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A Special Moment

As many of you now know, I have found inspiration for my photography in old abandoned things and places. My love for this type of photography comes from the minute and delicate and sometimes “ugly” life that surrounds us but is often overlooked. From my previous post you know that I had one of those extreme inspired shoots at Old Car City USA, a junkyard of abandoned automobiles and trucks.

Recently during one of our morning Coffee & Sharing photographer meetup events that I host, I had an encounter that caught me off guard and humbled me.
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Found: Abandoned Auto Heaven

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This past week-end I was in “abandoned auto heaven”. 4000 vintage cars and trucks in a junkyard that is 80 years old on 35 acres.

I hosted 17 die hard photographers to Old Car City in White, Ga. We arrived on Friday night and woke up to rain on Saturday morning that looked like it was in for the day. I was more than a little concerned since we had driven almost 5 hours to get there. We met for breakfast and just as we were finishing up the sun peeked out and the rain stopped. We had great cloud cover which made for perfect photography.
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Room with a view

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Grand Dame

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A New Look

I’ve decided to go with a cleaner easier to navigate blog site.  I’d like to hear your thoughts on the new layout.

I think this will allow my photos and blog to stand out a little more.

Fresh and clean… how I’m trying to live in 2012!

Stay tuned I have a real new blog coming up!  

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A Funny Thing Happened…

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Hidden Treasures

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A Kiss for 2011 and Great Expectations for 2012

Wow it’s hard to believe that 2011 is over. Where did the time go? 2011 was a good year for me.

I launched my new website Wabi Sabi Photo Art and this blog.

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Autumn’s Sentinels

I feel as if fall was an illusive moment for me this year. It seems I was chasing her from the mountains to home and never seemed to quite find what I was looking for. Possibly my problem was, since I have become so fascinated with nature photography these days, that I was looking so hard for one particular thing that I literally missed everything. It’s a little like that old adage “you can’t see the forest for the trees”. I was looking for that one incredible photo when the world around me was ablaze with opportunities.
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Say Goodbye

That’s right, time to say good bye to this little face until next spring when it peeps back out again. I had so much fun photographing the dahlias this summer and fall. My BIL John introduced me to a sweet woman Karen, who raises them in the a beautiful place nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. I have never seen such remarkable dahlias, some as big as a saucer. It was a colorful feast for the senses and I was in heaven.
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