Orchids in the Sun

These orchids have been sitting around the kitchen for a few days. This particular morning I decided to place them in the direct light of the early morning sun. … So, they are lit directly from behind, that is why we see shadows in the petals.

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Distrust

Over the past year, or so, I have been shooting images for the San Diego Fine Arts Society, S.D.F.A.S. Some of what I have seen and experienced has started to rub off on me.

It has been very exciting seeing what other artists do in their work. I have always considered myself an artist, and not just a photographer. In that context, I try to use my images to capture beauty. So I have been very lucky, I have gotten a primer in current art.

Now I play more with photos.

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The Rider

I love female riders. It is mostly the athletic riders that catch my attention, but they are amazing.

This rider is amazingly beautiful, She sits strong astride the horse, shoulders squared, and comfortable. The sunlight models her form with accents of color.

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Dancing at the Lucky Star

Every once in a while, some friends and I go to dinner at the Lucky Star Seafood Restaurant, in San Diego, for dinner and a dance.

I do not know how often they have dancing, but we go on Fridays, and they have always had dancing on Fridays. …

This is just one picture of the most recent visit.

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Gypsy

This is Gypsy. … Gypsy is a very smart dog. When I was shooting dogs at all the San Diego Petco’s, Gypsy would go with me to the stores and be my helper. … Whenever cats, or other small animals, were the subject, Gypsy would play with them if they want ted to play, if they were frightned, she would lay somewhere out of sight. …

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Serving wine

This is just one image from the “Hacienda de las Rosas Winery” in Old Town Park, San Diego. This is one of the owners and her daughter serving wine during one of the San Diego Fine Arts Society’s wine tastings, with art, artists.

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A Sunday Sunset Sunday

April Game looking as she is wont to do, beautiful in the waning light from out the winery.

This is just one image from the “Hacienda de las Rosas Winery” in Old Town Park, San Diego. This is one of the owners and her daughter serving wine during one of the San Diego Fine Arts Society’s wine tastings, with art, artists.

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