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

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12 Apr 201340 views, 2 favorites, 2 comments


11 Apr 201331 views, 4 favorites, 3 comments

"Split Leafed Philodendron"

11 Apr 201326 views, 5 favorites, 2 comments

'Caladium Leaf"

11 Apr 201332 views, 4 favorites, 1 comment

"A Bird of Spring"

10 Apr 201352 views, 2 favorites, 5 comments
In "Photo Challenge: Birds of Spring"

"A Sweet Little Ass"

10 Apr 2013210 views, 2 favorites, 1 comment

"Mushrooms on a Celadon Plate"

9 Apr 201332 views, 1 favorite, 2 comments

"Miss Aloha Hula Contestant"

7 Apr 201328 views, 3 favorites, 1 comment

"Mushrooms In Hand"

7 Apr 201347 views, 11 favorites, 8 comments

"Hamakua Mushrooms"

4 Apr 201351 views, 9 favorites, 8 comments

"Bamboo With Moss"

4 Apr 201332 views, 4 favorites, 4 comments

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