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Famous Hollywood Sign in Hollywood, California at night with blue sky and clouds in the background
Did you know that the famous Hollywood sign doesn’t light up? This was a surprise to me, but the reason why is apparently because it would draw too much traffic to the neighborhood where you can view the sign. Getting to this spot requires navigating narrow, winding residential roads and quite understandably, too much traffic […]

Fine Art Friday: Hollywood! | Des Moines Photographer






White and Yellow Daffodil in the evening light. 1
Today’s Fine Art Friday post was selected by a “guest blogger”, my mom! I suppose the irony in the name is that this photo was taken in Chicago, right off of the busy Lake Shore Drive. As Spring gets closer, have you started thinking about your family portraits this year?

Fine Art Friday: Spring Tranquility





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Having grown up on the Mississippi River in Clinton, Iowa, I am used seeing it as the “Mighty Mississippi”. When I traveled to Northern Minnesota earlier this year I got to see a different side of the Mississippi where you could wade across it – if you really wanted to. With my iPod playing and […]

Mississippi Silk