Indy British Motor Days 2014

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The Indiana British Car Union again held it’s annual Indy British Motor Days at Lion’s Park in Zionsville, IN. This year’s featured marque was DeLorean. Quite a few DeLoreans made the show but overall turnout this year was lower compared … Continue reading

Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational 2014

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2014 is also the inaugural year for the Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational sponsored by the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA). Over 700 vintage race cars will compete over three days on both the 2.43 mile round course and 2.5 mile … Continue reading

2014 Grand Prix of Indianapolis Practice

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I spent the late morning and early afternoon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway photographing practice for Saturday’s inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis. The Grand Prix will be run on the road course that was previously used for Formula 1 and … Continue reading

Garfield Conservatory

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Garfield Conservatory on the near south side of Indianapolis, graciously allowed the Photo Venture Camera Club to come in before normal hours to photograph. The 10,000 square foot conservatory houses tropical plants and was originally constructed in 1914 according to … Continue reading

Missy Blue

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Missy Blue is a Schnauzer that I photographed for the Animal Arts Academy of Pet Grooming website. The featured photo was accepted to the juried Indianapolis Art Center 2014 Student Show in the Professional Division.

Portuguese Water Dogs

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These three Portuguese Water Dogs were very talented. They each competed in dog agility competitions with their owner! Two photos are of Nemo going through “weave poles” and over a jump both of which are part of dog agility competitions. … Continue reading

High Hampton Inn, Cashiers NC

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High Hampton Inn near Cashiers in North Carolina is a 1400 acre resort on land originally owned by Wade Hampton, a Major General, Governor of South Carolina and a US Senator. Caroline Halstead, niece of Wade Hampton, first planted dahlias … Continue reading

North Carolina

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These photos are of the waterfalls and mountain scenery of Transylvania County, North Carolina. The county has 250 waterfalls and receives the most precipitation of any country in North Carolina. Stairway Falls and Rainbow Falls are on the Horsepasture River … Continue reading

Bettye and Duke

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This shoot almost didn’t happen due to rain on the planned date for the outdoor shoot (the first photo is from that first shoot). We managed to reschedule the shoot and it was well worth it! Duke is a white … Continue reading

Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show 2013

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Traders Point Hunt Charity Horse Show is a hunter/jumper equine competition held in August on the northwest side of Indianapolis. The show is nationally renowned and attracts top riders to the $75,000 Grand Prix of Indianapolis. This marks the 4th … Continue reading

Indy British Motor Days 2013

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Indy British Motor Days is a show for British automobiles sponsored by the Indy British Car Union. For the past three years the show has been held at Lions Park in Zionsville, Indiana. The featured marques at this year’s show … Continue reading

Grandview Stables July 2013

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Grandview Stables has been training hunter/jumper riders since 1952. Each year they sponsor several IHJA shows of which my daughter attends several. I experimented with some slow shutter speed shots here in order to convey a sense of action. The … Continue reading