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It IS Easy Being Green!

March 23, 2017

Being green can be an everyday event, practiced by many.

Atop

March 15, 2017

Climbing to the top requires determination, dedication, perseverance and foresight.

Wish

March 8, 2017

Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. You never know who might show up.

Reviving Old Stories

March 2, 2017

Reworking and rewriting old stories can take you to new places.

The Road Taken

March 2, 2017

Before you hit the road, you might want to consider your means of travel.

A Good Match

February 22, 2017

Outdoor art need not come in large forms.

Against the Odds

February 15, 2017

For some, the real work begins after the initial task is complete.

Shadow

February 15, 2017

Shadows are everywhere and when present they can create intriguing design elements, which can greatly enhance a photograph.

Solitude

February 6, 2017

You don’t have to travel to far off wilderness areas to experience solitude. It can happen right outside your back door.

Graceful

January 23, 2017

Floating in air (or space) is a graceful maneuver.

Ambience

January 18, 2017

Las Vegas has a great ambience for street photographers.

Names

January 10, 2017

Durango is a place in Mexico and a word rooted in the Basque language.

Resilient

January 3, 2017

This pesky feline has proved to be one of the most resilient fictional characters of all time.

Path

December 27, 2016

                          Path Path My time in St. George, Utah consisted of camping out in the red rock desert just north of the city limits. My trip into town included traveling down this scenic bike path. Once in town, my first stop was usually […]

Anticipation

December 16, 2016

Trouble can come at any time.

New Horizon

December 9, 2016

New horizons can be created by simply leaning your head back and looking up.

Relax

December 2, 2016

                Relax This would be a nice place to relax. Wish I was there now.   Relax

It’s Not This Time of Year Without An Inflatable Santa Claus

November 26, 2016

The way we see Santa Claus has changed over the years. He is still the jolly fat man in the red suit, but his message may be changin’ with the times.

Magic

November 18, 2016

Is there life after being sawed in half?

Chaos

November 4, 2016

Sometimes, chaos can prevent you from finding your way.

If You Write, Some of Your Ideas Are Going To Be Stolen

September 6, 2012

About The Visual Artist I first became aware of Hartwig. Kopp-delaney, when I had a list of 30 travel quotes accepted and published at Brave New Traveler, a popular and offbeat online Zen travel journal, where I have been an infrequent contributor. Along with my humorous words, the editors added a funny photo of a […]

Winter in Santa Fe

December 23, 2011

Blue Door with Wreath in Santa Fe Local Santa Fe Color Today, I returned to Santa Fe, NM for the first time in 15 years and to my surprise the place looked very much the same as when I last saw the New Mexico mountain town. The main difference was that the city was bathed […]

Using Images As Prompts

June 22, 2011

History of An Image I snapped this picture, while wandering around Prague with an old Pentax viewfinder film camera. The year was 2003 and it was my first visit to the continent. Immediately upon encountering this real-life and surreal setup, I knew I had a memorial picture. In real life, some nursery (trees and plants) […]

Google Joins The E-book Market

December 8, 2010

Just yesterday Google announced that it was entering the e-book market with a program called Google e-books. With its already well-established base of  several million public domain books, Google quickly became the leading provider of e-book material in the public arena. Unlike Amazon or Barnes and Noble, they do this without the introduction of their […]

Whirled Images

May 11, 2010

Here is a whirled image made from a regular photograph. The process is simple. All you need is  a Photoshop program; nothing fancy, for Photoshop Elements works fine.  Basically, you open the the “Filters” heading, and then select “Distort”. Then open up the drop down menu and choose “Twirl”. Now move the slider bar to […]