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6 months, 1 week ago 12
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The end of a stellar week with a great group and good things to shoot!  When I get into the Newport Harbor I had  a lot of fun turning on my inner Jay Maisel!  O.K. nobody is Jay except Jay, but I love his style of shooting and love to try and see the way think he sees!  Here are my attempts!  Enjoy!

 

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….and one color for color sake!

 

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May we all see graphics and color a little more like Mr. Maisel!

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

 

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Our best from Jack and Bill!!

 

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6 months, 2 weeks ago 8
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Jack and I are three days into the Oregon Coast Workshop with ten great folks and lots to shoot!!!!  I will share some of the images I’ve made so far, some along the coast, some in Charleston Harbor, and an interesting stranger who is no longer a stranger!!!!  Enjoy!

 

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Wish you were here!!!!!

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

 

 

 

 

 

6 months, 2 weeks ago 7
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I’m leaving Sunday night to the airport hotel to fly out first thing Monday morning for Portland OR to meet up with Jack for our two week swing down the Oregon Coast and then on to the beautiful Palouse region of Washington State!!!!  I promise to try to do some posting through out the two weeks.  Our days are busy but I will at least post some images every few days.

 

I will ask for your prayers for the second week.  This is the longest days of the year and we often need to travel for a while to get to a sunrise location, so we leave the hotel around 3:00 a.m. to get out there.  I try to get a few naps in during the part of the day we are not out shooting, but there aren’t many of those!  This is two great weeks, Jack and I usually have a lot of fun and great laughs!  We have two good groups for these workshops and I know we will have a great time!

 

One of my favorite parts for the Oregon Coast trip is the harbors we get to shoot.  Tis year I’m going ot use  he 100-400 to try and do some tight details.  I have used the 18-135 or the 55-200 in the past, will be interesting to see how this plan works out.  You know what they say about plans, so we’ll see.  Here are a few of my favorites from my last harbor shooting!

 

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….and of course beach shooting!

 

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Come along by visiting me here!

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim

 

6 months, 3 weeks ago 4
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It has been a morning of encouragement!  Sue had a good day yesterday, Wes had a good day yesterday, Deb and Bryan had a good day, and the sun rose this  morning and I discovered I had no tag attached to my big toe!!!!!  Sherelene bought this card for Wes, but I wanted to share it with  you too, this is a card for all of us!  Then we did our Intouch Devotional and it tied right in, more words of God incredible love for all of us, so it is below!

 

Lamentations 3:21-23

 

We have been examining the nature of faith. But on what must we build a strong faith in the Lord? Let’s look at seven aspects of the foundation:

 

1. God is. Faith must be built around the simple confession that the Lord is—that He is real and that He exists and is indeed God.

 

2. God is love. Not only is God real, but He’s also intimately concerned with your life and wants to engage in a relationship with you.

 

3. God is just. You never have to wonder whether or not the Lord will treat you fairly. His justice is absolutely perfect—even when He hands out His loving discipline.

 

4. God is all-knowing. He knows your heart, your pain, and your questions. You cannot shock or surprise Him.

 

5. God is everywhere. You never have to wonder where He is; in truth, you cannot escape Him. Wherever you are, He is right by your side.

 

6. God is all-powerful. There is nothing greater than God. No matter how enormous the challenges and heartaches in your life seem to be, you can overcome them in His power.

 

7. God is faithful. That is, He is utterly and completely dependable. Because of this truth, God’s children know that they can always count on Him for the others. No matter how far you stray, He remains at your side. Regardless of what you have done, He will always welcome you home.

 

Use the above list as a prayer guide, recognizing each one of these characteristics of God and offering your faith as a sacrifice today.

 

Need I say more????

 

Blessings,

 

the pilgrim