Posts made in April, 2012

Alter Egos – April 29, 2012

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Alter Egos – April 29, 2012

I’ve went through a number of phases when it comes to souvenirs. When I was much younger, and visited Russia I enjoyed negotiating with many of the street vendors on Arbat Street, the lookout by Moscow State University, and many other locations around the city. I was able to bring back a number of lower end matrioshka (stacking) dolls, along with other inexpensive mementos (my favorite being a stack of valueless rubles & kopecks (currency) from the previous government that I found).   Without having access to much travel as a child, I felt very fortunate to have been able to visit such a distant culture. Armed with a very inexpensive & basic point & shoot...

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The Rebirth of Venus – April 22, 2012

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The Rebirth of Venus – April 22, 2012

Text Coming Soon: The Rebirth of Venus – Florence, Italy (Click on the Image to Enlarge and/or View Purchase Options)   -Antuany Smith

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Wabash & Monroe – April 15, 2012

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Wabash & Monroe – April 15, 2012

Though I probably walk by this intersection two to three times a week, I have never noticed this scene until the day this week’s Featured Photo was taken.  I pride myself in always trying to observe my surroundings, and be aware of potential photographic opportunities, but when walking near this intersection, I am usually trying to pay attention to the masses of cars & trucks driving down this busy Chicago street.  On this particular day, the lack of vehicular interruptions, along with the bright mid-day sun, really let the industrial beauty, along with the dramatic shadows of Chicago’s “L” fully shine.    In all of my years of...

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Napa Valley – April 8, 2012

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Napa Valley – April 8, 2012

I’ve posted a few images in previous posts that pre-date my conversion to digital methods; this week’s featured photo is one of my first photographs after I initially made the significant (to me, at the time) investment on my first digital camera.  It was early 2006, and after much research, and cost evaluations, I opted for what could be considered an entry level 8.1 Megapixel Canon DSLR.    I’ve since upgraded both my camera body and the lenses that I shoot through, but this Canon model, one of the first that was targeted towards “prosumers,” along with the kit lens, was my primary photographic weapon.  After close to four...

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Fontana di Nettuno – April 1, 2012

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Fontana di Nettuno – April 1, 2012

Text Coming Soon: Fontana di Nettuno – Roma, Italia (Fountain of Neptune) (Please Click Image to Enlarge and/or View Purchase Options)   -Antuany Smith

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