Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I was off Instagram for almost a month and I don’t feel really interested in going back to it. I did log back on this week and as usual my visual brain was completely overloaded and I started stressing over politics (because while people used to just post photos, now they think they have to …

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Stock photography isn’t what it used to be. Gone are the cheesy cutouts and posed images. Those who purchase stock photography now want authentic, real-life images for their advertising – at least to make it look like they are authentic, real-life companies, selling authentic, real-life products. I delved into the world of stock photography a …

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Cold, clouds and more cold and clouds. That was what our January in Pennsylvania was all about and that meant we spent most of it inside, wishing it was sunny and warm and we were outside. We did break out of the house a couple of times, bundled up, to try our best to be …

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I have done a horrible job at keeping up with my posts for my Ordinary Moments in Ordinary Days project for October, which is almost finished (can’t even believe how fast the month has gone!) so I am going to do my best to catch up here. My idea, at first, was to take one …

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Sometimes I feel like such a fake. I write blog posts about trusting things will work out and having faith and enjoying every moment and there are days – seriously – where I just don’t feel it. Like right now I am writing this on a computer that randomly pauses and freezes and only works …

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What made me smile this week is a weekly post inspired by Shane Burcaw of Laughing At My Nightmare. Shane has muscular dystrophy and operates an amazing non profit that raises money to help people with disabilities purchase much needed equipment to make life easier. Check out the original and best version of this weekly …

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Four photos on the fourth day of the month that represent the previous month in some way. That is the goal of this particular blog circle. So for this post I’ll be sharing four of my favorite photographs from January. To continue the circle please click on the link to Jo Davis’ blog HERE.

I’m trying to enjoy winter this year and I figured a 100 Days of Winter project might help. I’m doing this project with a group of other photographers, mainly on Facebook, but I thought I’d chronicle it on my blog as well, just for fun.