Merrill Photo Blog

Walkin’ the dog[s]

Walkin’ the dog[s]

I decided to become a PAWS of Grays Harbor dog walker. Tuesdays find me driving up to Aberdeen to let the mutts out. It gives me an opportunity to get to know the dogs. It also gives me an opportunity to exercise my Junk Store Cameras. The idea being –...

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Conglomeration

Conglomeration

I did not realize, when I began this 100 day camera review journey, that I would be sent down so many different avenues of inspiration. There was a time when I processed so much film, I simply glanced at the negatives, chose a few to print or scan, then filed them....

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Handtinting photographs

Handtinting photographs

I’ve spent a good part of my life handtinting photographs with a variety of paints, dyes, pastels, Photoshop etc. (There’s 30 years I won’t get back.) I recently signed up for a youtube channel and posted two handtinting how-to videos. Click here for...

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Bill Dawson, metalsmith

Bill Dawson, metalsmith

  Gather ’round, my creative friends! I’m working on photographing some pieces by renowned metalsmith, Bill Dawson. ( click here for his website … but don’t go there yet! I still need your attention over here.) What I’ve been given...

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