Arizona State struggles in horrible loss to Washington State

Arizona State had a rough going Saturday afternoon, losing to Washington State 34-21. ASU turned the ball over on their first 3 drives, and the Cougars took full advantage of it by building a 28-7 lead. ASU was able to get a touchdown at the half but it would be the only real highlight ofContinue reading “Arizona State struggles in horrible loss to Washington State”

Friday Night High School Football, or a good excuse to take some pictures

A couple of Friday’s ago I went to a nearby high school called Mountain Ridge to watch some high school football. It had been many years since I have done that and since I didn’t have any kids I never considered going anyway. However, when you are wanting to learn how to be a photographer,Continue reading “Friday Night High School Football, or a good excuse to take some pictures”

A horrible night for Hockey, but a great night to get some pictures.

Well, last week we went to the Arizona Coyote’s home opener against the St Louis Blues and needless to say the Coyotes are in midseason form. It was a promising beginning when the they entered the 2nd period with a 2-1 lead but then Blues scored 5 goes in less than 10 min. Talk aboutContinue reading “A horrible night for Hockey, but a great night to get some pictures.”

Ducks and Geese through a lens

Been taking a lot of photos of this park that is near my house. A beautiful a pond is right near our house and everyday there are ducks, geese, and doves that all meet up and relax pretty much. I figured what better way to practice taking some shots then using the situation as anContinue reading “Ducks and Geese through a lens”

Flowers in an image and in a poem

Been slowly mastering the ability to become a photographer. Took some nice pics of flowers recently and was quite impressed with how they came out so beautiful. I figured I would post a few with the settings I am trying to remember I used. I also attached a poem I read recently and it fitContinue reading “Flowers in an image and in a poem”

Rod Stewart’s “Sing it again Rod” A quick review of a 70’s masterpiece

in 1973 Rod Stewart was on top of the world. His solo career had taken off. No longer attached to past acts like “The Jeff Beck Group”, or “Faces” Rod was a man on his own. His last 2 albums “An old Raincoat won’t ever let you down”, and is follow up “Every picture tellsContinue reading “Rod Stewart’s “Sing it again Rod” A quick review of a 70’s masterpiece”

Paul McCartney’s Tug of War A quick review

With the end of Wings, his Marijuana arrest, and John Lennon being murdered in 1980. It was clear that McCartney needed a fresh start. He was alone for the first time since his 1971 album “Ram On” and the Ex Beatle had released his underwhelming self produced “McCartney II” to lackluster views and minimal sales.Continue reading “Paul McCartney’s Tug of War A quick review”

Harvest Moon comes again

Fitting that September’s moon is called the Full Harvest Moon.  This full moon rises soon after sunset.  Imagine the days before electricity and you will realize how important that was. In fact it was very important as farmers used to keep working into the nights back in the day. Where did “Harvest Moon” get itsContinue reading “Harvest Moon comes again”