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Photo Journal: Pond Light, Acadia National Park

Pond Light, Acadia National Park  - Olympus E-M1, f/8 @1/30 sec, ISO 200, 40mm I’ve been traveling for the past few weeks with the family and enjoying a much-needed break after a busy spring and summer workshop schedule. Because my kids are homeschooled, I have the advantage of visiting the national parks and other popular areas after school has started,…

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Thoughts On Gratitude

Eagle Lake, Acadia NP / Olympus E-M1, 1/125 sec@f/11, ISO 400, 24mm, no filters Wow, I’ve finaly finished a long but enjoyable run of workshops - four in five weeks, plus a “side-trip” to Germany for Photokina. It's good to be back home, and as I enjoyed a cup of coffee this morning before an early hike, I felt a…

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The Challenges of Simplifying

“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” -John Maeda I'm in Acadia National Park leading two workshops, and happened to make this image in order to illustrate the importance of simplicity to students. I also share that quote by John Maeda, which is one of my favorites and gets at the real essence of what simplicity really is. Certainly…

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