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My home is in Chamberlains, CBS, Newfoundland: a place close enough to sea so that I can go there to watch the glorious sunsets over the bay, and the other infinite variety of sights and sounds that are forever changing, yet forever the same. I'm not as young as I used to be and don't get around much any more, but I've had many wonderful hours of enjoyment with my Yasihca 44 TLR and trusty old OM-2. I've always enjoyed photographing wild flowers, particularly the smaller ones, many of which , albeit mostly overlooked and dismissed as weeds, are exquisitely beautiful. Digital photography, complete with all the magic of its own portable darkroom, has brought a new dimension to the hobby. My OM-2 is retired now, but it is such a beautiful instrument, such a joy to hold and behold, that I don't think I will ever want to part with it. My digital, used mostly, is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30. Its 35-420 mm Leica zoom lens can really reach out for those hard to reach shots. My photographs are strictly amateurish, but hopefully some have succeeded in capturing something of the moment that inspired them.

Monday, June 14, 2010


TURNING THE BUOY.




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2 Comments:

Blogger Margaret said...

Beautiful photo. How are you? I have not heard from you for a long time.

7:37:00 AM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

I keeep tabs on you. Never a day when I don't think of you. Just don't have the eergy to respond.
In tribute to you, I have just finished reading all of those Mose Morgan's books. I've had the "Holding Ground" for years but never read it util just now: had placed it out of sight with the "newfie" stuff. Now I have a better idea where you are coming from, but we still have strong disagreements on the prostitution of our heritage.

2:28:00 PM  

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