Category Archives: Images I love

White Flowers

So, two-thirds of the way through my month of photography, and what have I learned? Well, about my own photography, I’ve learned a few things: My new (old) camera isn’t great. It isn’t terrible, but it’s not great*. I can … Continue reading

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Man Ray

The photo above, a 1931 self portrait by Man Ray, is one of my absolute favorites. I first saw it in Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine during the 1980s, and found the image so irresistible that I cut it out of … Continue reading

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V is for Vintage

Something very exciting happened earlier this year in the world of vintage photography, historical research, and public access to really cool and important images. If, like me, you are fascinated with vintage images and vintage image making, or if you … Continue reading

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T is for Traces

I live in what is not entirely kindly referred to as the Rust Belt, which means my city used to be Big and Important, and now it isn’t anymore. Being Big and Important brought with it all the good and … Continue reading

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S is for Story

We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories. –  Jonathan Gottschall     It’s one of those truths that’s completely obvious, but only after … Continue reading

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M is for Mistake

The woman in the long skirt and the long sleeves Expresses her profound regret For the frayed condition of her appearance And the lateness of the meal She attributes the disarray to the difficulty She has had in verifying her … Continue reading

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H is for Here

  seeker of truth follow no path all paths lead where truth is here   – e e cummings   (Seeking image by Pete via Flickr) (Posted today as my Day 8 entry in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge)

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G is for Golden Chain Tree

Golden Chain Tree (Laburnum x Watereri ‘Vossii’) Photographed May 2011. You can find more information on this lovely tree here.   (Posted today as my Day 7 entry in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge)      

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E is for Echo

Narcissus never knew, and if he had, It would have changed Nothing The wishes we send out into the world Echo back in To us Weary, grand, solitary, sad, hopeful Bringing back home A trace Like gravity, pulling toward itself … Continue reading

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C is for Caoilfhinnn

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” – Shakespeare Well sure, Will, but if you’re writing a medieval murder mystery, and all you can come up with for your … Continue reading

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