Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Old Codger

While traveling back from a Jersey Shore vacation last week, we stopped at Old Bedford Village in Bedford, PA for their Wild West reenactment.  I saw this old codger sitting on a front porch, smoking a pipe and thought it … Continue reading

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Early to Rise

A fellow photography instructor friend of mine always says there are way more sunset photos than sunrise photos because nobody wants to get up early enough to capture the sunrise.  This isn’t exactly a sunrise photo, but I did have … Continue reading

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Just Having Fun

  During the cold winter months I sometimes turn to an indoor photo project just for fun.  I’ve had considerable fun with these wooden mannequins on occasion.  One particularly cold day I came up with this concept of having the … Continue reading

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Looking for the Uncommon Shot

If you’ve visited my website, http://www.kolmanphotos.com , you’ve seen this photo on the homepage.  It’s a photo that I like very much because it illustrates a point that I like to make when teaching classes for The Cleveland Photographic Society … Continue reading

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Black and White and Shades of Gray

Surrounded by small blue collar neighborhood bars and modest homes, Cleveland’s once vibrant industrial flats still offer interesting photo opportunities.  This photo, taken from the end of Pershing Ave., overlooks one of the few remaining steelyards.  With wires, tracks, and … Continue reading

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Color and Black and White

I truly love to shoot in black and white but on gray, rainy days I become starved for color.  This photo, shot at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA, managed to capture both.  As these 2 guests entered the … Continue reading

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Seeing With New Eyes

Serious amateur and professionals photographers will always tell you that as their photography skills grew, they began to see things with “new eyes.”  They began to notice things that they had never noticed before and that most people take for … Continue reading

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