This photograph was taken with my Nikon D-300. It is a No. 5, American Underwood Typewriter. When I was barely reaching puberty, my mother gave me her old typewriter, very similar to this one. I loved to type on it, and back then, you had to think about your words carefully before pounding out the letters on the keys. Make a mistake and it could take you five minutes to change it with the white-out, certainly not like today where your mistakes in spelling are changed before you even realize that you’ve spelled it wrong! When you have to stop and think about writing, you learn to compose in your mind as you type, and that is what I did. I’ve always loved writing (as much if not more than photography). I’ve had some short stories published by Amazon, in children
It’s nice to think that someone likes what you have done, particularly when they pick your favorites.…
I haven’t sold much, but what I have sold is dear to me, so I decided to list them and give a little background on each one. This is the first one.
PEACOCK PRIDE Taken with my old camera, a Panasonic, which was a great camera (gave it to my daughter-in-law who has made good use of it). This photo of a peacock taken in Monroe, CT. has been a popular one. It was in the German magazine, Maxx, and I sold a large one at Etsy. It seems to be a popular one here on RedBubble, too. I’ve also had two different artists ask permission to paint it. (Kristi Zerull was one artist, quite talented, check out her work here: Kristi Zerull, Artist