Agway in Greencastle

Recently, the local Photography Club was able to get access (at least to the outside of the buildings) to the closed down Agway in Greencastle, Pa.  It was in the evening after work on an overcast day.  The leader said a few words and turned us loose.  Here are some of the images that I …

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Death Valley – Mesquite Flats Dunes

The dunes were probably my favorite location for the trip.However, I got off to a rough start.  It was 5:30 a.m.  It was still dark.  I asked the instructor which lens would work best.  He gave the right answer but it was not the one I wanted to hear.  He said that whatever lens you …

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Anderson Grist Mill, 2012

It’s been two great days this weekend!  The only problem is…they are over!I’ll tell you about yesterday in a future blog, but for now, let’s talk about today.Last year Annette and I arranged for the camera club to go to the Anderson Grist Mill near Mercersburg, PA.  The participants who attended the photo shoot last …

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Shem Creek

Shem Creek is a great little area near Charleston.  Annette and I went there for dinner and spent the rest of the evening taking images.Shem Creek used to be a very active port for fishermen in the area.  However, as of late, the fishing industry is having its challenges and the fleet is shrinking.There was …

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Experimenting with Fall

Annette and I are in the midst of a long weekend.  We travelled to Bath County in Virginia to enoy the fall colors and to see how well we can capture them in photographs.It turns out that we are not doing a very good job capturing the beauty of fall.  We see the beauty all …

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Blurry Pictures

At the Project Image Competition for Harrisburg Camera Club this past week, the judge told us not to be afraid of blur.  Sometimes blur is a good thing, like when using a small depth of field to make the background blurry and focus the viewer’s attention on the main subject.One of the club members has …

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