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  • B+W Fine Art
    spark conversation It is three hours later and apt wanderings and time travels are paused an old blog updated link Photographic Art below Hope all these rambling bring you a smile Spring 1982 a stroll through The Fashionable East Side I found these two generations enjoying the warm afternoon In Prov Coventry Willimantic and Norwich I walked everywhere not having a car for 20 years till 2005 a five six mile day was nothing 2 3 the normal In Willi I lived again on the top of the Fashionable Hill section Although when I told my friends I was moving to Bellevue many said about time or at last The number of times I had to climb the hill daily became directly proportionate to the number of cold beers and arrival time at Willimantic Brewing Co On days where my travels brought me up and down the hill a few times before noon well the lunch started around two and if it was a day with a Y in it no work after lunch enjoy pjc Photographic Art Three Cities old post new thoughts images added This is a very old post 10 years ago ya and it is the same free form rambling all these journeys without a destination Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art B W Silver Gelatin Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Digital and Film Empty stairs Eyes of the child Fine Art Photography Kids Old Roads Olympia Wa Rhode Island Shadows Willimantic Digital IR 2 Thoughts on My Creative Process February 24 2016 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment A stroll with film camera shooting Rollie RPX 400 an orthochromatic B W film Using this film with a Red 25 deep Red filter produces a negative similar to IR Well this digital age has me a bit less patient so standing at the bus stop I thought In theory digital doesn t react to color filters yet last spring I exposed some orange Poppies with a red filter with a good result Setting the camera on B W I went into the menu and applied a Red Purple filter the darkest available My idea being if the filter was applied internally I might have a better starting point to create this effect So convert even when shot on BW to B W IR followed by contrast and sharpening The second image is re opened in PS Convert again save in Newspaper mode contrast and sharp IR close but not quite perhaps over sharp yet it feels like I saw it staring almost into sun just out of frame in left Opinions on effect Thoughts appreciated The trick is not found by letting the camera tell you what it can t do it is found by making the camera do what you want enjoy pjc Photographic Art Meanwhile back in the 70 s scanning new old negs Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art Diggie Fine Art Photographs Nature Olympia Wa Texture

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  • Color Fine Art
    Trains ferries summer my daughter propel the journey forward January 2016 the station is now Olympia The Wolf dances with the Bears the circle nears completion So that s the story of my journey seeking the highlight finding the muse Forty Five years of visual and verbal comments on the human condition Forty thousand images whittled down to six images and a few words here a preview taste of my new book Seeking a publisher investors want to be part of the journey Email me mail peterjcrowley com or just contribute here start a trend pave the Road Between Here and There Photographic Art 1998 North Dakota the eyes of a poet sing a song of peace Filed Under Amtrak Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Dance Digital and Film Documentary Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photography Identity Journeys between here and there Kodachrome Olympia Wa Providence Rhode Island Railroad Reflecting on past Seasons Soul The City as a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Triangles Doors with Shadows February 28 2016 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment Feb 25th walk to Tumwater Falls an incomplete walk Kirsten and Tancern came and picked me up good for I was out of gas and low Blood Sugar New insulin a 2 mile walk bad timing need to carry food I have to fix this walking is creativity for me mobility Motion and emotion my themes and the answer to the contest that was to difficult to enter I have come to a grips with no car not easy my ct circle had dwindled to a 50 mile radius providing many different departures for my strolls So motion was today s ramble short movements no more than 10ft inside strolls as it is what I now think of as a poor winter day 49 lt rain breeze oh how quickly N E Winters fade But the inner strolls through images life a long pleasant walk today Detours abound what is that road over there in 1981 where does it go Today I looked for an older image to compliment this or just looking for visual and verbal images to spark conversation It is three hours later and apt wanderings and time travels are paused an old blog updated link Photographic Art below Hope all these rambling bring you a smile Spring 1982 a stroll through The Fashionable East Side I found these two generations enjoying the warm afternoon In Prov Coventry Willimantic and Norwich I walked everywhere not having a car for 20 years till 2005 a five six mile day was nothing 2 3 the normal In Willi I lived again on the top of the Fashionable Hill section Although when I told my friends I was moving to Bellevue many said about time or at last The number of

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  • Diggie
    into sun just out of frame in left Opinions on effect Thoughts appreciated The trick is not found by letting the camera tell you what it can t do it is found by making the camera do what you want enjoy pjc Photographic Art Meanwhile back in the 70 s scanning new old negs Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art Diggie Fine Art Photographs Nature Olympia Wa Texture Tutorials Uncategorized Washington Winter to Spring Tagged With Abstraction B W Fine Art Photography Black White Fine Art Photography Olympia Photographic Art Simplicity Olympia Faces Thoughts a Bit of a Rant S O S September 3 2015 By Peter J Crowley 5 Comments Another cool wet morning I miss the morning light golden sharp angles a drive walk to coffee seeking the highlight in conversation life I thought Oly would not offer this light often The drought and warmth has provided the light I love I see it through my window beyond my reach Meds pain fractured routine the light escapes me June 30th Olympia Hot Dog Co on 4th Ave I hear it is great but my body says no Christmas shopping at Archibald and Sisters this dapper man said I couldn t get an image with his eyes open Took a few but the first shot was the one Pride Fest June 21 Phoenix Heather Fierz poses with parasol on a hot fun afternoon A muse from first session July 17th a quiet moment a dream imagined memory Wild Bill sings a Dylan song for me and a lady outside Safeway Hundreds of new images in Galleries of re designed site on July 1st One comment hundreds more to show but why bother Sharing giving away the new world of Photographers I give prints away on occasion but everything from every shoot Like on FB support a multi billion Corp and then you don t have to overwork your click finger Worried about having to leave an email address ya I m gonna sell your address LOL like social nitwit sites aren t simple solution have a junk email address so you won t receive unwanted ads I don t send them but you could then use addy on other sites Simple and you can see more information on other sites I have ranted about this before and have also said my Art is about communication but without response why bother talking Photographic Art An artist who s medium is Photography that s me Filed Under B W Fine Art Between Here and There Beyond the surface Changes Character Christmas Cold to warm and back Color Fine Art Complex Simplicity Diggie Eyes Faces Faces and Facades Fine Art Humanity Identity Journeys between here and there Life Models Morning Light New Work Olympia Wa Passionate Observer Photographic Art Seeing highlights Simplicity Soul Summer The Present Verbal images Visual and verbal Washington Winter to Spring Yummy Food Tagged With Black White Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color

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  • Nature and Black and White Faces
    emotion while listening to the autos race by on route 95 all driven by people with their eyes closed going no where and not wanting to be late Cha Ching enjoy pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Adventure Amtrak Amtrak 2008 Travels B W Fine Art B W Portrait B W Silver Gelatin Empire Builder Faces from Either Side of the Tracks Film 35mm Flowers Greed Journeys between here and there Mystic Nature and Black and White Faces Simplicity Uncategorized Seasons Metaphors February 3 2010 By Peter J Crowley 1 Comment Winter Seasons Metaphors The Emporium Gallery Opening February Fourth 2010 6pm to 8pm 15 Water Street Mystic Connecticut A glimpse of light and emotion from thirty eight years of motion made still Summer winter nature and nudes real surreal a look at my visual journey creating photographic art Photographic Art Seasonal Identity Filed Under Abstract B W Silver Gelatin Events Galleries Gallery Shows Nature Nature and Black and White Faces Negative Space Photographic Art 1 2 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A passionate observer commenting on the human condition Blogroll Black and White Forum Cestandrea Paris Dream Time Crabbyolbastard Ruminates David Russell s Visual Art Fine Art Photographers Giclee Prints and Custom B W Paul Gandy Photography PhotoSynthesis S L Johnson Images The In Sight Photography Project The Manila Envelope Literary Art E Zine The New England Anomaly The Photo Connection of Colchester Web Design Streamlined Development Windham Week View my work on these sites Artbreak Artists Space Irving Sadler Artist File Creative Shake Model Mayhem Noenga Global Art Platform Photographers Direct Artist Portfolio Photographers Direct Stock Profotos Stock Photography Saatchi Gallery Blog Archives Blog Archives Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 7

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  • New Views
    have trouble walking and chewing gum I m impressed enjoy pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Color Fine Art Colorful Mind Community Documentary Emotion Fine Art Photographs Humanity Kids Life Negative Space New Views New Work Passionate Observer Photographic Art Social Travel Texture The Present Uncategorized Washington Tagged With Abstraction Color Fine Art Humanity Olympia People on the Bus Portraits Simplicity The Lights are on but No One is Home Yet Light of the Sun November 15 2012 By Peter J Crowley 2 Comments Late day and the parking lights are on as the Norwichtown Mall restoration continues Strong late afternoon sun create this apparently warm light yesterday afternoon I have a problem or a dilemma with posting this tree you see what I saw was a B W photo with a red filter to create a high contrast image But the B W I shoot is film so I am drawn to wanting this the way I saw the original image I could but won t convert it in PS No matter what I do in PS the image never has the edge of a B W neg print Maybe it is me but there is a whole different emotion produced by film the tactile feel of it the lingering study of the subject The feeling of a book as opposed to a kindle To me digital is a destination without a journey and the road of life is a journey of places in the soul places that move you A visual poem part of the journey part of the story as you look at images of my journey you add your life s story to fit my image in your response becoming part of my journey enjoy pjc Photographic Art Earlier effort at conversion I thought sometime recently I posted a side by side of color and desaturated to B W but can t find it now Filed Under Between Here and There Color Fine Art Film Fine Art Photographs Fine Art Photography New Views Norwich Ct Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Uncategorized Tagged With Abstraction Ambiance Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Giclee Humanity Photographic Art Seasons 1 2 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A passionate observer commenting on the human condition Blogroll Black and White Forum Cestandrea Paris Dream Time Crabbyolbastard Ruminates David Russell s Visual Art Fine Art Photographers Giclee Prints and Custom B W Paul Gandy Photography PhotoSynthesis S L Johnson Images The In Sight Photography Project The Manila Envelope Literary Art E Zine The New England Anomaly The Photo Connection of Colchester Web Design Streamlined Development Windham Week View my work on these sites Artbreak Artists Space Irving Sadler Artist File Creative Shake Model Mayhem Noenga Global Art Platform Photographers Direct Artist Portfolio Photographers Direct Stock Profotos Stock Photography Saatchi Gallery Blog Archives Blog Archives Select Month April 2016 1 March 2016 2 February 2016 7 January 2016 6

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  • New Work
    O S September 3 2015 By Peter J Crowley 5 Comments Another cool wet morning I miss the morning light golden sharp angles a drive walk to coffee seeking the highlight in conversation life I thought Oly would not offer this light often The drought and warmth has provided the light I love I see it through my window beyond my reach Meds pain fractured routine the light escapes me June 30th Olympia Hot Dog Co on 4th Ave I hear it is great but my body says no Christmas shopping at Archibald and Sisters this dapper man said I couldn t get an image with his eyes open Took a few but the first shot was the one Pride Fest June 21 Phoenix Heather Fierz poses with parasol on a hot fun afternoon A muse from first session July 17th a quiet moment a dream imagined memory Wild Bill sings a Dylan song for me and a lady outside Safeway Hundreds of new images in Galleries of re designed site on July 1st One comment hundreds more to show but why bother Sharing giving away the new world of Photographers I give prints away on occasion but everything from every shoot Like on FB support a multi billion Corp and then you don t have to overwork your click finger Worried about having to leave an email address ya I m gonna sell your address LOL like social nitwit sites aren t simple solution have a junk email address so you won t receive unwanted ads I don t send them but you could then use addy on other sites Simple and you can see more information on other sites I have ranted about this before and have also said my Art is about communication but without response why bother talking Photographic Art An artist who s medium is Photography that s me Filed Under B W Fine Art Between Here and There Beyond the surface Changes Character Christmas Cold to warm and back Color Fine Art Complex Simplicity Diggie Eyes Faces Faces and Facades Fine Art Humanity Identity Journeys between here and there Life Models Morning Light New Work Olympia Wa Passionate Observer Photographic Art Seeing highlights Simplicity Soul Summer The Present Verbal images Visual and verbal Washington Winter to Spring Yummy Food Tagged With Black White Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Giclee Great Food Humanity Olympia Portraits Seasons Small Business 1 2 3 9 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A passionate observer commenting on the human condition Blogroll Black and White Forum Cestandrea Paris Dream Time Crabbyolbastard Ruminates David Russell s Visual Art Fine Art Photographers Giclee Prints and Custom B W Paul Gandy Photography PhotoSynthesis S L Johnson Images The In Sight Photography Project The Manila Envelope Literary Art E Zine The New England Anomaly The Photo Connection of Colchester Web Design Streamlined Development Windham Week

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  • Olympia Wa.
    no one is a reflection The laughter continues That s Silly Back at the table we laugh about the two scones I say you know we actually got both scones That Look When we took the real one the reflection disappeared A window table Lady Bug board on window seat a burst of crumbs laughter Aphids Praying Mantis s a busy Sat morning at the coffee shop but It s me and you grandpa Ally s and Art animals and reflections on to the Farmers Market to eat lunch with mom we howl to find her Some dancing and carrots eat 3 more and a treat Cotton Candy Dancing and a cotton candy search Ice cream is a good substitute To the South Sound Estuary This adventure to be continued Photographic Art Arts Walk April 2015 Filed Under Adventure Adventures with Grandpa Childhood Eyes of the child Kids Olympia Wa Silly Smiling Eyes Tagged With Ambiance Color Fine Art Great Food Olympia Photographic Art Portraits Street Photography Too Much of Too Little of Too Many of Not Enough Projects March 29 2016 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment Too much keeping pace with life creating commenting moving in a direction the journey continues Back to film the 70 s 80 s 90 s Swirling from age four to sixty six in a 1 250th of a second A brief ramble through 45 years a beginning a tease a new book a retrospect January 1974 a cold morning stroll on State Street New Haven It was very col but the light was perfect a thin gray overcast sun softened by the clouds I knew I had it one image made Kodachrome 64 and walk on to the next shot This image had a feeling that knowing you had spoken that there was more to say The journey will go on the moment brief lasting forever created Forty two years later the moment this moment still feels right April 1973 a walk in the woods of Columbia Ct Mike Sirak s parents home Frozen puddles speak of the past season shivering Mike and I wander seeing abstract color patterns seeking spring in frozen Oak leafs The sound track was as sweet as I will ever know as the eighties dawned in Providence in love with a women then the city The moments multiple moments erupting in the theater dancing across my shutter plane I was the moment the muse The fall was a devastating crash a betrayal a pistol seeking a place to hide Coventry back to youth trust safety unable to find the map the journey stalled at a rest area Where is the muse The Dance of color light seeing returns slowly The North Carolina Dance Theater invites me to dance the blues away The muse visits structure determination hope life The journey re starts Trains ferries summer my daughter propel the journey forward January 2016 the station is now Olympia The Wolf dances with the Bears the circle

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  • Shadows
    no more than 10ft inside strolls as it is what I now think of as a poor winter day 49 lt rain breeze oh how quickly N E Winters fade But the inner strolls through images life a long pleasant walk today Detours abound what is that road over there in 1981 where does it go Today I looked for an older image to compliment this or just looking for visual and verbal images to spark conversation It is three hours later and apt wanderings and time travels are paused an old blog updated link Photographic Art below Hope all these rambling bring you a smile Spring 1982 a stroll through The Fashionable East Side I found these two generations enjoying the warm afternoon In Prov Coventry Willimantic and Norwich I walked everywhere not having a car for 20 years till 2005 a five six mile day was nothing 2 3 the normal In Willi I lived again on the top of the Fashionable Hill section Although when I told my friends I was moving to Bellevue many said about time or at last The number of times I had to climb the hill daily became directly proportionate to the number of cold beers and arrival time at Willimantic Brewing Co On days where my travels brought me up and down the hill a few times before noon well the lunch started around two and if it was a day with a Y in it no work after lunch enjoy pjc Photographic Art Three Cities old post new thoughts images added This is a very old post 10 years ago ya and it is the same free form rambling all these journeys without a destination Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art B W Silver Gelatin Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Digital and Film Empty stairs Eyes of the child Fine Art Photography Kids Old Roads Olympia Wa Rhode Island Shadows Willimantic Shadows and Respect Art in Olympia June 12 2015 By Peter J Crowley 2 Comments Today walking back from an Iced Mocha and Molasses Cookie at Traditions excellent treat and a good book to read I came across this image Seven pm light fading fast I stop across the street traffic passing in front of me has green light standing slowly framing I make the exposure To my right I hear a car start as he drives by he says out the window did you get the shot I did I say as I realize he had stopped so his car would not interrupt my work Olympia is so Art Conscious enjoy pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Olympia Wa Shadows Tagged With Abstraction Olympia Photographic Art s Shadows Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A passionate observer commenting on the human condition Blogroll Black and White Forum Cestandrea Paris Dream Time Crabbyolbastard Ruminates David Russell s Visual Art Fine Art Photographers Giclee Prints and Custom

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