Simple wood structure that once served as a gas station in rural Texas, near Chappell Hill as I recall, obviously has seen better days. Not only has it been abandoned, it is heavily overgrown with native grasses and vines. Yet there is a certain beauty to it, especially the Fifties- or Sixties-style gas pump (logo removed).
If you look closely, you can see a rough-wood sign between the gas pump and window, indicating the business was at one time for sale.
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Camera: Nikon D80 with Nikkor 50mm/5.8 lens, circular polarizer, ND filter....
Since that golden era when I was a child growing up in Southern California, I've often had a camera in my hands. I was only five years old when I took my first picture, using my grandfather's box camera.
Professionally I began as a Registered Dental Hygienist in Texas, where I still live, then wrote feature articles and poetry for national publications. Later I provided award-winning writing and graphic design, plus consulting and other editorial services.
Along the way, I began to develop this love of photography, particularly as a form of documentation and appreciating the beauty of creation. It's simply a hobby, but I find it interesting that lessons from professional photographers echo what I learned in typography and...
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