Michael F. OBrien

has been a member since Apr 2009 and goes by Onggi.

I am a retired art and photography teacher. As a photography teacher I told my students not to judge a photo by the subject matter (subject matter prejudice). This happens here on Judge only the quality of the photo, not the subject. Looked at 1000s of photos and find this to be true. Subjects are not touched even of good photo quality

Since December of 2006 I have used a Panasonic-Lumix DCM-FZ50 - first digital - I love it and the Leica lens! Previous 20 yrs, Minolta MAXXUM

Find me at:

"Reflect on What You Are Eating"

13 Oct 201324 views, 3 favorites, 4 comments
In "Hungry For More. . ."

"Blizzard on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa"

13 Oct 201324 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment
In "High Winds Predicted"

"Bell Pepper Kaleidoscope"

13 Oct 201311 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments
In "Farmers Magic Crop"

"Mr. Tibet"

9 Aug 201325 views, 6 favorites, 5 comments, In 3 collections
In "Best Foot Forward"

"Tibetan Women"

4 Aug 201311 views, 3 favorites, 3 comments, In 3 collections
In "Woman in Red"

"A Big Island Sunset"

30 Jul 201336 views, 10 favorites, 7 comments, In 1 collection

"Five Monks Descending"

24 Jul 201326 views, 5 favorites, 5 comments, In 2 collections

"New Sensation"

23 Jul 201324 views, 5 favorites, 2 comments
In "Nice to Meet You"

Tibetan Mother & Child

20 Jul 201319 views, 5 favorites, 4 comments
In "In Uniform"

Tibetan Toddler

19 Jul 201354 views, 19 favorites, 13 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Rural Living"

"We Get All Kinds & Sizes"

2 Jul 201321 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Beach Bums"

"Valley Carpenter Bee"

2 Jul 201319 views, 4 favorites, 3 comments
In "Photo Challenge: The Buzzzy World"

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