Category Archives: Photography

Three

I have this Christmas Cactus. It is extremely prolific, generous with its blooms. As you can see. It blooms several times a year, dozens of flowers each time. It’s almost casual in its exuberance. It requires so little care, and provides … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: Late Season Lavender

When I was about seven years old, my family traveled to England to visit my grandparents. Let me back up now and say that I have mostly foggy memories of my childhood, and I really remember very little from before … Continue reading

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Frame

Why yes, that is a giant rubber duck. Why do you ask? (Posted in response to the WordPress photo challenge Frame. And because giant rubber ducks are cool.)

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Look Up

Posted in response to the WP Photo Challenge Look Up, this is what I saw one day when I looked up at the sky from the parking lot of my veterinarian’s office. Apparently there is a perfectly logical explanation for this kind … Continue reading

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Mary Ellen Mark

Mary Ellen Mark (1940-2015) was an award-winning American photographer and photojournalist who specialized in photographing people, particularly those on the fringes of society. She worked for major magazines (Life, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and the New York Times) as … Continue reading

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Angels

Taken today, using my phone, under the kind of overcast sky that can make statues look like they are glowing. Posted in response to the WP photo challenge Partners.

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On the Hill, Behind a Door(way)

Today I bring you a few pictures, including several doorways, one door, a bunch of rubble, and a sad story.   Just as I have mentioned that I have a soft spot for urban decay, there is also something about … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier

Like many people, I first heard about photographer Vivian Maier around 2010. This is when photographer John Maloof started posting her pictures online and they – and her story – began to go viral. Some six years, five books, two … Continue reading

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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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Brandon Stanton: Human

If you are familiar with Humans of New York, then you know the work of Brandon Stanton. The concept is (deceptively) simple: A series of photographs of people he sees on the streets of New York, along with the stories … Continue reading

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