Swan Boats Are Stupid

I spent about half an hour one evening watching the swan boats at Fair Park.  I guess I was trying to figure out the appeal of getting in a boat shaped like a giant bird and peddling around a pond for a while.  I never got the appeal but the setting sun afforded me some decent opportunities to snap a few pics of these giant jackasses of the water.

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Chapter Two: The Inspiration

“Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’ve drawn inspiration and encouragement in my life from a multitude of people.  People to whom I am forever indebted, but a few years ago, though sheer happenstance really, I came across the work of two photographers that I suspect have done more than any to open my eyes to what photography is and could be.

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