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Journal

The Vegas Connection

Mark Roden

I have to say, I like Las Vegas.  I mean, I really like it.  From the fast-paced action, to the bright lights and people-watching potential, what’s not to like?  There’s gambling, which for the most part I’ve done my share.  There are the shows, some of which are amazing like “Le Reve”.  And then there are all of those lights, strung out like some six mile long Christmas tree in every size, shape and color you could think of.  I can’t imagine what the electric bill must be.

(Previously published in 2012)

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Solitude

Mark Roden

There is something about driving a hundred miles before dawn, setting up in a little place ten miles from the freeway which, a day before, was only a little spot on a map with no other reference.  With a warm coffee from some small store out there in the country, I stood behind my camera mounted firmly on a tripod, and looked at the scene.  There in front of me would be a nice turn of the century iron railroad bridge, unencumbered by the pace of modern life.

(Previously published in 2012)

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Around Egypt

Mark Roden

This is where it started.  Not the North African country half a world away, but rather the sleepy little town just outside of Wharton on the Colorado River.

(Previously published in 2012)

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About the Photography.

Mark Roden

The first time that I saw Bob Philips on TV, I was immediately taken with his show; a half-hour program showcasing a different, usually small-to-very small location every week. At that time it was called "4-Country Reporter", named after local channel 4 in Dallas, but the "Country Reporter" part is all Bob.  I don't remember any specific broadcast, but I...

(Previously published in 2012)

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