Monthly Archives: July 2010

Garden, Hanover, PA, USA

I finally decided it was time to get a point & shoot camera. After some research, and wanting to make sure that the images I shoot with it can be sold as art, I went with the Sigma DP2. It's … Continue reading

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Subdivisions, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Turn this into a map, and it's northern Virginia or Federal Way, Washington or pick your favorite faceless subdivision that starred in Rush's delightful excoriation of suburban living. But here, "conform or be cast out" can have genuine meaning.

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Brick Factories, Kandahar, Afghanistan

So what do you do with all that sand? Make bricks. Between the melon farms are brick factories. See the squarish piles around the foreground smokestack? Bricks. Stacks of bricks larger than a double-trailer semi.

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Sand Quarry, Kandahar, Afghanistan

It's a huge sand quarry. You use what you have. If it looks a little blurry, that's because you simply cannot hold a 200mm lens still enough when it's getting blasted with wind from a Huey rotor. I hadn't really … Continue reading

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