Art and Photos by Randy L. James

Focusing in on my creative passions.

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I’ve been playing around with taking shots of my toy collection.  Yes, I have a toy collection.  More specifically monsters, creatures and vinyl characters.  Here is one character named Gleeb.  Gleeb was created by Portland artist’s Doktor Zsa Vu and Norma L. Knott of Purple Planet Artist Corporation.  They do not have a web site […]

Here a three shots from a recent visit to the Boeing Museum of Flight.  The abstracts are close ups of a soviet space pod (Resurs 500 Capsule) that enjoyed a successful reentry and the infamous Lockheed M-21 Blackbird.

Here is another of the shots from Walla Walla.   This picture reads well from left to right so I varied a few things to help enhance that.  This version seems to hint at a story, or a journey. Since the original post, I decided to redo this shot.  This one is less artsy maybe, but […]

So in this shot I decided to play up the delightfully patterned reflection of the boat in the water.  I first flipped the shot, and then I blew out the focus on the bottom half of the shot.  The shot was taken in a tiny marina just north of the Skookumchuck Narrows and the West […]

I’ve chosen to take two images, one focused in the fore and one in the back, of electrical components that are part of the hideous Elwah River Dam.  Are they foreboding?  Are they friendly? In the end they are going to be extinct very soon.  I was personally part of the original movement to remove […]