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Michael Arend

Michael Arend

US/ASIA Shoot Where You Are

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I suppose have to start somewhere...I guess I did start somewhere, or sometime. I have a picture of myself when I was about 2 yrs old holding a camera (you can see it at (www.michaelarend.com). And I remember having my picture taken and also looking at photographs. At that time it was all Uncle Somebody or Aunt Somebody, or pictures of the lake, or boats, fish...stuff, just everyday stuff. I was was also always fascinated with looking through things. Magnifying glasses(great for killing ants),telescopes to make things close or very far away, kaleidoscopes, tubes, reflections. I was the kid that spent hours walking around the house with a hand mirror just under my chin looking down and pretending that I was walking on the ceiling. I would carefully walk around the light fixtures and step over the doorjambs and then go outside to stand on the sky. Or I might be found in the closet with sunglasses on, seeing how dark I could make it. I was always experimenting and looking at things in odd ways. An old Brownie camera was part of that type of playing and exploring. I could look down through the top viewfinder and out the upper lens. Everything moved in the opposite direction across the frame as I looked down. I was also always drawing pictures, rockets, monsters, and airplanes were my specialty. Making pictures with a camera fit me perfectly. I was a very visually oriented kid.

I am still (a kid).

P.S. If you are reading this and you are not an INTERNET BOT stop for a bit and say hello or hi or anything for that matter. I love getting comments coz I'm not a BOT either.

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Defiance College Library Night View by Michael Arend

 

Defiance College Library Night Time by Michael Arend

 

To the Enchanted Wood She Leads by Michael Arend

 

To the Enchanted Wood She Leads by Michael Arend

 

Time Out by Michael Arend

 

Barn on Hwy 66 by Michael Arend

 

Willow In Mason Jar by Michael Arend

 

Stella Blue by Michael Arend

 

Stella Blue by Michael Arend

 

Ducklings by Michael Arend

 

Wild Grape Vine by Michael Arend

 

Gazebo In Archbold Ohio by Michael Arend

 

Gulls Winter Sky by Michael Arend

 

Gull On Winter Sky BW by Michael Arend

 

Gull On Winter Sky by Michael Arend

 

Gull On Winter Sky by Michael Arend

 

Snow Storm Along The Maumee River by Michael Arend

 

Pussy Willow In Pitcher by Michael Arend

 

Pussy Willow by Michael Arend

 

Thistle In Snowfall 2 by Michael Arend

 

Thistle In Snowfall by Michael Arend

 

Red Comfort by Michael Arend

 

Defiance Ohio Wall by Michael Arend

 

Cathedral Interior Detail by Michael Arend

 

Looking Outward by Michael Arend

 

Cathedral Detail by Michael Arend

 

Alabat Island On The Philippine Sea by Michael Arend

 

Cathedral Interior 2 by Michael Arend

 

We Flow By As Days Pass by Michael Arend

 

Transient by Michael Arend

 

Spanish Cathedral 1 by Michael Arend

 

Dust to Dust by Michael Arend

 

Yellow Flower Driftwood by Michael Arend

 

Driftwood Study 2 by Michael Arend

 

Driftwood Study 1 by Michael Arend

 

Cherry Blossom by Michael Arend

 

Skullduggery by Michael Arend

 

Enchanted Forest by Michael Arend

 

Urban Underworld by Michael Arend

 

Kaylaa At The Blue 2 by Michael Arend

 

Kaylaa at The Blue by Michael Arend

 

Silent Trees by Michael Arend

 

Winter Thistle by Michael Arend

 

Tunnel Vision by Michael Arend

 

Under The Rails by Michael Arend

 

Time Verses Beauty by Michael Arend

 

Toledo Museum by Michael Arend

 

Forest Guardian by Michael Arend