Thursday, December 31, 2009

Columbia River


Columbia River, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Along State Route 14 at Chamberlain Lake Rest Area west of Lyle, Washington
November 2009
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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Some Fall Pictures from the Morton Arboretum

Fall at the Morton Arboretum

Francisco Fires the Laser Cannon

John Rav

The West Suburban Chicago Flickrers met up at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois on Wednesday, October 21, 2009.

Here are more pictures from this meetup.

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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Post-Christmas Breakfast for the Birds

With about 10 inches on the ground from yesterday, with a little more expected today, Kate trudged out this morning to refill the feeders.

Since it was still relatively dark and cloudy, I used an on-camera flash to give the picture a little extra.


Batavia, Illinois
December 27, 2009

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Kate and I hope you're having a Merry Christmas

What the heck are we doing on Flickr on Christmas anyway???

Kate bought these ornaments when we were in Spokane and this one was particularly photogenic. Since my only other options were to watch "Christmas Story" or help clean the house, I opted for taking pictures.

Lighting: SB600 camera right at 1/4 power and less than 2 feet from ornament, white side of old Kodak gray card camera left as reflector. Triggered by CLS

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Peas on Earth...


Peas on Earth..., originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

...and good will to [insert your preferred gender neutral word for the much more poetic "men"]

The Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois
December 23, 2009

Part of The Peas Project

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Rail in Portland


Rail in Portland, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

TriMet Light Rail and Streetcars in downtown Portland, Oregon
November 2009
trimet.org/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TriMet
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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Rail in Portland


Rail in Portland, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

TriMet Light Rail and Streetcars in downtown Portland, Oregon
November 2009
trimet.org/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TriMet
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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Rail in Portland


Rail in Portland, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

TriMet Light Rail and Streetcars in downtown Portland, Oregon
November 2009
trimet.org/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TriMet
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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

MickeyB


MickeyB, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

This was by accident. We were setting up and I screwed up the flash on the key light. The resulting picture looked pretty good, so we did a few more.
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MickeyB and I collaborated on a series of portraits on November 24, 2009.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois

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MickeyB


MickeyB, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

MickeyB and I collaborated on a series of portraits on November 24, 2009.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois

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MickeyB


MickeyB, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

MickeyB and I collaborated on a series of portraits on November 24, 2009.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Cantigny Winter


Cantigny Winter, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009

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Sunday, December 20, 2009

Merry Christmas from Kate and Jim

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_bird_count

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They did a great job of flocking this Christmas Tree

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_bird_count

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Christmas Bird Count


Christmas Bird Count, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

The 2009 Christmas Bird Count at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009
Part of the Fermilab circle

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_bird_count

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Christmas Bird Count


Christmas Bird Count, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

The 2009 Christmas Bird Count at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009
Part of the Fermilab circle

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_bird_count

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Snowy Tree


Snowy Tree, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

I like the form of this tree and have tried this shot a couple of times at other seasons, without success. Today, with the fresh snow, I got the kind of image I was looking for.

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Taken on the 2009 Christmas Bird Count at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
December 19, 2009
Part of the Fermilab circle

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_bird_count

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Friday, December 18, 2009

Santa Gnome and Poinsettia


Santa Gnome and Poinsettia, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois

January 2009

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

George Washington Bridge


George Washington Bridge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

The George Washington Bridge (known informally as the GW Bridge, the GWB, the GW, or the George) is a suspension bridge spanning the Hudson River, connecting the Washington Heights neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City to Fort Lee in New Jersey by means of Interstate 95, U.S. Route 1/9, U.S. Route 46, which is entirely in New Jersey, ends halfway across the bridge at the state border. The GWB is considered one of the world's busiest bridges in terms of vehicle traffic. The bridge carried 107,912,000 vehicles in 2007, according to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — the bi-state government agency that owns and operates several area bridges, tunnels, and airports.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington_Bridge

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On April 25th, 2009, I took the "three hour tour" on Circle Line Tours in New York City.

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Monday, December 14, 2009

Jenny Miller


Jenny Miller, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Jenny is a fellow professional speaker and trainer and she needed more publicity photos. I needed more portfolio photos.

Riverwalk
Naperville, Illinois
September 30, 2009

Jenny Miller
A Step Above, LLC
What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
www.a-step-above-llc.com/
astepabove.wordpress.com/
Make a Difference
www.makeadifferencemember.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=664

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Winter Leaf


Winter Leaf, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

From a winter walk at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois on December 11, 2009.

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Flowers in the Snow


Flowers in the Snow, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

In the Idea Garden
From a winter walk at Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois on December 11, 2009.

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Columbia River Gorge


Columbia River Gorge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Astoria–Megler Bridge


Astoria–Megler Bridge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

The Astoria-Megler Bridge is a continuous truss bridge that spans the mouth of the Columbia River between Astoria, Oregon and Point Ellice near Megler, Washington, in the United States. The span was the last segment of U.S. Route 101 between Olympia, Washington and Los Angeles, California.[1] It is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astoria-Megler_Bridge

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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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M/V Wenatchee


M/V Wenatchee, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Kate and I were taking the ferry from Seattle to Bremerton and were following the Wenatchee across the Puget Sound. She gave me some nice views. I believe those are the Olympic Mountains.

www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/your_wsf/our_fleet/index.cfm?ves...

Seattle, Washington
Puget Sound
December 2009

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Monday, December 7, 2009

Sam Hill Memorial Bridge


Sam Hill Memorial Bridge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.
The Sam Hill Memorial Bridge, also known as the Biggs Rapids Bridge, is a steel truss bridge that carries U.S. Highway 97 across the Columbia River between Biggs Junction, Oregon in Sherman County and Maryhill, Washington in Klickitat County. It was named in honor of the early bridge proponent and builder of the nearby Maryhill Museum, Sam Hill.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Hill_Memorial_Bridge

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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Southbound BNSF 6033


Southbound BNSF 6033, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

We were driving north to Spokane from Pasco. The tracks parallel WA 395 some of the way and I was looking out for oncoming trains. I spotted this one while it was still far away, and magically, we came up on an exit at the same time. I scared Kate by suddenly pulling off. We got to the tracks with about 10 seconds to spare for me to set the camera and fire off a few shots.

Paha, Washington
November 2009

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EAT Beesley's


EAT Beesley's, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Toledo, Washington along Interstate 5
December 2009
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Kate and I spent a few days in Oregon and Washington in November-December 2009. See all of the pictures from this trip.

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

MickeyB


MickeyB, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

MickeyB and I collaborated on a series of portraits on November 24, 2009. He'll probably post others, but this is my favorite.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois

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Fall Berries


Fall Berries, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois
September 2009

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Avoiding the Stolen Camera Blues

I've heard of two other suggestions which I've never put into action, but will someday...

1. Use a large Styrofoam cooler for storing stuff in your car. Who breaks into a car for some wet, cold beer? A side benefit is that it keeps your equipment a little cooler if it's a a sunny day.

2. Use a diaper bag as a camera bag. It doesn't look cool, but really, who would steal a diaper bag?

Monday, November 23, 2009

The Eyes

I was really thinking that I liked the lighting on this picture of Kate.

Kate at the Bridge

Open shade is such nice soft light. But the problem is that her eyes are too dark. You can barely see the whites. And they ought to be white, not dark gray. And you can't even tell the color of her eyes.

That's one of the reasons for close-to-the-axis fill-flash, even in a situation like this, where the light is nice. The idea is to spark up those eyes just a little.

Another thing I've learned too late.

Saint Louis Historical Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse (officially called the Old St. Louis County Courthouse) was a combination federal and state courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri that was Missouri's tallest habitable building from 1864 to 1894 and now is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Courthouse_(St._Louis,_Missouri)

The view from our room at the Hyatt Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri
September 2009

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Henry Hudson Bridge


Henry Hudson Bridge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

The Henry Hudson Bridge is a steel arch toll bridge in New York City across the Spuyten Duyvil Creek, a tidal strait. It connects the Spuyten Duyvil section of The Bronx with the northern end of Manhattan to the south. On the Manhattan side, it touches Inwood Hill Park. The bridge has two roadway levels carrying an aggregate of seven traffic lanes, the lower level having been opened to traffic in 1936 and the upper level in 1938. It was designed by David B. Steinman (in realization of his PhD thesis) and built by the American Bridge Company at an original cost of $4,949,000 for the original single deck structure. A second deck had been designed in and was added in 1938 at an additional cost of approximately $2,000,000.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Hudson_Bridge

On April 25th, 2009, I took the "three hour tour" on Circle Line Tours in New York City.

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Have Projects

If you just take pictures when the opportunity presents itself, you're probably not taking as many pictures as you should. Develop some projects that you're constantly working on.

The benefits are:

It keeps you involved with a subject you enjoy, so that the photography is enjoyable on multiple levels. It also means you learn more. I've recently started working on leaf closeups so that I learn more about trees. And I've always enjoyed photographing leaves. Which is nice.

Projects give you something to work on, even if you're uninspired. Or to make sure you stay photographically busy. For example, whenever I go on a trip, I know that I'll be able to work on several projects, even if I can't find anything else to photograph (eg. One Shot of Everyone, Pictures from the Largest Cities in the US, and Unitarian/Universalist churches, to name a few).

If you've got the collecting bug, photographing things is almost as good as owning them. And more practical that starting a train museum.

By having projects, you are taking more pictures, because you have something to take pictures of. And you get better by taking more pictures.

And someday, I know I'll be famous for my eat sign collection.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Photography doesn't have to be art

My wife just got back from a field trip to a vendor's facility and she took lots of pictures with my point and shoot. It was set on auto and all she did was, in fact, point and shoot. Most of the shots were not "artistic" although there was this one....

The important thing was that she recorded the place (which was impressive), the products, the people, and the feel of the event. Her purpose was not to make art, but to record things so that she could share information with her colleagues who didn't go on the trip.

If I had been there, I would have spent a lot more time taking pictures, but I'm not sure I would have captured the situation like Kate did. I would have gotten some really nice shots, but they would not have conveyed the information that Kate needed to convey.

My point is that we need to take snapshots too. We need to capture pictures that may not be very good, but tell the story - even if they're just pictures of potted plants and random people standing around in bad light.

Pictures can be art. Or they can simply be information. Both are good. Both are fun. Be careful that you don't fail to transmit information while you're spending time being artistic.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles, Illinois
September 2009

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Pottawatomie Park Pavilion


Pottawatomie Park Pavilion, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles, Illinois
September 2009

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Jim Frazier Arrested for Wearing a Tie

One of my benchmarks for a long beard is whether or not it hides the tie knot. I didn't expect to find out before I cut this baby down. Heck, the last time I wore a tie was for either a funeral or a wedding - can't remember. But then I worked an assignment photographing a fund-raising event. A tie seemed appropriate for the situation.

Maybe I'll let the beard grow a little longer. Christmas is coming and there are little children everywhere who need to have their dreams destroyed. ;-)

Aurora, Illinois
November 17, 2009

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Event Photography

A few things I've learned:

When shooting portraits at an event, watch out for people in two layers, front and back. If your lighting is from the side, they'll throw shadows on each other. I think I'll try a clam-shell set up next time.

Also, figure out where you want people to stand / sit before the event begins. Then mark out a box on the floor with tape so you can just say, "everyone needs to be standing in that box." I'm guessing it'll eliminate some of the direction woes.

When shooting party scenes, raise the ISO a little to pick up some ambient light. On the other hand, getting rid of the ambient can isolate the people you want to photograph, and clean up the background.

Remember to bring your bag when going on a walk-around. I could have used a lens change, batteries, and memory cards.

Use the Softbox III on top of the flash bracket.

Stay away from walls - particularly if the subjects are within a few feet of it and you're operating with an on-camera flash.

Watermark your pictures

I'd encourage you to "watermark" your pictures. You may not like the technique that I use, but you really should do something. It doesn't have to be big, but it should be visible and readable when the picture is shown at 500 pixels across - the Flickr "medium" size.

Like this:

UP 1995

And, I'd encourage showing not just your names or initials, but your web page address as well. What, you don't have one of those? Geez. Get one. It's pretty cheap and even if you can't get "bobjones.com" anymore, you can probably get bobjonesphotography.com. The problem is that having just your name or your initials will not help people find you. If you've got a common name, like Bob Jones, even if they Google you, it'll be needle in a haystack time. And don't think that having a Facebook or LinkedIn profile will help. People can't see much without going through hoops. But a web page? No problem. So get one!

Even if you have nothing more than a few portfolio pictures and contact information with a link to your Flickr account, that's enough. I've had several people find me because someone stole one of my pictures that was watermarked. People could clearly see where it came from and visited my site.

Yes, people can crop out or obliterate the watermark. But that doesn't happen very often, particularly if you make it big enough that it can be read at 500 pixels. In most cases the "theft" is more a function of laziness on the part of the thief than malevolence. They're not going to go through the rigmarole of getting rid of your watermark. They just want to put your picture on their web page. Which means people will find you. It's gotten to the point now where it doesn't bother me as much when someone lifts my picture. Because, with that jimfrazier.com text in the corner, it's like free advertising.

But what about the malevolent pirate intent on stealing your intellectual property? What if he does get rid of the watermark? Well, if you look at the above picture, I now always put a second, hidden watermark someplace in the picture. In this case, it's not so hidden. I'm usually better at concealing it. Now the jerk really has to do some work to retouch the hidden watermark out of the picture. Even if he does, I can enjoy the warm feeling that he had to break a sweat. And since I don't usually post pictures that are much bigger than 800 or 900 pixels across, I'm not too worried about someone stealing the picture and printing or publishing it.

But Jim! Watermarking is so ugly! So what? You can be elegant about it. Here's one from Aldo Risolvo. His watermark almost enhances the picture. Me, I'm not so elegant. But it doesn't have to be ugly if you don't want it to be. And if the watermark bothers the occasional photographic purist, well, it's my picture - so there (sticking my tongue out).

You might have noticed that Aldo doesn't put his web address on the picture. He doesn't need to. Try Googling Aldo Risolvo and you'll see what I mean. But Bob Jones?

So there you have it. I'd encourage you to watermark your pictures. It'll help people find you. And it goes a long way towards preventing theft. Or at least helping you take advantage of thieves.

Monday, November 16, 2009

New York Aster ballad


New York Aster ballad, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.
Kate "encouraged me" to join her on a trip to Home Depot's garden center to look for mums. As usual, I got distracted and made her buy me this toy. That'll teach her.

Frazier Studio
Batavia, Illinois
August 2009

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Monday, November 9, 2009

Yellow Leaf / Blue Sky


Yellow Leaf / Blue Sky, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Illinois

November 5, 2009

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Sunday, November 8, 2009

Kate's Place Setting


Kate's Place Setting, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

We had some friends over for dinner Saturday and Kate broke out the good stuff. The china is from her mother, the crystal and flatware are from the event that happened 25.5 years ago.

When I saw the table after she had set it, I had to break out all the camera equipment that she made me put away. Dinner was excellent, by the way. Wow.

Batavia, Illinois
November 7, 2009

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Blue Berries


Blue Berries, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

At the NE corner of Third and Campbell in Geneva, Illinois
November 8, 2009

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Latch


Latch, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Illinois Railway Museum
Union, Illinois
July 2009
www.irm.org/

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Box Car Door


Box Car Door, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

Illinois Railway Museum
Union, Illinois
July 2009
www.irm.org/

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Washington Bridge


Washington Bridge, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Bridge

On April 25th, 2009, I took the "three hour tour" on Circle Line Tours in New York City.

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, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

A friend asked me to take some pictures of her and her horses.

Bartlett, Illinois
August 2009

Lighting: Bare SB600 triggered by CLS camera left, TTL -1.0 EV

Here are more pictures from this session

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, originally uploaded by Jim Frazier.

A friend asked me to take some pictures of her and her horses.

Bartlett, Illinois
August 2009

Here are more pictures from this session

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"I think I'll just go over and see what that guy wants."

A friend asked me to take some pictures of her and her horses.

Bartlett, Illinois
August 2009

Here are more pictures from this session

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