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1990 print


BigKBall : scan (My great old scanner DRIVERS were unavailable after XP).

This probably was my first time at Falling Springs with a film camera and the last print I developed in a darkroom.



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In my case I specifically went to the highest peaks in the Shenandoah National Park to photograph a Raven.


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photo : John Moser


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“Put a Bird on It” is a catchphrase that stems from a comedic skit featured in an episode of the American sketch comedy TV series Portlandia. While originally intended as a satire of the avian motif that became a trend in hipster fashion and home décor merchandises during the early 2010s, the phrase has been since incorporated into the aforementioned products as an ironic tagline.

During this troubling weekend I happen to see Fred Armisen referring to this and felt uplifted that somehow I’m indirectly involved with this movement. A belly laugh and humor will pull us through these times of constant despair.

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Very slight on a very long exposure, I was having a hard time hearing the shutter with the sound of the falls.

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Shenandoah National Park March 2013

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Great Falls June 2016




I prefer winter and Fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape — the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show. ~Andrew Wyeth






I hear the noise of wings


I hear the noise of wings, is the final verse of “ANGEL BAND”.

Visited Falling Springs briefly this morning.