It's the journey, not the destination Mel Curtis's thoughts on a life in the world of photography

And the Little Dog will be Happy too

Hey, I thought you might like these. I do this thing called OurHouse, where I grab the camera and run around the house, the studio, the yard and just document it. No cleaning up, just snap shots of what things look like. I do it about 3 or 4 times a years or when ever. […]

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In the Garden

Birthdays are funny in a way. You look forward to them when you are young, not so much when you are older. But it is a good day to just pause and reflect. Another year on the planet. This afternoon I shall spend some time in my little piece of it.

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30 April 2013 A walk on the Quad

The cherry blossoms are in full bloom and it was a beautiful day in Seattle land. It is spring break and the students are gone. but who could tell with all the people. I never saw many camers pointed up in the trees.

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David’s Garden

I had the pleasure of hanging out with a good friend of mine and photo guru,¬†David E. Perry¬†yesterday morning. He is a master gardener and makes brilliant photographs to boot. And the frittata was pretty kicking as well. It was nice to exchange ideas and talk about the visual medium for which we share a […]

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My Pretty Garden

Trey, I am sorry to hear about your Parkinson’s disease. That must be a blow. How are you dealing with it? I wish I could help in some way. I know you have a great wealth of friends for support, so that must be reassuring in some way. I just wish I give you a […]

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Our House 9 May 2014

I often just poke around the yard and make pictures to show what it looks like in a given moment of time. Springtime is always a nice time, with things growing and color everywhere. it is interesting to see photos taken over time and see how the garden has evolved. And sometimes it is just […]

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Beauty and the nature of decay

I keep meaning to call you to get together, but time seems to pass. I was even going to take you garden photo workshop back on the 8th. I thought it would be great to hang out with you and listen to a master gardener as well. I am sure it was a great day. […]

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A Room with a View

I feel like I have been a bit out of touch lately and I suppose I could say I have been busy or what not. Maybe so. But I have also been thinking about mom a lot lately, and her birthday. Today. Ever since she moved to Westminster, I tried to visit her on her […]

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A touch of the tropics in winter

A splash of the tropics in wintertime Seattle. The conservatory at Volunteer Park.      

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Moving Forward, Looking Back

  Today is a holiday, at least for some people. So I took the day off to do creative things. I scanned a couple of old negatives of images I made in the spring 1982 in rural virginia. I had just got a Widelux Panoramic camera and just mostly just having fun with it as […]

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