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© Richard Knight
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UploadedAugust 12, 2010
TakenAugust 11, 2010
ModelCanon PowerShot SD850 IS
Exposure1/250 sec at f/3.2
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length7.466 mm
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[August 11, 2010, Arizona Biltmore, Scottsdale, Arizona]

I “met” Mary at JPG a year ago. She uploaded a shot of Italy’s Amalfi Coast that I liked very much, and I told her so in the “comment” section under her photo. She returned the favor, and soon after that we were JPG “contacts.” Since that time, we have stayed in touch through JPG.

When I wrote Mary a month ago that I might be in the Phoenix area in August, we made arrangements to meet, and we decided to meet at Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, the Arizona Biltmore. I had stayed there several times on business trips and it was just a few minutes from Mary’s home, so it was the ideal location.

We met this morning and spent two hours enjoying a cold drink, great conversation, and photography. (Mary shoots with a very impressive looking Nikon!) We had a wonderful time.

Thank you, Mary!

I have linked Mary’s page. Please have a look. Mary has been traveling for a month, but she promises to get active again this week. I am also linking a page to the Arizona Biltmore, if you have an interest. It is quite a resort.

I have met some wonderful folks at JPG.

(My thanks also to the JPG staff for the great site and for encouraging the JPG meet-ups!)

36 responses

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (11 Aug 2010):


  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    Wonderful!!! I think you have no surpassed my count of JPG meet-ups! Hello Mary!


    JOE FAILK gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    A great meet up! Keep Cool!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    Very nice, real cool meeting and the building is very interesting.

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    Awesome capture of the 2 of you!! Sounds very fun!! LOL

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (11 Aug 2010):

    A great shot of 2 of my favorites!

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Thanks you, Dick, for taking your time to stop in Phoenix so we could meet. I had such a lovely visit with you! Thank you also, for always being so supportive of me and everyone else on JPG!! You're the best!

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Great reds and greens, and judging by this and your compositie image (and text), you had a great time!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Sir R, I'm digging your bolo tie.... what's the story on it? .... great photo of you and Mary, btw

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Love this,,great smiles,,how lovely for you to meet up....

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight said (12 Aug 2010):

    Thank you, everyone, for your kind remarks. Lady D, I bought that bolo tie at "The Cradleboard" in West Yellowstone, Montana, about five years ago. It is a unique piece, signed by the artist, and accompanied by papers. (It is "AKC" registered, LOL.) Although it depicts a Northern Plains Indian in a full war bonnet, the artist is either a member of the Navajo or Zuni Nation, where so much Indian jewelry is made. It is sterling, Thanks again, everyone. .

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    I love this!! Two great people in one picture! I can't wait for my turn!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    You really are getting around Richard and meeting so many JPG friends, well done!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (12 Aug 2010): is SO nice to see photos like this! A charming story and another wonderful meet-up. I can't wait for my own opportunity--JPG is providing airfare and accommodations for me, the little people and the insects, and we'll all be coming to a town near you soon--stay tuned for details! (☺). Thank you so much for sharing these delightful shots!! Mary....can't wait to see you back and posting!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Nothing like FRIENDS............

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    great jpg meet-up! Thanks for the info on this famous architecture by FLW! I studied this in collage, thanks for the reminder of why I love my profession. Keep them coming, please.

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    this is fabulous ! let me know when you're back so we can go shoot something when the weather is better.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    How great that you two met each other.. Mary is a lovely person and her photography is very inspiring...I have so admired her and her work.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Beautiful photographs and stories, Dick! I love the Southwest, and the archtecture is fabulous too. I am so glad to see so many of you having such great fun with your meet-ups! This is truly a fantastic adventure. Love this photo very much!!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Very nice shot of the two of you, and the background is delightful .. a terrific capture!!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (12 Aug 2010):

    Ahhh! Richard, another JPG meet up...what fun you must be having! Looks like you and Mary enjoyed this meeting...a Great photo of you both!!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (12 Aug 2010):


  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (13 Aug 2010):

    Boy Howdy that is an imressive bolo type neck garment...Great photos...Dick you are a stylin machine..

  • Dhanny P

    Dhanny P (Deleted) gave props (13 Aug 2010):


  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (13 Aug 2010):

    A great shot of you and Mary! I am glad that you are having a wonderful time on your trip!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (14 Aug 2010):

    Love this!!!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (14 Aug 2010):

    How fun!!! great shot of you two!!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (18 Aug 2010):

    Delightful. So happy you two got to meet.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (20 Aug 2010):

    JPG family get-togethers! Love it.

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (22 Aug 2010):

    Awesome! I see you have on the appropriate Arizona Southwest tie. Love it! I hereby nominate you as the Ambassador of JPG meetups!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (24 Aug 2010):

    two artists in one shot!

  • Jack

    Jack (Deleted) gave props (27 Aug 2010):

    Excellent Photograph Dick!!!!!!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (31 Aug 2010):

    You are enjoying lots of wonderful meet-ups, when are you coming to Ireland then???

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (24 Jun 2011):

    You are delicious, even in backlight.

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