Blue Skies

Look at any landscape photograph. You see the shape of things, the mountains and trees and buildings, but not the sky.  - Kurt Koffka


My photographs are not planned or composed in advance and I do not anticipate that the onlooker will share my viewpoint.  However, I feel that if my photograph leaves an image on his mind–something has been accomplished.  -Robert Frank

This quote pretty much sums up a lot of my photographs and the way I shoot ...


I am always mentally photographing everything as practice. 
- Minor White

B is for BUSTED!

Today's bike race was stopped halfway into it by the police. Apparently, the course was set up in a private park and not a public one. Nobody was arrested and all 23 of us left peacefully. 

Inside the Cathedral

I should have taken two exposures, one for the overall scene, and one for the stained glass windows.  Then, I could have blended them together in PhotoShop. 


I took this on our way home from Altoona yesterday.

It's the Real Thing.

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink coke, too. A Coke is a Coke and no amount of money can get you a better Coke than the one the  bum on the corner is drinking. All the Cokes are the same and all the Cokes are good. Liz Taylor knows it, the President knows it, the bum knows it, and you know it ....

Andy Warhol

Bright Colors/Dark Clouds

One last Fall foliage picture ....