Author Archives: MSST

About MSST

Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Grandfather,Teacher, Counselor, Photographer and married to Sylvia since 1963.

Brexit, Scotland & Independence

Brexit, Scotland, & Independence Photo and Story by Stephanie Banks This summer David and I traveled to Scotland to hike in the highlands and on the Isle of Skye.  Inverness was the point of departure for our hike north.  While … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S A SUPER HIGHWAY by Jerry Taylor

(Originally Published 2017) I recently heard from Sid Thornton in Indonesia and he sent me a photo to remind me of our day out “shooting” in the countryside. It was November 1, 2012; it was my birthday. It was foggy … Continue reading

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THE GREAT BROWN DUNDERHEAD by Dave Gigliotti

(Original Post 2017) I admit it – I am a leaf peeper, and foliage fanatic. Camera in hand, I will search for fiery seasonal spices like cayenne red and saffron yellow to add to my color palette. Usually, the dangers … Continue reading

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DECISIVE MOMENT by Jerry Taylor

(Originally posted in 2017) We visited the Thailand/Myanmar border on a previous trip to Thailand in October of 2011, but were restricted from crossing over into Myanmar. However, a short four years later we spent a month (February 2015) in … Continue reading

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NYPD BLUE by Steve Sattler

The year was 1996 and I was enrolled in a B/W darkroom class at a local community college. Our subject assignment that week was street photography, so I decided to take a day off from work for a New York City … Continue reading

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ANGEL DOGWOOD by Jerry Taylor

The memory is pretty vague; the year was 1976 or 1977. I know it was a very rainy week when the Dogwood trees bloom in the early Spring. I liked to go out when the sun was just rising. We … Continue reading

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A FUZZY PHOTO – A SOLID THOUGHT by Jerry Taylor

If you were walking through the second floor of the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC and you saw this face – what would you think? If you said “Rabbi” or “Jewish Ancestry,” in the context of the environment, I would … Continue reading

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JUST A PIECE OF PAPER by Jerry Taylor

“Flight” Nikon D700 f/5.6 1/40sec ISO 100 70mm It was just a piece of paper! One of twelve given out at the Eighth Annual Joseph Miller Abstract Photography Exhibit in Gainesville, Virginia. There were 396 entries from a worldwide entry … Continue reading

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WHERE IS SHE NOW? by Jerry Taylor

Thailand Refugee Camp February 2010 on the Burma Border – Canon PowerShot G10 f/4.5 30mm ISO 200 Have you ever taken an image of someone you don’t know? Was that image taken a long time ago? And when you look … Continue reading

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A SILENT MEMORIAL AGAINST WAR by Walt Polley

This image is part of my life. 1) I participated in a year of study at Hamburg University in Germany starting in 1971. My brother (a musician) suggested that I attend a worship service in the Saint Mary Church. When … Continue reading

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