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A Great Lesson Learned

This past week I had the opportunity to go on a photo walk in downtown Los Angeles with Chris Orwig. If you’re not familiar with Chris, he is a fantastic photographer, and an even better person. He’s given TED talks, teaches photography , and has written a few books. The most recent, […]

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Availability Heuristics

The theme of availability heuristics has been coming up over and over again over the past few weeks for me. An availability heuristic relies on what we know to make a judgement.  We tend to rely on what we know, and what’s easily and readily available. These things we know […]

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Falling Stars and Dreams

I was having a hard time the other night, so I went outside and looked at the night sky. I looked up and asked for a falling star, just one, to let me know that somebody was there. All I wanted was one simple falling star. In a night, a […]

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Lists

We all have lists; lists of what needs to be done, lists of what we’d like to do, lists of what others would like us to do, grocery lists, track lists, wish lists, various checklists, you name it. We use lists all the time. Of course lists are useful, they […]

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New Photo – Nighttime Monsoon Microburst

Late one evening after my wife and I had gone out for dinner, I noticed that a storm was moving towards the Superstition Mountains. I asked my wife if we could go out and shoot the lightning, and she agreed. We got out there as soon as the storm was […]

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Failure is a catalyst for creativity…

Failure is a catalyst for creativity – as long as you don’t let it defeat you. Are we so afraid of failure, that we don’t even try? Or do we play it so safe, that we don’t give failure the opportunity to let us grow? Failure is painful. I’ve failed, […]

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3 Lightning Bolts Playing on a Hillside

My oldest son and I were able to catch these during a chase early this monsoon season in Northern Arizona. We chased this storm across the state, and timed it almost perfectly. The storm blew right over us, and as it blew over, it dropped some spectacular lightning behind it! […]

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Creativity & Passion – A Tale of 2 Seas

The Dead Sea, which we know isn’t really a sea, is completely devoid of any life. The water is full of salt. It’s seven times more salty than the ocean, so the lake is completely dead. It can’t support life. The Sea of Galilee on the other hand, which isn’t really […]

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