Category Archives: Photography

Pure Function: Coal Chute

On Friday (I think) when I looked up the theme for this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge and saw that it was Pure, my initial reaction was excitement. It seemed like a word you could do a lot with. And then … Continue reading

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Four, zero, zero

Books I picked up from the ‘Free Table’ where I work: Four Cost: Zero (to state the obvious) Time I have to read them in the immediate future: Zero Being an adult, I am frequently reminded, means that there are … 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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Spare(d)

I live across the street from an interesting piece of local history, a semi-vacant lot that used to be home to a church, and may yet take on a new life. The church was built in about 1926. By 2010 it … Continue reading

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Story with Pictures

Once upon a time there was a young woman who loved photography. Spent hours in the darkroom (yes, this is a story from the olden days) and took pictures every opportunity she got. She even got a nice new 35mm … Continue reading

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