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Playing with light

February 16, 2010


Going to the laundromat is one of those things a person cannot avoid. I know. I’ve tried.  There are, however, good ways to use the downtime between Sort, Load and Fold, should a person be provident enough to bring a camera along.  Behold the Ice.  Can’t you just imagine what it must have been like […]

White alligator

February 3, 2010


This is Bruce Laidlaw’s response to Scott Thomas’s White Challenge.   There are no monsters in our summer lakes.  But in the winter . . .  all I can say is the bobcat better watch his step.

Picking up sticks and skills

January 31, 2010


I ran into Shanna Branding over at the Township EMS offices. She wanted to know what on earth I was doing wandering along the shoulder of US-31 picking up big sticks. I wondered myself. Then the penny dropped. She had seen me taking pictures for Torch Lake Views and I was, uncharacteristically, lugging a tripod. […]

A whiter shade of pale

January 20, 2010


We can’t spend all our time playing on the tubing run.  We must spend some time experimenting with our cameras.  Scott Thomas has posted a new photo challenge over at Views Infinitum.  White.  I can hear Jack Bodis groaning already.  It’s enough that we have to live in it.  Do we have to look at […]

Things worth clicking on and a bit of irony

June 2, 2009


Just for fun, while I busy myself writing a couple of overdue stories. Photographer Ken Scott’s playful Planet: DH Day (originally printed on the Leelanau Enterprise Back Page 5-28-09).  “Toto, we’re not in Leelanau County anymore . . . “ Mrs. Uhdd’s extraordinary post on damselflies. Really, these photos are something special. And then this . . […]

From Antrim County to County Cork, County Kerry and County Clare, with love

March 30, 2009


Photographer D. James Galbraith lived in the northern reaches of Antrim County, Michigan, and in a lot of other places, too.  He was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his work documenting the intimate life of a small town in Livingston County, Michigan (Hartland: Change in the Heart of America). Galbraith loved to travel in Ireland, […]