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iPhone 11 Pro Portrait Mode in the Garden

I decided to use the same plant to show the different portrait mode settings and how each one can be used to highlight a plant in different ways. So either this geranium feels very loved at being photographed and talked … Continue reading

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iPhone 11 Pro Max- Playing with New Camera on Portrait Mode

IPhone 10 had portrait mode but I only used it like a macro lens for flowers.  I purchased the iPhone 11 Pro for the camera. Max was to help me see better. So let’s begin. The first portrait I tried … Continue reading

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The Artist-Poetry and the Visual Arts

Selfie by Quinn Clarice Mae DeRuiter The Artist I walked behind the old city at twilight. There, a wood called to me. Entering it wrapped me in a twilight mystery. Eyes, I felt them just there behind a wall topped … Continue reading

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Stages of Spring from a University Parking Lot

  March in Bay Area California-the grass is new green.  The trees think flowers. At twilight trees lengthen their shadows.  Here and there the basic shapes of silvertone instead of color.   Later the trees in full bloom catch some … Continue reading

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The Light before Sunset from the iPhone and the Poet

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Through the Window

  I exercise in front of our west facing windows.  Through one window a pair  of oak trees stand on top of a hill. The trees say I must speak for them. When California burned and smoked the air, I … Continue reading

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Iphoneography-A Gift of Being Slow

While my spouse throws balls for our busy herder, I walk around the park and enjoy the gifts that nature creates for my phone handy camera. Early Spring and Cow Talk Late Spring-A Tree Frames a Meadow  

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Mystery of Cats

  Who can know the mind of a cat? Trying, we watch them. Do their eyes give a clue? Intent, they notice us. Eyes slanted or open wide, do they, witch like, alter reality?   Or are their eyes simply … Continue reading

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An Interrupted Journey

Life traveled on in its normal daily path until one day it didn’t.  One minute I was in the emergency room for abdominal pain.  The next minute I had surgery.  I woke up in a hospital room a few days … Continue reading

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Through the Windshield- A Skystudy

Lime Ridge, Walnut Creek iphone 4s skylght a vast bowl clouds a drift of images shifting changing tracking Freeway iphone 4s seasons trapped in time yet freed when the bowl shakes and winter crowds into summer Lime Ridge iphone 6s rain … Continue reading

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