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Amazon Closes Minnesota Accounts
I received this email below from Amazon.com this morning for all of my business accounts there. This is another great example of terrible policy produces terrible results. Thanks Governor Dayton and Democrats, much of my business revenue has just been devastated. Continue reading
This week I had the opportunity to work with a delightful young woman in an effort to capture her personality and maybe even a part of her soul for her senior portraits. Alyssa is charming and witty person, she happens to be my daughter’s (and my photographic assistant) best friend and she is a natural in front of the camera. Continue reading
Many of you who do not live in Minnesota may think Minnesota is a frozen wasteland much of the year. It may even be true that as I get a little older there are more and more reasons to agree with that description of this place. But even a frozen wasteland has its advantages. Once in a while we in Minnesota get to experience the amazing spectacle of God’s creation in the magic of hoar frost. Continue reading
We sure had some amazing hoarfost in Eagan, MN today. And then it stayed for hours and hours.
I was able to capture quite a nice little collection of images today. Continue reading
This past week a woman contacts me with an emergency email, “Help this is an emergency.” “Senior portraits are due on October 14th and I do not have them done yet. Can you help me?” Well luckily I had Saturday morning open and I knew it was going to be a gorgeous fall day so I was all over it. Continue reading
Jubilee Minnesota 2011
This past weekend in Apple Valley MN, more than seventeen churches got together to attempt to lift the burden for many of those in our community that need help getting by with the normal things that many of us take for granted. Continue reading
This weekend I was out on a Senior High School Portrait shoot with a great young man from Burnsville Highschool, Evan. Evan is a huge sports kid, so much of our task would be to capture his athleticism and his masculinity. Continue reading
Saint Paul River View Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Some people tend to think that St Paul is not beautiful and alive… I think I differ!!! And maybe even more in BW… ;-D If you are interested in being able to … Continue reading
Minneapolis Skyline Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Listening to: Regina SpektorSummer in the City. Part of a recent outing… I think this whole outing was very successful!!! If you are interested in being able to take pictures like this click here … Continue reading
Riverplace Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. The other day it was a rainy wet cold miserable spring day. The kid of day that makes you want to wrap up in a blacket and read a good book… But this thought in … Continue reading
Gaviidae Common Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Listening to Yanni: Reflections of Passion This image was taken on a recent flickr walk in Minneapolis… To see a quick list from the event go here To see my best work just go … Continue reading
Cathedral of Saint Paul Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Cathedral of Saint Paul Listening to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Introutius Requiem. The music is as grand as the structure. I have never experimented with sepia photo processing so I decided … Continue reading
Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. This is the bridge that collapsed today in Minneapolis. This was the 35W bridge over the Mississippi river in Minneapolis which is a major artery with very heavy traffic. Fifty cars went into … Continue reading
Historic Minneapolis City Hall and Courthouse Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. I take the train to work everyday in downtown Minneapolis and when I am coming into town I seen this fantastic historic building, Minneapolis City Hall. It has been calling … Continue reading
The Circus Comes to Town Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. All kinds of things seem to come to life in the spring…. This is a concession wagon on Nicolette Mall in Minneapolis Minnesota on a glorious 86F spring day.
HDR, or HDRI stands for High Dynamic Range Imaging. It consists of taking several pictures of the exact same frame, each frame moving from a dark exposure to a light exposure, then combining the pictures. This allows for a photo in which the darkest and lightest parts of the picture have detail , where a single photo of normal exposure won’t have detail in these areas.
Basilica of St Mary Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. This is an image of the interior of the Basilica of St Mary in Minneapolis Minnesota. The inside is breathtakingly beautiful and it certainly gives one a sense of awe… You can … Continue reading
A Time Gone By…. Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. A shot of a old barn found very close to the big city of Minneapolis or St Paul Minnesota. It is great to find little hidden treasures like this so close to … Continue reading
I knew there was a reason why I liked this guy…. With heated debate reflecting a deep social divide over issues of life and death, a Minnesota House committee on Tuesday passed a bill that would require health-care professionals to … Continue reading
If you recall a team from South Suburban Evangelical Free Church in Minnesota recently went on a trip to New Orleans to perform some Hurricane Katrina relief work and to care for some of the people effected by the storm … Continue reading
Lyn Perry (from so many blogs I can’t remember) forwared a picture to me that defines Minnesota for him. Minnesota Sunshine: Photographer unknown.
Minnesota Fall Sunset Originally uploaded by !!MNPhotoGuy. There are very few of these left. Enjoy it while you can.
Fall memorial wreath Originally uploaded by !!MNPhotoGuy. A few days ago, I got out for a walk at the cemetery near where I work. Someone had placed a memorial wreath that struck me as remarkably beautiful with this autumn backdrop. … Continue reading
The Minnesota Vikings have been rocked by scandals and terrible playing this year. During all of this, owners, politicians and others have been pushing forward the concept of a new stadium for the team to play. A new stadium option … Continue reading
Andrea ArriagadaMissing since 10/03/05Birthday: 9/24/87Current Age: 18Height: 5’3”Weight: 132Eyes: BrownHair: Dark BrownEthnicity: Hispanic Andrea was last seen at her home in Sartell, MN. She was reported missing on 10/03/05 when she failed to show up at a 6:30 a.m. Nordic … Continue reading