Still sitting on the fence whether you're willing to part with less-than-a-buck to support my efforts to provide you with vaguely entertaining and visually pleasing material? Try this sample collection on for size and I hope you won't be disappointed. Heck, compared to the spartan 'a dozen snaps' most folks call a book, I work hard to provide you with a steaming pile of stuff to appreciate (huh, maybe not the best metaphorical language I could've used - no wonder no one wants to look at my books). Anyway, I hope the images are better than my sales pitch, which you'll never know unless you download and take a gander at this compendium of my collective works.
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About the Author
The short of it: over-educated, unemployed, and annoying with a camera. Quite possibly a dangerous combination. The long of it: I've been snapping pictures for over a quarter-of-a-century on equipment ranging from a Pentax k1000 to Canon SX700hs - but nothing fancier. In fact, after they retired my Kodachrome 64 film, I hung up the 'real cameras' and settled for "digital pocket snappers." It seems ninety percent of the challenge to taking pictures is to remember your camera (would seem obvious, wouldn't it? But look around at the folks with large, fancy cameras - no wonder they claim the phone-based lens will be the death of real photography). So I do my part and pack it almost everywhere. I was a latecomer to photography, though, so I had time to grow up in many different parts of the country with my formative stage in the South, but junior high and onward in the Pacific Northwest. The last set of initials after my name tacked on by the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine - making the 'highest degree attained' line of the survey read Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. I still live in the state of Washington with my lovely wife of over two decades who continues to be an invaluable accomplice. For any hazard I manage to avoid, our son does his best to ensure we'll see an early grave. Having spent a little time teaching, I've grown to miss a captive audience to inflict my photography upon, so thank you Smashwords for providing me a forum for dispersing my imagery pain to be loosed upon the world.