Blood Moon/Desert Sky

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Back at the Track

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Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Somehow found myself at another NASCAR event here at the Phoenix International Raceway.  Not a lot to add to my first experience which I detailed here.   Continue reading

Can’t We All Just Get Along?!

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Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz

Ran into an interesting situation the other day.  There’s a place nearby where I go sometimes to take in a view.  It’s really the only place in town that has elevation, and so it’s been a place where I’ve taken several photos, like this one and this one.   Continue reading

Freeways Can Ruin Lives (But Time Can, In Fact, Heal)

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A fews days rest and I’m still processing what was THEE blast of all blasts from the past.  Unfortunately, the impetus for my return to Riverside after almost eight years (or at least a visit longer than one night) was the passing of a friendContinue reading

Alex

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Copyright 2014 Marc Allen Mintz | One of my earliest and favorite portraits.

My earliest memory of Alex is at Troy’s house.  We were auditioning a drummer, Alex’s little brother Chris, for our new nameless and singer-less band.  It was Troy and I on guitars, our friend Russ on bass, and we were hoping Chris would soon be joining us on drums.  Continue reading

The Only Moustache I’ll Never Shave

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Happy Holidaze!

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On Distance and Focal Length

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Copyright 2013 Marc Allen Mintz

A quickie on how distance to subject and focal length can affect the mood of your photographs…

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Deliverance

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Copyright 2013 Marc Allen Mintz

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This Bird Has Flown (or, The Caaalifooornyuns)

Copyright 2013 Marc Allen Mintz

Copyright 2013 Marc Allen Mintz

I’ve made this trip probably 7 times over the last 8 years, usually taking the same boring route for maximum mileage (and cost) efficiency.  Basically, I get on the 5 in Eugene, take it all the way to the 210 north of LA, and finally out to the 10 to Phoenix.  I’m still finding things to shoot along the way, even if it is at 75mph most of the time.  But I think that’s what makes the images more interesting to me.  Literally, on the road

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