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Laura Wong-Rose

PhotographybyLauraWong-Rose

Petersburg, AK

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I have enjoyed taking photographs for a very long time. My father and I spent hours developing film together in our makeshift darkroom which also doubled as the Master Bathroom. I was fortunate to have free access to a camera and film and I loved playing with them.

Having shot hundreds of rolls of film and either developing them myself or paying someone to do it gives me an old fashioned view on the patience of setting up a shot. Weeks or months would go by before you developed your film and got to see your results. What f stop did I use that time and be sure to remember not to do that again.

The digital age has changed the art of photography for me and I am torn. I love having the ability to instantly decide if a shot is good or bad and either save or delete it, but I also see a trend with the digital age to simply "fix" a shot later with editing tools rather than patiently work for it. Now I play with the automatic functions on my camera rather than F stops and I love that moment of instant gratification but I maintain the habit of carefully setting up my shots. The majority of my photographs posted are not altered in any way. Only recently have I started to play with editing tools and those shots which I've uploaded clearly stand out.

Not having the right camera at the right time, that will never change.

For the last seven years my husband and I have been cruising the Pacific on our 27' sailboat "Lealea" and through our travels we have visited many beautiful places. We are currently spending our second Winter in S.E. Alaska and enjoying the beauty. To see more photos of our travels or learn a bit about living aboard or cruising in a small boat please visit http://CruisingLealea.com

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Pet Portrait - Max the Cat by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Pet Portrait-Waiting for Mom by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Pet Portrait - Annie by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Pet Portrait - Lily the Cat by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Pet Portrait - Lily Two by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Pet Portrait - Lily the Cat Four by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Remember Me by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Beauty and Grace by Laura Wong-Rose

 

The Hammer Slough by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Tlingit Totem by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Chief Shakes House by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Tlingit Totem by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Ladies by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Art by Vandalism by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Spike Africa by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Waiting for Spring by Laura Wong-Rose

 

The Salmon Club by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Frosty Morning by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Diamond Head Reflection by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Sunset Sail in Seattle by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Color of Tenakee by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Snowy Landscape by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Low Tide in Winter by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Clear Winter's Day by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Popeye by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Seabird by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Looking Seaward by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Ala Wai Skies by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Racing in Kauai by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Hibiscus in Hawaii by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Fishing in Alaska by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Lealea in Harbor by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Winter Scenery by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Fend Off by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Icy Entrance by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Sunset at Sea by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Calm Seas by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Sunset in the Ala Wai by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Friday Night Races by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Young Artist by Laura Wong-Rose

 

Hitch Hiker by Laura Wong-Rose