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Basic Jones

Flying High


Flying High

Cruising along near Peebles, Ohio. Lovely countryside, but hardly wilderness.

Judgments


Judgments

Well, that sounds quite lovely, but seriously, without judgment, I wouldn't be much of a photographer.

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Becoming The Camera


Becoming The Camera

Cartier-Bresson brought this into focus for photographers when he said, "Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst!" And he meant shooting film, not digital!

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Legacy


Legacy

I reached out my hands til each touched one edge of the interior semicircle of the tree.

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Overflowing


Overflowing

Stars were still hanging in the dark sky as I pulled my gear from the back of the car and headed off toward the edge of the sea.

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From Eye Candy To Soul Food


From Eye Candy To Soul Food

Thus began a journey that changed me both as a photographer and as a person.

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Dailies


Dailies

Post a new iPhone photo on Facebook every day? What have I gotten myself into?!

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Realizations


Realizations

A short one this time, just walking out to Papohaku Beach here on Molokai to watch the sunset.

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The Beauty Seeker


The Beauty Seeker

What are you willing to die for? Because you are doing that right now." Those 14 words on Twitter shook me to my core.

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Moments Of Wow!


Moments Of Wow!

There's a moment, before technique, before judgment, before even thought, when something turns my head.

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Don’t Prove...Improve!


Don’t Prove...Improve!

My first published photograph was in National Geographic Magazine. Crazy, huh? Yes, it was.

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(Urban) Landscape Photography


(Urban) Landscape Photography

Ah, there’s nothing like wild nature! Standing alone on some windswept hill staring through your telephoto lens at a herd of elk quietly grazing in a meadow below.

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