Category Archives: Photography

Wham! “Freedom” in China

I heard Wham!’s “Freedom” on the radio while driving yesterday. I’ve always liked this song, but what I’ve especially always remembered about it was its official video, which details the 1980s duo’s groundbreaking trip to China. Wham! was the first Western … Continue reading

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MGIC Plaza in Black and White

I don’t do black-and-white photography very often. But these sunny-day pictures of the MGIC Plaza down the street from my office seemed perfect for a more stark presentation than color could give them. What do you think? (P.S. – As … Continue reading

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Color and Composition

I liked the sudden coalescence of color and composition that caught my eye while I was walking down the hill to Starbucks this morning.

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Fog rolling in off Lake Michigan

A foggy start to the day in Milwaukee yesterday morning. Looking east up State Street from the Grohmann Museum.

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Hemmed in, but still a beacon

For decades Milwaukee’s favorite weather forecast has been the flame atop the Wisconsin Gas Building. It changes color and flashes to announce rising/falling temperatures, snow/rain, or a steady state (no change from current conditions). There’s even a little poem to … Continue reading

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New Milwaukee Bucks arena changes color as light shifts

Street construction on my usual route to work has me driving past the new Milwaukee Bucks arena from different directions and at different times of day than usual. These literal shifts in perspective have led me to discover something kind … Continue reading

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Random photos from yesterday

I’ve been super busy trying to keep up with midterms and paper grading this week while also mourning the death of my sister-in-law, so obviously no blog posts lately. But I took a few photos yesterday of things encountered as I … Continue reading

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