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    My Picks

    "To visualize an image (in whole or in part) is to see clearly in the mind prior to exposure, a continuous projection from composing the image through the final print." -Ansel Adams, The Camera
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    Your Picks

    "If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough." -Robert Capa
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    The Vague Life

    "In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness." --Haruki Murakami
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    Rollin' on the River

    "Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down." --Lance Armstrong
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    The Shades

    "Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between." -Karl Heiner
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    Sweet Sweet Night

    "Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." -- Poe
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    On the Old Tokaido

    Totsuka where we live was the 6th stop on the 53 stations of the Old Tokaido Road, one of the major thoroughfares of old Japan.
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    I see the signs.

    "The sterile, arid environment created by truly jarring and discordant signage and gargantuan billboards is a turnoff." --Jonathan Katz
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    Just Fuzzy

    Bokeh, pronounced bow-kay (o as in arrow, keh as in okay but shorter), is the creative background fuzziness lent to a photo by use of a large aperture.
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    For the Love of Dog!

    "Only my dogs will not betray me." --Maria Callas
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    Illustrative Software Screens

    It's a challenge to take just the right screenshot that will illustrate some point of usage or good practice. Here are some of mine.