Category Archives: Civil War

Capturing History

KI and I love visiting Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park, where John Brown raided the federal arsenal in 1859 and a battle was fought in 1862 during the Civil War. This year we kicked off the camping season at Harper’s … Continue reading

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Choosing Locations to Photograph

Before this summer, I would choose specific locations to photograph, but this year, with a busy summer, I am choosing locations for weekend trips with KI and hoping that I can capture some awesome shots. It has been a mixed … Continue reading

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Hot Time, Summer in the City

KI and I are trying to get on level ground again after the past month of ups and downs. We will be traveling to a remote lake for a long weekend in hopes of recharging-well not so remote. It will probably … Continue reading

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Creative Photography

I have not been out shooting lately. KI was hospitalized in early April with the flu, sepsis, bronchitis and pneumonia. It was a very scary time, and she is doing well now. But many plans were derailed.     We pushed … Continue reading

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Does Color make a Difference?

Back on a warm February day, Kim and I took a day trip to Antietam National Battlefield. We have been many times, but not since before the 150th anniversary of the battle. In the winter, even when warm, the battlefields … Continue reading

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Saved from the Trash Bin

When choosing photos to publish, I usually know right away the photos  I want to share. Trips like the one to Maine yield easy choices because I have spent seven concentrated days shooting. Day or weekend trips are much more difficult … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Celebrate

Normally I do not post on Tuesdays. And normally I do not go into much detail about my life in my blogs except when it relates to photography. But today is an exception. You see today is not only my birthday but my … Continue reading

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