Jardim da Estrela

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On a hot summer day I sought refuge in a lush garden. Large enough to block out the city , the traffic and most the people. It was a little eden. [Location]

Textures Stone and Tile

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Double exposure of an old stone building in the Douro River Valley, Portugal.  Stone road way, tile roofs in a geometric overlay thats accidental and interesting.

Lisbon x2

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The Holga can be unpredictable, especially when there is user error. I have a number of double exposures from my trip to Portugal this summer. This is a combination of the Baixa seen from The Castle in Lisbon and from the … Continue reading

Renault 4

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First produced in the 1960′s  the Ranault 4 has been a French “Everymans”  car. Popular with the working class, trades people and artists. This photo was a happy accident, taken on the twisty two lane roads that follow along the … Continue reading

Summer Walk

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Walking in the canyons of Eastern Washington wild flowers and tall grass.

Strait of Juan de Fuca

Strait of Juan de Fuca © 2010 tsparks. All rights reserved.

Last fall we spent a long week end on Vancouver Island. Canada is not far from here, it is different enough that you know you are in a foreign  country. We have made trip to Victoria almost every fall for a decade, I … Continue reading

Cheney Back Country

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Dirt track through grass, early summer after a wet spring. In a few weeks this will all be brown and tinder dry.

Tyler Store

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The Tyler Store near Cheney Washington. This was a 5 mile bike ride from the Berg cabin.

Mike in Cheney

Mike in Cheney © 2010 tsparks. All rights reserved.

Mike is a friend from the Northwest, he is pictured here on the porch of his cabin in the woods near Cheney Washington. Mike has a very unique style and sensibility. He and his family spend most the year in Istanbul, … Continue reading

Spring Dream

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A double exposure from our front garden. Once again mistakes made with a Holga can make interesting resolutes. Every spring our street side garden is a riot of daffodils and tulips. Our neighbors seem to enjoy the display, so do we.

Spring In The U of W Quad

Flora and Ruby in an energy field © 2010 tsparks. All rights reserved.

There is a grove of old cherry trees at the University of Washington, the trees are so old they bloom later than most cherry trees in Seattle.  I caught Flora taking Ruby’s picture there, the Holga did it’s eccentric thing and … Continue reading