May 10, 2016 | Ed Foster Jr.
Well, it did take longer than 32 minutes because when I caught site of Josh with Greensavers he was already about one-third of the way toward the summit of the Pacific island native. The brum-brum-brum-brrrrrrr sound of a chainsaw is unmistakable, though at first I … Continue Reading →
April 13, 2016 | Ed Foster Jr.
I’m working in my digital “darkroom” one afternoon last week when I hear the revved-up sound of a small cycle engine zipping down our street. Within seconds the sound returns, but from the opposite direction and then down again, and up again, again and again. … Continue Reading →
February 20, 2016 | Ed Foster Jr.
When I was 16 years old, I was fortunate to have a part-time job working in the News Photo Department of the St. Petersburg Times. One Sunday afternoon it was particularly quiet so I took the opportunity to learn by studying photo contest entries from … Continue Reading →
February 28, 2013 | Ed Foster Jr.
I labored in the skin-burning Florida sun during the summer of 1964 to save enough money to purchase my first professional camera. I was preparing to start my junior year of high school making photographs for the Teen Section of the St. Petersburg Evening Independent. … Continue Reading →
October 10, 2012 | Ed Foster Jr.
A few years prior to my stay at the Hermitage House in Ireland, Declan Brennan and his wife Breda shucked their executive attire and acquired an ailing bed and breakfast in her wee home village of Clogheen, County Tipperary. Just a short walk from where … Continue Reading →
June 12, 2012 | Ed Foster Jr.
My older sister took a shine to her nutcrackers. Not the really useful ones for revealing the meat of a nut, but carved and painted blocks of wood with spine controlled mandibles. It was mere hours before Christmas of 1985 when her precocious five-year-old spotted … Continue Reading →
June 4, 2012 | Ed Foster Jr.
In Ireland, there are two things you don’t want to miss: A traditional Irish pub and a pint of Guinness. I sampled the foamy dark Irish staple so I could say so, but my preference is a hot black caffeine beverage. That’s ok too because … Continue Reading →
March 10, 2012 | Ed Foster Jr.
I do enjoy Saturday mornings. It’s a time I awake a little later and relax. It’s a great time to catch a couple of web surfing waves. When I scurried over to the Hasselblad Owners’ Club site today it was really cool to see that … Continue Reading →