Before digital cameras came along, you had to set your "F stop" to the proper setting to have the right exposure for your photos. There was a saying among photojournalists: "F8 and be there."--set your camera to F8, and get to the scene ready to go. Not that much has changed, really.

Welcome to the Observer's Photo Blog

Truth be told, I wanted to be a photojournalist when I grew up.


"If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough."

"The pictures are there, and you just take them."

WW II photographer Robert Capa

Friday, March 26, 2010

Series: Simba

My nose wrinkles when I yawn.

I'll show you my good side. Note my classic tabby markings, and white accents.

There's nothing like a good roll around on the floor.

This handsome young cat named Simba, along with other adorable adoptables, can be found at Wayside Waifs in south Kansas City.

Just About Ready

Rows of daffodils just about ready to bloom

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Photo Series: Snow Covered Tables

The sunlight, the snow, the rows of tables...just beckoned to be photographed. Snapped with the BB.

Friday, March 5, 2010


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