The moon landing and my first cameraUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 20, 2009 with Comments Off on The moon landing and my first camera comments

As I write this, the space shuttle Endeavor is in orbit along with the International Space Station. This makes the most humans in space at one time, ever. Forty years ago this afternoon Neil Armstrong piloted the Lunar Excursion Module …

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Forty years ago…Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 17, 2009 with Comments Off on Forty years ago… comments

Forty years ago yesterday a Saturn 5 rocket topped by the Apollo Eleven mission lifted off from Cape Kennedy (now it’s back to its original name Cape Canaveral.) I was in the summer before my senior year of high school. …

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Wonder wallUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 16, 2009 with Comments Off on Wonder wall comments

Like a lot of photographers I love black & white images. I explore color photographs in Photoshop and often convert them to monotone. There are so many different ways to convert full color into b&w that oftentimes I’ll spend an …

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CabbagetownUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 15, 2009 with Comments Off on Cabbagetown comments

This photograph was made during a walk through Atlanta’s Cabbagetown neighborhood. It’s an eclectic neighborhood that offers many great visual possibilities. This scene is just around the corner from Carroll Street, location of several good restaurants including the Carroll Street …

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Atlanta under threatening skiesUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on July 13, 2009 with Comments Off on Atlanta under threatening skies comments

Sometimes the best photographs are made at the most unexpected times. It was late one Sunday afternoon on the Jackson Street bridge. It’s a favorite spot for shooting the city. I was making Atlanta skyline photographs. The clouds rolled in …

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New Year’s VisitorsUncategorized

by Kevin Ames on January 2, 2009 with Comments Off on New Year’s Visitors comments

The parking lot at the studio was empty New Year’s afternoon except for these visitors from the nearby woods. The buck and doe were frightened by the siren from the neighboring ambulance service. The buck jumped an 8 foot fence …

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Happy New Year!Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on January 1, 2009 with Comments Off on Happy New Year! comments

“Every new beginning starts with some old beginning’s end.” –Closing Time Semisonic May the new year bring you and yours joy, happiness, health and prosperity as you live its new beginning.

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America speaks…Uncategorized

by Kevin Ames on November 4, 2008 with Comments Off on America speaks… comments

No matter who you supported; your vote counts. The campaign for the presidency centered in New Hampshire in early 2007. I had the opportunity to photograph president elect Barack Obama during those early days during a stop at a VWF …

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