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New Year, New Images

The new year is in full swing and I have been shooting like a mad-man. Graduations, basketball and lots of snow related assignments. Check out a sampling of what I have been up to below, as usual, click an image to enter the slideshow for the best viewing…


A Fair, Two Portraits and Some Mining

Have you ever wondered who makes up the staff at the Arizona Daily Sun? No? Well I was asked to photograph the news room staff for an award ceremony, below is almost everyone. Stereotypes about the auto repair industry being male dominated? One young lady is helping to break that apart, see photo below. Local residents are upset about a possible gravel mine being built, and I was able to attend the Coconino County Fair for the first time ever last weekend, pretty good stuff, pretty diverse weekend.

Animals, Artists and an Airshow

Fairly diverse week as far as assignments go. Did everything from a river tour, more on that in a few weeks, checked out a local air show, toured area artist studios and watched as 4-H Club kids prepared for the annual Coconino County Fair.

Traffic Boosting Cow

mahoney_20131015_8658So let’t try this again…Following the success of other traffic boosting animal portraits on this site, I present you, my little droogies, with a traffic boosting cow. View of San Francisco Peaks from Rogers Lake County Natural Area.


Compositionally Speaking Of Course…

This week my students in Photo 181 were required to shoot images representing ‘Rules of Composition.’ A lot of them did really well, some not so much…Busy compositions, camera shake and things creeping into the corners of frames were common issues. They were prompted to keep an eye out for things like, texture, form, patterns/symmetry, lines, depth, perspective, rule-of-thirds etc. etc.

In an on-going effort to practice what I preach and actually shoot what I assign, here are a few images I shot for this assignment. Hit the link to view everything…

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