Who’s that girl?

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Megan at the Rail Tracks
Megan at the Rail Tracks

Lumix G10, ISO 400, 23 mm, f/4.4, 1/640, AWB

This series of photographs I took as part of a workshop assignment.  Megan is a co-worker who volunteered her time to model and walk around the French Quarter on an early Sunday morning.

Megan at the French Market

Megan in the French Market

Lumix G10, ISO 400, 42 mm, f/5.6, 1/13, AWB

The French Market is America’s oldest public market dating back to 1791 in the same site along the Mississippi River in New Orleans.   http://www.frenchmarket.org

Megan in the French Quarter
 Megan in the French Quarter

Lumix G10, ISO 400, 33 mm, f/5.6, 1/125, AWB

Just yesterday I learned that Megan does not use lipstick; she believes in accentuating only one feature and her eyes take center stage.  Take note people…

Sit Back and Relax

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Sit Back and Relax at the Beach

Sit Back and Relax
Lumix G10, ISO 100, 16 mm, f/7.1, 1/800, AWB

This scene is one that I very much want to be part of.  Right about now would be great.  Destin, Florida has some of the most relaxing looking beaches in the Florida Panhandle with white sand beaches and calm warm waters.  These two chairs called out my attention for their color contrast against the beautiful horizon.

The Lone Star

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Austin, TX

Texas State Capitol Rotunda

The Lone Star

LUMIX G-10, ISO 160, 14 mm, f/14, .40000s, AWB

I took this shot on my first visit to Austin, TX on October 2011 and I was taken aback by their fascination with the Lone Star.  The State Capitol displays the state symbol on everything; chairs, chandeliers, hinges, doorknobs, etc… etc…  It was a great trip and I now cannot wait to go back. 

The Red Streetcar

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New Orleans' Canal Street Car Line

The Red Streetcar

LUMIX G-10, ISO 100, 14 mm, f/22, 13.0 s, AWB

The New Orleans red streetcar line runs on Canal Street and it dates back to 1861 when it was a horse-drawn system throughout the city.  Now, it is the city’s most up-to-date streetcar system equipped with air conditioning.

There goes the Streetcar

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Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar Line

There goes the Streetcar

ISO 400, 39mm, f/5.5, 1/30, AWB

The Saint Charles Avenue Streetcar has been captured by many New Orleans’ visitors and it is recognized as the oldest continuously operating street railway system in the world.     Also the inspiration for Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire”