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:

Tibetan Mother & Child

20 Jul 201325 views, 5 favorites, 4 comments
In "In Uniform"

Tibetan Toddler

19 Jul 201363 views, 16 favorites, 13 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Rural Living"

"We Get All Kinds & Sizes"

2 Jul 201327 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Beach Bums"

"Valley Carpenter Bee"

2 Jul 201326 views, 4 favorites, 3 comments
In "Photo Challenge: The Buzzzy World"

"Red El Capitolio Hibiscus"

1 Jul 201348 views, 3 favorites, 2 comments
In "Inspired by a JPG Member"


28 Jun 201324 views, 2 favorites, 2 comments

"Green Anole"

28 Jun 201363 views, 6 favorites, 6 comments
In "Photo Challenge: The Gardens of Summer"

"Late Afternoon"

9 Jun 201327 views, 3 favorites, 1 comment


9 Jun 201319 views, 1 favorite, 1 comment

"Opening to the World"

9 Jun 201338 views, 7 favorites, 6 comments

"Curves and Shadows"

7 Jun 201329 views, 5 favorites, 3 comments
In "Geometry"

"Waimea Pu`u"

7 Jun 201348 views, 12 favorites, 7 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Breath of Mountain Air"

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