Saturday, August 17th, 2013

New Village Farm: Animals

 

 

 

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Friday, August 16th, 2013

No More Camera, Please!

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Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Dolly Eats

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Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Williams Woods, Charlotte, VT

“Williams Woods may be the best remaining mature valley clayplain forest in the Champlain Valley. This forest type is composed of white oak, red oak, red maple, white pine, shagbark hickory and white ash. Associated species include hemlock, sugar maple, beech and bur oak. Although this forest type once covered thousands of acres in the Champlain Valley, woodlands like these are now rare.”

—The Nature Conservancy

 

Iris learns to walk on a boardwalk.

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Rocks are Money

They were playing Rocks are Money.

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With enough rocks, you can pay someone to take you for an airplane ride.

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Later, that person might give the rocks back and ask you to clean his room. If he is your big brother, it might work.

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But Iris robbed the bank,

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and paid off Tallulah

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to drive her around the block

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in the getaway wagon,

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leaving a trail of ill-gotten rocks and un-ripe apples in their wake.

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Monday, August 12th, 2013

Bicycle Ride Through Clouds

It is impossible to capture clouds—

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but one could spend a lifetime trying—

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each day, testing a new method—

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a new art, a new science, a new belief—

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 and spend life captivated, captured by clouds.

 

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Neighborhood Wheels

In the street.

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Big kids are FUN!

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pedalpedalpedalpedalpedal

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Some of the gang.

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Benjamin et. al.

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Benjamin shows Iris what’s under the hood.

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Joshua’s mommy, a.k.a. Heather.

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Jonathan & the eyeball car.

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Two toddlers passing in the day.

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Friday, August 9th, 2013

The Tomato Eaters

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We invite Joshua to pick tomatoes.

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They are not his favorite food.

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But he knows what to do with them.

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Yum!

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Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Why We Had to Leave the Chicken House

Iris thought the food was delicious.

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Monday, August 5th, 2013

New Sport

I have come to the realization that what I am attempting to do in these images is meld the rather disparate fields of child portraiture and street photography.

 

In the first case, child portraiture involves photographing a child in a controlled environment that is possibly made up to look like someplace it isn’t.

 

In the second case, in my experience with street photography, the photographer generally more-or-less wanders about waits for subjects to come to her; certainly it is considered rather impolite to chase people down.

 

What a combination of the two amounts to is taking my child to an interesting location and setting her free then proceeding to chase after her with a camera in hopes of getting some fascinating interaction. In this way, it is rather more like sports photography than anything else.

 

This photo clearly leans toward portraiture,

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while this is quite clearly a street shot with baby.

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The juggler was an interesting fellow.

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