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Sam Bennett
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Lives in Murray, Utah 2007 - present
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A fine example of our worlds diversity and how much we miss of whats going on around us. I always get a bit of needling when I say I have videos from the library. I show people what we could watch. Inevitably I end up watching them alone since I check Nature videos.
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Hans. I also end up watching Nature video by myself. I don't understand how anyone can be bored watching!
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1st photo in ages here as I've been working on Zenfolio
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Beautiful image! Happy Birthday! +Sam Bennett Have a wonderful day!:)

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I love it when the developers say they want to meet in the middle.
For years, James K. Munn has had a hunch that oil might be pooled under the remote southern Utah town of Escalante, an agricultural spot rich in history and scenery. The petroleum geologist, who explored this area for its hydrocarbon potential back in the 1950s, spends more time swinging clubs on Denver’s golf links than probing Western oil patches. But now in his mid-80s, Munn is intent on seeing whether ...
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Here's a link for photos I have posted (many may have been seen here). I thought I'd give selling a try for those who are interested. Of course, posting to a group whose skills are tremendous, may be ridiculous at best but I'm putting up and posting links where ever I can!
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I sure hope this isn't a cliff said the Jr. grasshopper.
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More simple beautiful flowers from the archives. They are ranunculus, just before they started turning brown on the edges. I love these cause they are so pure and startling up close. The white one could use a bit of work. It's a bit flat.
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and the whole world in a grain of sand
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It's this the superstitions?
 
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Heading up the Hieroglyph Trail. Makes for a very nice day hike with about a 1.6 mile trek with a gradual elevation gain of roughly 600 feet. 
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Sometimes we try so hard to remember people, places, situations, our words get in the way of the true depth of what we are experiencing. Life is full of these constants. Thinking about Mandela as I browsed photos today, I came across this.
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This was the first one of your pictures that I fell in love with.

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I've taken some sort of plunge and am trying to sell some of my photos. Since this place is full of fotogs it might not be the best. I have more to post but the season was late and things were starting to get in the way. Take a look. Maybe something unexpected will strike you.
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You know you've gone over the edge when you take a series of flies pigging out on tortoise poop. To my good fortune they ignored me and I got several shots. This is a random one cause I don't have the time to work on it. Don't worry. I don't have a smell card installed yet so you won't smell anything distasteful!
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Not sure what the flower was these came from, but if this doesn't tell folks what the reason for flowers is evolution has a long way to go.
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Work
Occupation
Staying true to the heart; working at mantaining an internal ethics as the world seems to have gone slightly awry.
Skills
Geeky, Photography, Adobe, PaintShop Pro, Open source, mobile devices, Cabinet making, Guitarist
Employment
  • Self
    Photographer, 1999 - present
    Continuing to work to get better at photographing Insects and Bugs, the foundation of the world we all live in, yet rarely see.
  • BopPop to my now 2 grandsons, Everett and 1 month old Grayson!
    Grandfather, present
    2 wonderful kids!
  • living a moral life as Marge piercy wrote, trying to be of use.
    Information Tech; Knowledge Management, present
    Realizing how much work it is, and how big a toll it can have, to have an internal sense of integrity and morals and not follow the crowds. Its all worth it though!
  • AOL, Salt Lake Comm College, Second Street School
Places
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Currently
Murray, Utah 2007 - present
Previously
Tucson Arizona 75 - 2007 - State College, Pa. 69 - 75 - Houston, TX 63 - 69
Story
Tagline
country blues guitarist, photograph taking, grandpa learning about how to live a life after 50 years.
Introduction
Autodidact for a lifetime, now in middle ages in SLC, Utah. Looking for a path for the second half of life. Amateur photographer, writer, American primitive guitarist.
Worked every summer in the Appalachians of PA. Learned how to roof and lay rock in state parks; tore down several 200+ year old barns and helped a friends Dad build a house out of the timbers, Plowed and shoveled snow, hiked Appalachian trail several times thru Pa.; learned short-order cooking. In Tucson did construction in 105degree days; 6units short of Education degree; mainstreamed Autistic children in 3 different schools; taught grad students teaching skills for handicapped kids in schools; ran successful cleaning business for 10 years; ground floor at AOL in 1995 until 2004 managing technical support writing team; got married, 2 kids; survived 4 back surgeries; started photography career; lived out of back of truck for several summers; cleared 40 acres of mesquite trees in the country for friends; listened to coyotes howl at night by the fire; ran from bears in the Rincons; had small painting biz for a few years. Moved to SLC; worked at medical research company; saw grandson grow from birth till current; 2nd Grandson born 4 months ago; having some small success with photography including 2 library exhibits for kids this summer. And finally, who I was before SLC is not who I am now! Finally grown up....I think!
Bragging rights
Made it to 50 living the life we wanted to. Have great kids, 2 grandsons, Everett and Grayson who as every Grandparent knows are the most beautiful kids ever! Lived in Tucson when it was still a small town, hiked all over the Southwest for years thanks to Ed Abbey. Finally learned to generally be content with what there is instead of constantly looking for something new or better.
Education
  • Self-educated via interests and willingness to take a chance
    natural history, being a father, present
  • University of Arizona
  • Medvis
  • Second Street School
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Male
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Other names
slcsam, sonorasam, photosbysam
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