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Piper & the Maiden

Another scene from the Porter Sculpture Garden in South Dakota where this metal sculpture and others are made by hand from scrap metal by Ron Porter. This is the Piper and the Maiden. And yes I know that’s a saxophone, but the name seemed to fit it. I did almost all of this using Topaz. I need to get together a review …

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New Problems Mean Progress

A Wacom to solve my problem? I believe encountering new problems means that you are growing and stretching yourself into new places. By taking on new challenges you are introduced to new problems that you haven’t solved before. Approaching and overcoming those problems means that you grow. So that’s all well and good and I do believe it holds true…when …

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Fly a Kite on the Bund

Every morning on the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai people come out to run, do their morning exercises and…fly kites. I walked a couple of miles along this waterfront on the Huangpu River and counted at least a dozen kites in the air. This was around 7am and this is a city that wakes up early. Every person flying …

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Solitary Sunset

I spent about 30 minutes taking photos of a herd of Bighorn Sheep in the Badlands during sunset and was about to pack up for the night when a lone sheep broke from the herd and settled on this ridge all alone. There were maybe 20 people out on the road taking photos, and the herd of sheep stayed right …