Author Archives: Stu_C



Simple, minimal, spartan – words that convey the idea of distilling life to its essence. I love Mari Kondo’s philosophy: hold onto that which brings you joy, and remove the rest from your life. Photography […]

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The Art of the Brick – Pittsburgh

In 2018 the Carnegie Museum of Science brought the amazing Lego® creations of Nathan Sawaya to Pittsburgh. These are my photographic interpretations of his work.

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Honoring Creative Spirit – Exhibit at Shaler North Hills Library


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IEEE tour of the Carrie Blast Furnace

The local chapter of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) regularly tours interesting sites within the Pittsburgh area.  This time we visited the Carrie Blast Furnace which converted coke, iron ore, and limestone […]

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Photograph? Painting? Does it Matter?

I’ve recently encountered several images that seem to work better as paintings (or drawings) than photographs.  Thanks to the digital darkroom, the distance between the two is a question of which tool to apply.  At […]

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Art and Inspiration International in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

The Pittsburgh Tribune Review came to our end of the year Christmas party at the Shaler Library, and they took pictures!  Once again, I had a wonderful time shadowing the photographer to see how it’s […]

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