David Bowie

Just want to recognize the passing of an amazing and very unique artist.

There’s plenty of articles and discussions and tributes out there, about his life, his work, his career, and speculation about meanings of his recent songs and videos. Lots of reading material. Enough text and video (and music!!) to keep you busy for days – weeks – who knows how long?

I spent most of yesterday, off and on, reading about him and watching videos past and present and I really only scratched the surface.

Not only did his career span 40 – 50 years but it appears that he spent the last year or so building a grand finale. A parting gift to us as some people said. It seriously left most fans in awe, even a state of shock perhaps.

He seemed to have suffered in silence – not sure how many knew he was sick – but his passing was heard and felt all around the world. I feel it was planned that way.

This post is already longer than I intended it to be. It was meant to be a nod and a farewell to one of the most creative artists ever to grace the music industry, and a thank you for all his contributions. I am fortunate to have heard his voice as long as I’ve been aware of music in my life and will hear it until I am gone.

Thank you David Jones, and rest in peace.

Here’s a much shorter entry from yesterday on my Saturdays blog…

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Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year

Have a very happy and safe holiday season, from Dark Sky Photography!

Here are some photos from Middleboro, MA 2nd annual Festival of Lights
(photos at my Flickr site).

Middleboro Festival of Lights 2015

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Tooting My Own Horn! – Dark Sky Photo Project

If you haven’t already, and you want to see some of my best photos, take a look at my old blog Dark Sky Photo Project. I’ll put a link at the end.


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Subscribers! Please Read!

Happy Halloween!Welcome to all my subscribers. The numbers snuck up on me over time and now there are nearly 200 of you. Wow!

I wonder, however, how many are real people with real interest in (more…)

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DSP on Flickr

Hi! Long time no blog. I’m still here. Haven’t been doing much, business-wise but definitely been busy.
IMG_7038a (more…)

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Speaking of – Bloggage News and No More P-365 :(

Greetings Earthlings.

Well, the Project-365 is now done (early). I have too much on my plate to keep it going. And I know I was doing it as much for myself as anyone else, but it was discouraging to not know if anyone was even looking at it…so a lack of interest all around I guess. But I’ll still post occasional photos and general bloggage.

Speaking of photos, I have a lot of new ones (more…)

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Project 365

Hi. Long time no post!

I am doing a Project 365 (photo a day) again this year after taking a long break from such a thing. It is part of my Saturdays! blog. The first entry (January 1) is here – just go backwards from there, and follow the whole blog if you don’t already.

Saturdays! generally consists of (more…)

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Hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween. It’s a little late I suppose to post this photo, although if you are a personal Facebook friend, you probably saw it as my cover photo for Halloween week. Halloween is easily my favorite holiday.

I created this photo in my “mini” (more…)

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Been busy with product photos for an up and coming pet supply website. I’ll post a link when the site goes live.

In the meantime, I obviously had to come up with a pricing plan for product photography, as I didn’t yet have one. (more…)

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Rawhide – Wampum Necklace by Wayne Valler

A hand made necklace with a free-form wampum pendant, metal arrowhead-shaped pendant, glass pony beads, two metal beads, and a wooden bead (for adjusting length), made of rawhide cord.
See/buy them at my Etsy shop.
Thanks for looking.

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