Avocado, Jr. by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone5, October 25, 2014, Castro Valley CA. A relatively undistinguished photo, but I’m fascinated by the internal leaf and vein structure captured through the sunlight.
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“Avocado Jr.” by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone5, September 29, 2014, Castro Valley. My 2005 avocado plant died when I moved it to Phoenix this year. I’m starting over. It’s getting a little sun on a windowsill.
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Dixons Sunset by my Flickr contact amg ent, on Flickr.
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Caught at Night, by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone 5, September 5, 2014, Phoenix. Nighttime balloon ascension? No, a paper lantern hanging in an outdoor pergola. The wispy smoke below, I finally figured out, was my own pipe tobacco smoke, caught in the iPhone’s flash.
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FORT MONROE (4) by my friend Swan, on Flickr. Sony DSLR-A580, June 29, 2014. Fort Monroe National Monument, Virginia. Pier and sailboat.
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Steve Baker at Devils Postpile, by Alex, on Flickr. Rollei B35 slide scan. Devils Postpile National Monument, California, 1974. Three of us, coworkers, did a backpack trek and motorcycle tour of the backside of the Sierras. I’ve never seen a photo which fairly conveys the true scale of these massive basaltic columns.
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Muir Gorge, by Alex, on Flickr. Rollei B35 35mm slide scan, 1972. Yosemite National Park. Looking back down the gorge after the day’s long trek.
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“Dying Tree” by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone 5, Phoenix July 12, 2014. This favorite tree of mine is distressed and maybe dying. I don’t know its name, but think the native species grows along riverbanks. I took photos in the late evening for diagnostic purposes, but I rather like this photo in its own right.
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Rainbow Colors, by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone5, no filters, crop or enhancement. Phoenix, July 17, 2014. Sunbeam in a dark hallway, split into colors by a crystal prism, of the sort from the old crystal chandeliers – hanging in the kitchen, and projected onto hall doorway and door frame from 100 feet away … Did not think this one would turn out!
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Apartment Rainstorm, by Alex, on Flickr. iPhone 5, February 26, 2014, Castro Valley, California. Apartment during a rainstorm. I never looked at this one closely before. I was pleased with the light, shadows and framing.
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