Dawn – Chateau Elan Winery

Project 365 – Day 114 On morning two of our retreat, I got up early to shoot the winery at sunrise.  There were zero clouds this morning.  While not ideal for a dramatic sunrise shoot, I was not completely disappointed since rain has been never-ending as of late.  The best light and photographic results came […]

Leadership Retreat

Project 365 – Day 113 On Thursday my work peers and I began a 3-Day leadership retreat at Chateau Elan, a nice winery and resort within an hour of home.  The resort is quaint and quiet, and this is the second time I’ve visited for an overnight stay.  The atrium is wonderfully lit during the […]

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Business Trip – Almost HomeII

Project 365 – Day 106 Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport – 4700 acres, 31,000 parking spaces, 1,300 toilets, 25,000 chairs, 53,000 light bulbs, >250,000 passengers per day, and the busiest airport in the world.  It’s good to be home! Fuji X100s, 23mm f/2.0, 1/125 @ f/2.8, ISO2500

Business Trip – Home Away From Home

Project 365 – Day 105 Fuji X100s, 23mm f/2.0, 1/75 sec @ f/2.8, ISO3200

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Business Trip – Departure

Project 365 – Day 104 Tuesday began a whirlwind business trip.  Multiple cities, 3 days, airport rat race. Fuji X100s, 23mm f/2.0, 1/300 sec @ f/5.0, ISO800

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After 5

Project 365 – Day 78 Work hard, play hard. / All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  / The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.  (Arnold J. Toynbee) Tonight was an evening of fun and relaxation with work friends.  Special thanks go to Carol for hosting us!  […]

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Project 365 – Day 43 This is the “Yin” to yesterday’s “Yang” post.  Welcome to today’s “cash register”.  This is Silver, NCR’s cloud point of sale system.  Things have changed dramatically since John H. Patterson’s day, yet the end game is much the same.  Give merchants a productive way to manage and transact their business, […]

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Project 365 – Day 42 My employer, NCR, has a rich 130 year heritage of innovation, not the least of which was the cash register.  It was the origin of the company in 1884, founded by John H. Patterson.  Patterson marketed to consumers, suggesting they demand a receipt.  This, in turn, created demand and an […]

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Old School?

Project 365 – Day 41 I consider myself open to technology and its rapid change.  I’m not a techno-geek by any stretch, but I readily embrace new technologies that bring efficiencies and new capabilities.  Smart phones are just one example, and in my personal case, the iPhone 6 Plus is an amazing device. However, one […]

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Small is Good

Project 365 – Day 8 “Home away from home” – This was one of the first phrases that came to mind when thinking about showing and describing where I spend a majority of my week.  The Oxford Dictionary defines home away from home as “A place where one is as happy, relaxed, or comfortable as […]

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