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A project for 2016 away from image making is the front yard remodel.

But, what is a remodel without some images.

the driveway demo

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The Woznickis, some of the Washington High School Young Life crew, and Dan (not shown) dropped by to help remove the driveway. That is 22,100 pounds of concrete in the rolloff. It only took 90 minutes to move the 1955 vintage concrete.

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Three tunes written by Mike Crotty.  He is the soloist on all three, which are performed here by the Phoenix College Jazz Orchestra.

 

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It was the collision of an inspiring image on Blair Bunting’s blog, a concept championed by David Hobby, and some Washington High School students with a camera.

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Surprises come in two general flavors: the kind best avoided and the kind that bring a smile and a fond memory. This was that: a smile and a fond memory.

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Shooting weddings is a hobby that I really enjoy. The pace. The chance to tell a story. The fact that it is always a close friend or family member who is getting married. Weddings are a kick. This one was especially fun for a couple of reasons. First reason.  My brother’s step daughter was the bride.

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The Washington High School Theater Company (WTC) does three or four productions every semester. There is usually a production that opens the first week of the school year. This year, the opening show is A Few Good Men.

After recovering from band camp the week before, I offered to do just-in-time headshots Thursday night for the WTC cast. Angela Gonzales, who is a reporter with the Phoenix Business Journal, and a volunteer with the WTC, takes care of having playbills printed for every show.  Her deadline was Friday.  Tight turnaround.  But that is part of the fun….

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Something I have wanted to do for a while now is move to a new blog layout. Thanks to WordPress, changing a blog look and feel can be almost as easy as a point and click to a new theme. While themes are one of the cool features of WordPress, moving between themes is actually a little more work than just point and click.

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