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Description of Pictures: Leigh and Leslie Keno have been actively involved in the field of American antiques since childhood. The twin brothers accompanied their antique dealer parents to fairs and kept a personal diary of transactions. Even at the age of 12, they considered themselves to be antique dealers and appraisers. Now Leigh operates his own gallery in Manhattan, featuring fine 18th and early-19th century American furniture and decorative arts, and Leslie runs the American furniture and decorative arts department at Sotheby’s in New York. They are antiques experts and hosts of "Find!" the Public Broadcasting System series in which they visit homes across the country, calling upon experts to help viewers learn how to care for and display antiques. They also make regular appearances as appraisers on the PBS series "Antiques Roadshow." The Kenos are authors of Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture (Warner Books, 2000) and they write a furniture, furnishings and design column for This Old House magazine.
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Copyrights: All pictures were taken by amateur photographer Bruce Guthrie (me!) who retains copyright on them. Free for non-commercial use with attribution. See the [Creative Commons] definition of what this means. "Photos (c) Bruce Guthrie" is fine for attribution. (Commercial use folks including AI scrapers can of course contact me.) Feel free to use in publications and pages with attribution but you don't have permission to sell the photos themselves. A free copy of any printed publication using any photographs is requested. Descriptive text, if any, is from a mixture of sources, quite frequently from signs at the location or from official web sites; copyrights, if any, are retained by their original owners.
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2004 photos: Equipment this year: I bought two Fujifilm S7000 digital cameras. While they produced excellent images, I found all of the retractable-lens Fuji models had a disturbing tendency to get dust inside the lens. Dark blurs would show up on the images and the camera had to be sent back to the shop in order to get it fixed. I returned one of the cameras when the blurs showed up in the first month. I found myself buying extended warranties on cameras.
Trips this year: (1) Margot and I went off to Scotland for a few days, my first time overseas. (2) I went to Hawaii on business (such a deal!) and extended it, spending a week in Hawaii and another in California. (3) I went to Tennessee to man a booth and extended it to go to my third Fan Fair country music festival.
Number of photos taken this year: 110,000.
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