Weekly Photo Challenge : Cover Art- A Bug’s Life

Photo and Design by Rob  Paine/ Deep Creek Images Copyright 2014

Photo and Design by Rob Paine/ Deep Creek Images Copyright 2014

Here is another shot for the this week’s challenge : Cover Art. As I always say, if you don’t see anything worth photographing , you are not looking closely enough. This bug was munching on a flower at Green Spring Gardens Park in Fairfax County, Va. Please see second photo below. Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge : Cover Art- Inside A Flower

Photo and design by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo and design by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photography is my first love but if I had do it all over again I think I might have considered pursuing a career in graphic arts. There is so much creativity involved in merging type and photos for things such as book covers. Continue reading

A Year Ago this Week on ISBAA

Photo by Rob Paine

Photo by Rob Paine

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Wordless Wednesday : Autumn Glory at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Wordless Wednesday : Autumn Glory at Swallow Falls State Park in Western Maryland by Rob Paine Continue reading

Lines and Angles at the Garrett County Courthouse, Oakland, MD

Oakland Courthouse Rob Paine

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

The Garrett County Courthouse in Oakland, Maryland is a fun building to photograph with its numerous angles and levels. At times it reminds of something you would see in a M.C. Escher piece. Please see a second more drawing-like version below. Continue reading

The Windows of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

Photo by Rob Paine/Copyright 2014

In addition to being the “Mother Church of Country Music, the  Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. is also a very impressive building to take photos in.  My favorite feature is the colorful windows in the balcony of the  concert hall. (please see second photo below)

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