Off to the Races!!

Tried my hand at shooting the races at the Lorain County Speedway. First time I’d ever been there. Not particularly thrilled with how these came out. I was at the top of the grandstand, and it was starting to get dark out. Didn’t want to take my whole bag o’ tricks in, so I went with the best option which was the zoom. Not a low-light friendly lens. These are the best of the group. Maybe I’ll go back and try it again…..?

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Miller Nature Preserve – LCMP

Kristen and I took a trip to the Conservatory at the LCMP’s Miller Nature Preserve in Avon. I had to find something with some color to shoot, because everything outside was wet, colorless and boring. Having been there before, and knowing what I’d find, I had to take a different approach. With the exception of very few shots, I took all my photos on the aperture setting. Pretty happy with the results.

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Prayers From Maria Sunflowers

What would you do if one day you were told that your otherwise perfectly normal, healthy, 6-year-old little girl had a terminal brain tumor that would take her life within a year? This is exactly what happened to Ed and Megan McNamara whose daughter, Maria, was diagnosed with a diffused intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) on April 1, 2006. This was no April fool’s joke.

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