We might as well get it out in the open: Death, and the many ways sentient beings coexist with it, is one of my very favorite topics. Right up there with faith, sex, and cognitive biases, these are conversation gifts that keep on giving. How do I love this topic? Let me count the ways!Continue reading “Beyond Tombstones (Chelsea, MI)”
Tag Archives: Michigan
Photography Growing Pains (Chelsea, MI)
I’ve been told that my photography isn’t for everyone. That, in fact, nobody’s photography is for everyone. In general, I typically have a lot going on in my frame. This “busy” nature of my photos does not necessarily have a wide appeal, but it appeals to me, and a handful of other folks who dropContinue reading “Photography Growing Pains (Chelsea, MI)”
The Chair (Chelsea, MI)
One of my favorite aspects of street photography in the suburbs is the neighborhoods themselves are full of character. You can usually count on at least a few houses where the residents see their front yard as a place to express themselves: their beliefs, their ideas about beauty, and — well, their oddness. It’s theContinue reading “The Chair (Chelsea, MI)”
Day Trippin’: Chelsea, MI
Got out of the house on Sunday, with my partner in love and wandering, to do some street photography in a small theatre town just outside Ann Arbor. It was a beautiful, sunny day — “second summer” is a common event in Michigan in mid-autumn — so we grabbed our cameras and strolled around townContinue reading “Day Trippin’: Chelsea, MI”
Petoskey, MI Photo Series #4
Taken during a “safe-cation” earlier this year, and yes, of course people were swimming. Why would they do anything else? Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, f/3.8, 1/125, 7.2mm, ISO 200. Related: Petoskey, MI Photo Series #1 Petoskey, MI Photo Series #2 Petoskey, MI Photo Series #3
Day Trippin’: Algonac and Saint Clair, MI
“Comfort zone is a delusion.” ― Fahim Khan When I like something, I like to really like it. I go deep, all-in, especially if it’s something that I’ve been introduced to by someone I treasure. I like to think I surround myself with people of tantalizing taste — they don’t shift with the breezes of theContinue reading “Day Trippin’: Algonac and Saint Clair, MI”
Petoskey, MI Photo Series #3
A touristy shot, but I had fun with my editing app. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, f/3.3, 1/250, 4.30mm, ISO 80, black and white edits added in post. #2 of this series is here. #1 of this series is here.
Petoskey, MI Photo Series #2
A different way to shoot Petoskey. Shot on Panasonic DC-ZS70, ƒ/3.6, 1/125, 5.8mm, ISO2500. Black and white filter. Check out the initial post of this photo series here.