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Recently added more images to Autumn Leaf & Vine and to Autumn Leaves. Although ''tis winter still, since was updating autumn images here are a couple poetic fragments, the most recent one last: Drenched Fire: Drenched fire cli... 

I am about 5 days short of being eligible to vote in this contest, since this one is FAA members over 30 days, rather than juried or general public. Had fun with the project - But some of the people submitting worked MAGIC. I ended up leaving... 

This is the actual image submitted to the contest. The other images submitted were REALLY excellent. The contest moderator / judge posted a comment in discussions that this image was interesting because it was hard to tell what was going on. The g... 

Slow Shutter Office Lights

January 31st, 2013

On the way home from work, even if it is really late, I tend to take a moment to look at the lights and reflections from the office windows and the shadows cast by the pathway lamps among trees, vegetation and walkways. I'm often captivated by a par... 

Luminumbra Project Notes

January 31st, 2013

In late 2012, I began Luminumbra Project . . . there are hundreds of images ... all photos of blank paper, canvas or walls. Figuring out how to upload them and in what order is a quandary . ... here are series within series . .. slight variations or... 

Luminumbra Gallery One

January 31st, 2013

Several "Glass and Luminumbra" images were posted in the gallery by that name. It is completely composed of new luminumbra images taken for the single light source contest by Photo 101. Most older luminumbra project images (such as the attached exa... 

Glass and Luminumbra 9841 was submitted to "Single Light Source" hosted by the group Photo 101. I love how the contest is so focused. In addition to the focused structure, each artists can submit only one image. This keeps it from being flooded an... 

(Early January 2013) Some groups are come one, come all - if you think the image fits, you can join and submit anything you like. I've added images / joined a few groups recently, including Digital Photography, Macro All Types and Loving the Color ... 

The first images were precursors in 2010 . . .  

Luminumbra Project

January 31st, 2013

Luminumbra is a word I invented to describe images formed on empty surfaces when light passes through translucent objects. As in: ripples of light on a white table cloth next to a glass of water, brilliant colors cast on the floor after light p... 

(Early January 2013) My first participation! I recently added "White on Tan 9272 SQ" to the Snow and Ice contest hosted by One a Month group. The images posted by other artists are so exciting!!!! I especially love a submission by Penny Meyers ca...