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Archive for October, 2009

Naming Your Art Work…

I’ve recently encountered a sort of road block when it comes to naming or titling my photographs. I’ve seen exotic names for some quite excellent pieces but when it comes to titling my own work I find myself, well, hindered somewhat. Image Copyright © Barrett Photo Art Take this photograph for example. I stewed over […]

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Mornings…

I love mornings. The smell of coffee. Getting up a little bit early to sort of slowly wind up the day (versus jumping up and racing out the door). Image Copyright © 2009, Barrett Photo Art I also like the wind in my face and the sound of surf. It makes me realize that I […]

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Georgetown Art in the Square…

The first annual Georgetown Art in the Square was one of the most awesome free events I’ve ever been to and was held October 17th and 18th.  The Square was transformed in to an outdoor art gallery with over 150 artists and craftsman of every variety. Sponsored by the City of Georgetown, New York Times, […]

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Fear of Water…Not…

My grandson has absolutely no fear of water and will dive in if not watched. My other grandson was terrified of water at first and didn’t get use to it until 5 or so. Image Copyright © 2009, Barrett Photo Art. I remember the ocean scaring me to death. Hunter here just walks right in […]

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Latest Work and Photoshop Lessons…

I took a photograph of mine to be printed and l learned a new trick. It seems I’ve always used “Sharpen” or “Unsharp Mask” when I wanted to clear some of my photographs up. Then I was introduced to the High Pass Filter. (Ahhh..so THAT’s what it does!) Image Copyright © 2009, Barrett Photo Art […]

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Irons in the Fire…

Seems these days I have alot of Irons in the Fire. So much so that I look at the lists of what I NEED to do; What I would LIKE to do; What I HAVE to do, and wonder where to start. I haven’t updated the “Blahg” in awhile due to job hunting and stressing. […]

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Photography as Art…

Do not concern yourself with the questions, “What is art?” or “Who is an artist?” Everything is art. If what you see and do comes from your heart, you are an artist. – Anonymous   Image Copyright © 2009, Barrett Photo Art Simple quote that inspires me to look around and take photographs that make […]

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Georgetown Market Days…

Georgetown Texas Market Days went very well today with booths consisting of clothing, artwork, leather goods, handicrafts and lots of wonderful things. Cher’s Creations from Round Rock features hand made custom wreaths and floral arrangements with no two being alike. Silver Mallet Productions has hand tooled leather goods such as wallets, belts, and a whole […]

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Competition…

I love photography and it is a huge part of how I keep my sanity in these troubled times. Image Copyright © 2009, Barrett Photo Art These seagulls all have one thing in common. They all the want the piece of bread I have in my hand. (I know – I conned them in to […]

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