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Kiran is a 2019 National Merit Scholarship Commended Student

Last night we attended our final Montgomery High School Bands Spring Concert. Our daughter and our youngest, Kiran, is graduating this summer and in the fall will start attending Oberlin College and Conservatory in Oberlin, Ohio. Oberlin, where she will be studying the classics, awarded her a scholarship. Kiran started with the High School Band program in her freshman year, qualifying and playing with the marching band. She initially played alto saxophone but switched from alto saxophone in 7th grade…

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Time for Coffee

This morning, I ventured out to Rojo's Roastery for a cappuccino. There wasn't much activity on Palmer Square. I am enjoying experimentation with Fuji Film Simulation recipes for my Fuji X-T2. This one from Ritchie Roesch is a simulation of Ilford HP5 Plus. This image is SOC.…

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PJ's Pancake House

After having lunch1 with Michael at PJ's Pancake House I took a leisurely route through Rockingham and Rocky Hill toward home. My mind started to think about the images I had captured and drifted to thinking about street photography. Is street photography still street photography if the principles are practised indoors? Let's take a look at what James Maher wrote about street photography. Street photography at its essence means candid photography of people and humanity. A street photograph has to…

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Rojo's Roastery

Swarm log in When I worked in nearby towns I would often stop in at Rojo’s Roastery for a latte; at least once a week, and usually on Friday's. Sometimes I would sit and enjoy a latte, cappucino or cortado while consuming a muffin or scone. It was a weekly espresso drink respite. Once I started working at places further afield, I had little time for Rojo's. Depending on the location, Metropark or New York City, the commute was between…

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Best Photo of the Week

In 2015, Russ White and Michael Gray opened Sourland Cycles on Broad Street in Hopewell, New Jersey. Russ White is also the founder of Trenton Bike Exchange and Firehouse Cycles in Yardley. The full-service bicycle shop is located in a renovated house built in the 1860s. Best Photo of the Week is personal photography project where I post the best image captured that week. The image will be posted at the end of the week. That will be a Sunday.…

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