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Archive : February 2010

February 27, 2010

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February 26, 2010

I bit the bullet & added the Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 to my lens collection. I had been debating this purchase for a while my interested reignited when fellow photographer Paul Giunta informed me that he made the move recently himself. After mulling over my choices, I jumped in

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February 24, 2010

Melinda Anderson is not only a hot event designer & planner but a good friend & awesome client! When I work for Melinda, I know what she expects in terms of quality. Her expactations become my goal to over deliver while knocking her socks off with awesome interior &amp

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February 21, 2010

Usually, I am able to execute most of the photography concepts that I scheme up. If I’m not able to get what I want exactly, I close enough to be happy with the end results. My idea with this image turned out the exact opposite of what I wanted & I’m so/so OK with it.

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February 20, 2010

Last night, I made a trip to the Detroit Film Theatre to see the 2010 Oscar nominated live action & animated short films. This was quite a treat because it’s not often that large audiences get a chance to see short films. For instance, I only saw 2 of the 2009 nominated sh

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February 19, 2010

Finding organic subjects is not always a easy thing to do during the cold Midwestern winters. I can’t wait until spring is here because I need to see colors other than white, gray, & brown. I'm longing to see red, purple, blue & yellow. I’m ready to see leaves, bee

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February 18, 2010

Jíbaro, mi negro lindo De los bosques de caña Caciques de luz Tiempo es una cosa cómica. Jíbaro, my pretty nigga. Father of my yearning for the soil, The land, The earth of my people. Father of the sweet smells of fruit in my mother's womb, the earth brown of my skin, the t

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February 17, 2010

When I was a boy, I used to make mix tapes all the time from the radio. I thought I was a pro at it! I never caught the commercials or the DJ talking. This made my mix tapes popular with the ladies. Mix tapes required thought, good timing & effort. Making drag & drop

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February 15, 2010

2010 is shaping up to be the year of good Negro music. By now, the entire world knows that Sade released her latest album “Soldier of Love” last week. An album that was 10 years in the making & well worth the wait! Interestingly enough, even the hip-hop world has been f

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February 13, 2010

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