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Over the past few years I have taken literally tens of thousands of photographs. I have also done some traveling in order to do this. The places I have seen will forever be etched in my mind and the images I have taken allow me to share these places and things with you. I have been compiling some of my favorites from over the years. This has become difficult. Each image is a part of my memories and so holds a special spot in my mind and heart.
When I alter them in post processing with filters or make them black and white or do any number of things to them, I am adding to them my personal feelings. To me there is more than what the eye sees. Each picture is something I have experienced. It is something that in some way changed and added to who I am. Knowing that a camera is a tool that only captures what I tell it to, I know that what I see in these places is often seen differently by someone else. The places I find beautiful can appear dull and boring to others. After all we are individuals with different likes and dislikes. So I don’t expect my images to touch everyone. But when others appreciate what I do it makes what I do worthwhile. I have seen the number of people who follow my work grow and so I continue to share my passion. For that I thank you!
I hope you will take a few minutes to look through the pictures I have added to this post. I have seen many of these places quickly changing from one visit to the next. What we have around us is very fragile and at times it seems we are in a rush to destroy what is left. I count myself fortunate to have seen what I have. And I am glad I can share these images with you.