Holiday Warning about Amazon Gift Cards

Posted by on Nov 23, 2009 in misc | 0 comments

Anyone considering giving Amazon.com gift cards this Holiday Season needs to be aware that not everything listed on Amazon.com can be purchased with an Amazon gift card. If the item doesn’t say “Ships from and sold by Amazon.com” then the merchant actually selling the item may or may not accept gift cards as payment. The problem with this is if you have a gift card balance, and attempt to purchase an item from one of these...

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Great Photographers on Twitter

Posted by on Jun 10, 2009 in misc | 5 comments

This is my contribution to the great photographers on Twitter discussions that have been going on lately. This list is mostly nature/landscape/adventure photographers who inspire me to get out and shoot. These recommendations are also based on the quality of their photography, not necessarily the quality of their tweets. @bernabephoto—www.richardbernabe.com @brucepercy —www.brucepercy.com @CornforthImages—www.cornforthimages.com...

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Swing Batter Batter

Posted by on May 25, 2009 in misc | 0 comments

Ansel Adams once said, “There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs. ” I whole heartedly support this statement, and it’s one of the reasons that I tend to avoid posting my photos to public websites for critique. The people who are most active in the critiques sections of these websites tend to be the people who have learned the “rules” of photography and then go into the forums checking off...

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Photo of the day for 01/12/2009

Posted by on Jan 12, 2009 in misc | 0 comments

Today’s stand out photo is brought to you today from Tom Sheehan at tomsheehanphotography.com. His Photo Raising a flag Norwell, Massachusetts is definitely worth looking at, and inspiring enough for me to resurrect my photo of the day theme. Go check it out.

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Xmas Follow Up

Posted by on Dec 12, 2008 in misc | 0 comments

Three years ago, I wrote a quick post about Keeping Christ in Christmas. I recently came across some new information that makes that post a little more interesting. A book I’m reading about how the Bible came into existence in it’s current form talks a lot about how scribes often used abbreviations for common words. The Greek Letter chi was often used as an abbreviation for Christ. If you’re not familiar with the Greek...

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