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Michael Connell
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Focus is Overrated
I took this image while on a nighttime photo walk with a couple of friends recently.  Near the dark porch of a local business I found this small puppet swinging in the breeze.  It was too dark to get an accurate autofocus lock on a moving target.  I snapped...

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The Wall of Death
Ives Brothers and their Wall of Death The Republic of Texas (R.O.T.) Biker Rally was in town this past weekend. The rally is held at the Expo center in far east Austin but this year a secondary site was setup in the heart of downtown Austin. Even though I ...

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A First Printing of Blurb Trade Books
I published my first Blurb book recently.  For some time now I have been looking for an affordable way to print small collections of my photos in book form.   My iPad used to be my means of showing people my body of work but there is just nothing like holdi...

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Mixing Film and Digital at Muster Day
I recently attended the annual open house and "Muster Day" activities at Camp Mabry in Austin. It has become a regular thing for me to go out and take pictures of the WWII reenactors at these events. The men and women who put the war reenactments on do so a...

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Reflecting on Vivian Maier
Ever since I first saw Vivian Maier's work I've been anxious to see the documentary about her life, or what little is known about it.  " Finding Vivian Maier " is currently playing in Austin at the Violet Crown theater and I got a chance to see it.  It was ...

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