Tag Archives: family


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46th wedding anniversary

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Fundraiser for a friend

My neighbor Dustin is fighting a bitter custody battle against his ex-wife. He’s a good man, and a great father, trying to get his children out of an unsafe environment. The kids are everything to him. So I am helping … Continue reading

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Then and now

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Father and Daughter

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A child being seen but not heard

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Small bore shotgun, small bore rifle

Daughter with Cavalry SX410 shotgun.

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Minnesota was much too cold

We all had to huddle together for warmth.

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The “nobody needs” fallacy

Does anyone really need old family snapshots? Pictures of your child as a baby, or of your grandparents on their honeymoon have no monetary worth and nearly no practical value. What can you do with them, besides looking every few … Continue reading

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My Favorite Navigator

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The man who taught me how to use a camera.

My father Ted Volk. Picking on an LSD-based lifeform in Prague. (Photo by Tatyana Volk)

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Fun with social statistics

Let’s postulate a society with several identifiable ethnic groups. All other things being equal, the group with highest birth rates would be considered the poorest simply because their members would be overwhelmingly young. A 20 year old typically earns less … Continue reading

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Viridian X5L RS installed

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Having a great time in Minnesota

I now have a new travel lens, 24-70/2.8. One reason why I am not so worried about losing a stop of light from 35/2 and 85/1.8 is that 5D2 AF isn’t always perfect wide open (and slight subject movement becomes a … Continue reading

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