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Oh, What a Tangled Knot You Tie. I’ve had major issues with Themes on my WordPress site recently, so you seen a lot of changes if you view this site. This has been a good learning experience for me  and I now will be able to create a better viewer experience of my work. This image is a […]

    Experimenting with image framing using some tires at Indian Acres Tree farm in Marlton, NJ. I was taught how to frame an image by the master of framing Federico Di Fresco, please check out his web site. http://reeldifresco.blogspot.com/

It was interesting to see so much gold was located in Versailles and to see The Emperors  Golden Throne . I am posting these images for Photo Friday’s challenge. King Louis XIV of France was born in a tumultuous time in French history. … Queen of France, ruled as regent until her son could claim his throne,  King Louis XIV, the Sun King as […]

This sign reminds me of the great work by Gerald Jampolsky, M.D. which he teaches us that love is the very essence of our being, a force that we can use to transform our lives. In his ground breaking book “Teach only Love”  in which he draws upon the Twelve Principles of Attitudinal Healing which […]

I’m back shooting HDR and I think that it’s the only way to go in bad light.

Valley Forge Park is a place I found myself going back to many times alone and with my family. In the winter and summer time, it’s was alway hard to image a war being fought there and people dyeing and freezing to death. Did You Know? Port Kennedy Cave, located in what is now Valley Forge NHP, […]

“Batsto Village, is a New Jersey historic site located in the South Central Pinelands, which is administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Parks & Forestry. This site is nationally recognized for its historical significance and beauty. The roots of Batsto Village can be traced back to 1766. Two centuries of […]

The plastic man – women gallery. This represents my on going exploration of lighting different forms. The images are some out-takes and a work in progress. This was inspired by the Fine Art Photography of Rick Wright.

As a practicing A Shaman, the Hawk has always been my power animal. I found my hawk totem who comes to visit me in my backyard. I took these photos of him the other day with his permission. ” The hawk spirit guide is a messenger from the spirit world, blessed with deep connections with the sun and […]

Photographs of Residential Ocean Liners in Greenwitch New JerseyTheir was a collection of vintage vessels at the marina complete with a flying saucer. The pictures were taken on a South Jersey Photography Group outing. The bad thing was I caught the sailing blues and I now want a sailboat again. Click on image for a […]

This truck has been parked here a long time. Another view Located in Greenwich New Jersey hiding in a backyard. Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal. Bishop Robert South

I like old stuff I guess, I like old dogs, old cars, old boats so when I went on an outing to Greenwich an found a boat grave yard I thought I died and went to heaven. Here’s some photographs from the outing that the South Jersey Photography Group had. A bridge to no where. I’ve been searching for a […]

On a cold and rainy night, I hoped to capture the lonely feeling late at night, the feeling that their is no one else left in the world. A gas station with no cars, where have all the cars gone? Empty Ball field with lights on.

A photograph of some HDR wheels at the Street Rod Show And Antique Engine & Tractor Show. ’47 Indian Chief with lots of custom mods. Power of the Jimmy with two Holley four barrel carbs.

Water and Rocks For a while I though I lost my creativity, but yesterday i found it under a manhole cover, I had hidden it from myself, I was patient and knew I could find it,  finding out  there is unlimited creativity and all you have to do is find it’s secret hiding place. Wood […]

I found this location for my sunsets along Hartford Road in Moorestown which is nice and close. I continue my experiments with Nix HDR Pro and enjoy the interface more than with Photomatic software. I think there is nothing more relaxing than watching a sunset till twilight. If I can put one touch of rosy […]

I was startled to find these flowers still in full bloom in October, so I stopped and photographed them. I knew with a 30 mph wind it was going be difficult to do an HDR, but gave it a try. I had the camera set on jpg setting from previous shoot, which not desirable. I used the new Nik HDR […]

Sunday, I was looking to photograph some urban decay in strawberry mansion area of Philadelphia PA. I wanted to go back to area where I played on Sunday afternoons as a kid. My family had pick-nicks in Fairmont Park in this area. I remember this area as a kid and wondered why the people painted the houses in such wild and […]

Driving and changing lens is my latest achievement, but this sunset was to hard to resit. The colores had changed quite a bit by the time I found a clearing to pull over into and stop, but I just sat and waited and I got an all new show, the wait was definelty worth it. Click […]

I was looking for words to describe this sunrise, but I was at a loss to find any that describes this beauty. For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon, but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the universe that surrounds us. Richard […]

This is a truly creative group of people and the best I’ve had the pleasure of exploring with. The Photo was taken by Leighkaren Labay. The photographs were taken by Louis Dallara at the Coal Pier 18 in Philadelphia PA.   Me Coal Peir 18 HDR From another vantage point and Tony Sweet was not […]

Thanks to Terry over at Mid-Atlantic Urban Exploration group for the coal piers location, I had a hoot. This is a 7 exposure hand held HDR, at about 10:30 am. Click on image for a larger view. “On the river at the line of East Huntingdon Street A last vestige of the once-great Richmond Coal […]

Can I get up on the roof or inside ? This is HDR photograph taken on Philadelphia Water Front.  Remember you can click on the image for a larger view. Enjoy If you like this sort of photography you might want to join The Philadelphia Urban Explorers and on Facebook here’s a link for Mid-Atlantic Explorers.

The reading of tombstones in the Bethesda Church Cemetery is like opening the records of people who worked at Hopewell Furnace. The earliest remaining tombstone is that of Thomas Kirby, dated May 10, 1807. Kirby sold wood to the furnace in 1804 and 1805. There are several other headstones, crude and undated, that could date […]