Tag Archives: Image

Making Pictures

Probably the most important part of photography beyond having a camera and then taking photos as you luck into photos that just innately make sense to you as you click and shoot is how to compose those photos into that … Continue reading

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Depth of Field

A photographer’s mind doodle: Depth of Field by Michael Doyle F-stops along the way Effect the sharpness of the day Owed all to the depth of field Is the clarity with which you yield Layers of composition Provide the focused … Continue reading

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In A Still Sleeping Place Inside My Head

The for the fourth day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020 is: “…to write a poem based on an image from a dream”.    … and so I did…. In A Still Sleeping Place Inside My Head by Michael Doyle The feeling comes … Continue reading

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Gratitude For the Real Love

This poem of gratitude #22 is based on thoughts on the obsession on Instagram and elsewhere to have people like your image or what you say or what you do without any genuine connection.  And.. the converse beauty of those … Continue reading

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Falling Up

They say that opposites, often attract.  Maybe that’s so? Falling Up by Michael Romani Two souls separated at birth Filled with hope well worth Falling up to rise down Love leaves both feet on the ground Secrets passed down in … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Ambitious Who Embrace the Image of Virtue But Not Virtue Itself, Produce Ugly Deeds

“Ambitious men, who embrace the image and not the reality of virtue, produce nothing but ugly deeds.” – Plutarch, Lives of Noble Romans        

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Thought For the Day: Losing A Language Is Like Losing Part of Mankind

“For every language that becomes extinct, an image of man disappears.” – Octavio Paz, poet, diplomat, Nobel laureate (1914-1998) To learn more about this interesting poet, please see: https://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/2192/octavio-paz-the-art-of-poetry-no-42-octavio-paz For a great start at understanding the issue of endangered languages, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Daring to Be A Little Crazy Is A Great Business Plan

“The day when people start telling you that you’re crazy, you just might be on to the most important innovation in your life.” – Larry Ellison, Co-Founder and CTO of Oracle        

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Mirror Image

Continuing with my promise to Angie, the following is based on The Twilight Zone, Season 1, Episode 21. In the middle of the darkness and light Out there in the middle of dark, stormy night A traveler awaits her long overdue … Continue reading

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