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Hey, I'm Artur - This is my blog where I share photography, ideas, opinions and some of what I'm doing these days.

Install Of The Museum Palo Verde

By Artur Ciesielski | Home

What an exciting day, when Moon Valley Nursery delivered the museum palo verde, one they call an instant tree, since it’s so large. Its side required the use of a crane to install into a rather large hole. I made the effort to water the ground several times during the week before so it would […]

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Intelligence 1

By Artur Ciesielski | Intelligence

The weekly Intelligence post is a collection of articles I’ve read over the last week or so that were worth the effort: ones I think others would also like to read. Dump Your Pursuit Of Happiness   One of my favorite lines this week is. The truth is, you can skip the pursuit of happiness […]

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Transatlantic In Los Angeles 2014

By Artur Ciesielski | Music

Photos from the first Transatlantic concert tour in 2014 after the release of Kaleidoscope. This was the first concert on this tour in Los Angeles, California. The photos below are, mostly, heavily cropped, taken from near the middle and back of the theater with a 35mm lens. A great concert and worth the trip from […]

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Winter Went Out With A Whimper

By Artur Ciesielski | Essay

Sitting in the garden under the parasol to protect my head from the heat of the sun a glimpse of yellow peaked from behind the white sheath. One, two then a few yellow flower on the Palo Verde. These sole little flowers foreshadow the wondrous symphony to come. Winter went out with a whimper in […]

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Nest Protect

By Artur Ciesielski | Review

I’ve become very fond of the beautiful and very utilitarian . It was installed in mid summer last year. I’m not sure it’s saved me money. It probably has, but that was not the only reason why I purchased it. I like having control of the device from my phone or laptop. While other thermostats […]

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Still Life With Oranges

By Artur Ciesielski | Photography

A quick still life with oranges from our garden. Actually these are like a mix between and orange and tangerine. They are very good. Visually they have lots of character.  I kept a shallow depth of field with the lens at f2, but I’ll probably take a few more photos with a greater depth to […]

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