Overlay: Telling Stories With Symbolism

  Making Favorite Photographs Into Keepsakes Over the years I have chosen some favorite photographs of people I love and enhanced the moment by using “overlay”. There is nothing difficult or magical about the process except that one has to prowl around the Internet for images that are suitable for …

What Else Did I See ? Family Gathering 2018

What Else Did I See ? I saw Tucker ride his favorite trike down the hill without crashing. I saw Tucker comfort his cousin Holden when HE crashed. I saw mommy super-heroes have conversations with junior super-heroes. I saw Maya voluntarily take a break to study a real compass. I …

More Dress-Ups and Photo Booth Fun 2018

Be anything you want to be. These girls have their own version of the new Sonic girls. Oh, I love this background ! They were very attracted to it and used it in many shots. In a world of mixing and matching prints and colors, there was no end to …

MORTALITY: Oli’s Morning Visit

I have come to realize that any moment can be magic. Oli is a horse-lover. She has a wonderful collection already but I cannot pass by horses like these when I find them in the thrift store . . . especially a big Clydesdale in perfect condition for only $1. …

MORTALITY: My Favorite Photographs

The bond between brothers begins with a simple conversation. This photo is a particular favorite of mine. I love the willingness to share, the reluctant willingness to receive and the help that is being given by the sharer’s mouth. This particular photograph has become historically interesting. This is the now-closed …

MORTALITY: My Photographic Look at Life

What a dilemma we have created for ourselves with the advent of wonderful and affordable cameras. Now, rather than searching for even one ancestral photograph, our posterity will not know where to begin because of the number of photographs available to them. Gone are the days of photo albums on …

How To Be A Grandpa

  Grandpa’s Christmas gift is a very, personal book. It contains 100 of my favorite photographs of him interacting with various grandchildren, as seen through my eyes. He is an involved Grandpa and is always teaching something although the children don’t always recognize his words and efforts as lessons. Here …

More Collage-Overlay Symbolism

  journal entry: How about more? I asked George what he was doing? He asked me why I couldn’t tell. I admitted that I hadn’t been looking closely enough. Then I made amends by saying that “George is a robber ! “ Look very carefully. What do you see? ¬†What …

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