Category Archives: Photography

What a difference different light can make!

This post is a follow up to yesterday’s. I made another coffee run down the hill to Starbucks this morning. I think it was earlier in the day, so the sun was at a different place in the sky and … Continue reading

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Blue sky, Grohmann Museum, and Juneau Village Towers

Took this photo yesterday as I walked back up the hill to my office in the Grohmann Museum (the building with the statues) from the Red Arrow Starbucks. The Juneau Village Towers (the tall building and the shorter, shadowed one … Continue reading

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Lake Michigan, last Saturday in October

I drove up Lake Drive to meet friends for lunch at the City Market in Whitefish Bay on this beautiful, sunny day. All along the route trees were at their absolute peak of color, just an overwhelming display of gloriously … Continue reading

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Through a screen

I just finished teaching a class in the southeast corner, second floor of Diercks Hall on Milwaukee School of Engineering’s campus in downtown Milwaukee. I had the window screens lowered because it’s a sunny (although blustery) day, and I was … Continue reading

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October, gray and yellow

Who would ever have thought I’d love this combination of colors? I took this photo of the municipal building and the BMO Tower in Milwaukee yesterday afternoon walking back to my office from Discourse, the new coffee shop in the … Continue reading

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At the doctor’s office (photos taken while waiting to check in)

I had an appointment earlier this week and noticed the sunlight in a hallway off to the side while waiting in line to check in. The person at the head of the line was having an extended conversation with the … Continue reading

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My own little light at the end of a tunnel

Stayed late at work last night, although not quite as late as this darkness would seem to indicate. Sunset is coming earlier in Wisconsin these days, and the Grohmann Museum closes at 5 PM. I took this picture on my … Continue reading

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When life imitates art (or, the imperfection of perfection)

I walked into my office in the Grohmann Museum on MSOE’s campus the other day and really liked the golden autumn glow of light reflecting from the locust tree outside my window. Especially appealing was the correspondence between the dead … Continue reading

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Two apartment buildings

Just a quick photo today. I liked the lines and colors of these two apartment buildings, which I noticed while daydreaming during an extra long stop at the traffic light facing south at Farwell and Ogden thanks to Milwaukee’s train/shuttle, … Continue reading

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Lines Crossed

The sky is overcast in Milwaukee this morning. For some reason this bird and all the crisscrossed lines caught my eye when I stepped out onto our back porch with my cup of coffee to supervise our dog. She had … Continue reading

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