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Al and Nancy Fasoldt
Technology writer and photographer Al Fasoldt writes about consumer technology for The Post-Standard in Syracuse, NY, USA, and for Technofile Online. He and his wife, Nancy, host workshops in computers and photography. This Web site is run independently of the newspaper and its Web site,

More than 2,100 articles, reviews, photos and essays on computers, photography and consumer technology

By Al Fasoldt

Cover photo: The forest primeval
See the hidden Japanese writing?  Photo by Al Fasoldt. Copyright © 2014 by Al Fasoldt. All rights reserved.
I HAD JUST FINISHED editing this photo of a Florida bog when I began to see something that wasn't actually in the photo, sort of, more or less. Perhaps you will see it, too. I'll offer a hint: Write or wrong, it's there.

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