoblog via a feed reader, please update your feed. sorry for the inconvenience. also, with the redesign, i’ve given IE the big FU. i loathe IE and until they can sort themselves out, i’m just not wasting my time with them. if you use IE, please consider using a decent browser such as Firefox. you’ll thank me, really. now i am eager to redesign this site, but…read more

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must see photos of 2008

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National Geographic Photography Contest 2008 winners. The Year in Photographs from The Big Picture: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

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dusting off the camera

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it’s been awhile since i’ve felt inspired to take photos. i went through, or am going through, a bit of a slump i guess. i haven’t kept my photoblog up-to-date as i should. i have photos sitting, waiting to be processed. just recently though, i started to feel that familair (and missed) urge to pull the camera out and capture something. something beautiful or intriguing or haunting. something that says something – anything – to the viewer. this all started after watching zerkala (aka: mirror) by andrei tarkovsky. a beautiful…read more

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playing with actions

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i know many photographers are adverse to using actions on their photos, and in many cases i quite agree, but sometimes it’s great to play with effects to enhance the mood of a shot. i especially love to play with actions and other PS effects when i’m feeling less than inspired. it can be quite encouraging to take a photo that you originally find okay and turn it into something that you really find interesting. if you are looking for some interesting actions to download, Smashing Magazine recently posted a…read more

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