Posts made in January, 2012

Organized Chaos – January 29, 2012

Posted by Admin on Jan 29, 2012 in Featured Photo of the Week | 0 comments

Organized Chaos – January 29, 2012

I posted a photo a few months ago from a business trip to Houston from one part of a shop aptly named: “The Texas Junk Company.”  The shop, which is the size of a warehouse (it’s actually housed in one in the Fourth Ward), is basically divided into two main portions.  The first, which was represented by my previous Featured Photo of shelfs of thousands of already broken in boots, is the smaller portion of the shop, but unquestionably provides the main draw for the majority of the shop’s patrons.  The other portion, which has a much less distinctive, and far less singular, subject consists of basically anything you can think of – as...

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A Well Deserved Rest – January 22, 2012

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A Well Deserved Rest – January 22, 2012

This week’s feature is another photo from one of my favorite places – Cinque Terre.  Considering I took well over 1,000 photos in my 72 hour visit, I can guarantee that at least a few more will be featured in the coming months.  Unlike my previous posts from the area, this particular shot doesn’t feature the beauty of the pastel colored hill-town dwellings that this region is identified with.  Instead, this photo, which was taken along the already stair-intensive trail half-way between the second town (Manarola) and the third town (Corniglia), gives an idea of the region’s terrain and shows one of the few resting spots along the 5 to 7...

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The Commute – January 15, 2012

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The Commute – January 15, 2012

Starting last week, a new business venture has me commuting from the Chicago suburbs into the city on a daily basis.  During rush hour peak times, I’m able to catch an express train that takes just over 1/2 an hour for the 25 mile commute.  When the train pulls into Chicago, the platforms are full of other commuters all focused only on getting through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd to the single exit at the end of the platform.  I admit that during heavy commuter times, I’m just as guilty of overlooking the inherent beauty of the utilitarian portions of the 1925 station as the other hundreds of thousands of people who make their way through the Chicago...

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Raindrops – January 8, 2012

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Raindrops – January 8, 2012

Does anyone else remember the late September/early October forecasts by Accuweather & the Chicago Tribute where it was predicted that the 2011/2012 winter would be the “worst in the nation” with lower than average temperatures and “nearly twice the amount” of snow in Chicago?   It’s kind of a hard thing to recollect those forecasts when we’re in early January, have had no measureable snow, and I’m too busy trying to roll down my windows or open my sunroof.  The current weather is more reminiscent of a spring day than a heart of winter day.  I’m sure my statements will come back and bite me in a few weeks, but...

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Happy New Year – January 1, 2012

Posted by Admin on Jan 2, 2012 in Featured Photo of the Week | 0 comments

Happy New Year – January 1, 2012

Happy New Years!  I’m a few days late on this post, so I hope everyone enjoyed their celebrations.  I’ve had a few different ideas of things to use for this week’s post, from a photo representing a new beginning (2012), to combining a few different images together to create a new contemporary composite image.  Unfortunately, going out of town for my celebration along with other deadlines limited my time more than I anticipated.    Since I haven’t released any new content for a while, uploading some new work was a priority (I’m seriously backlogged in the processing of images).  Luckily, something made me flashback to a beautiful day...

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