Category Archives: Ghosts

Weekly Photo Challenge: DREAMY

Dreams aren’t always sweet, you know. Some dreams are actually nightmares. This house in Amherst looks more like a nightmare residence than anybody’s dream house.  What with Hallowe’en approaching and all, I think it’s definitely one to stay away from! (Come to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REFLECTION

I love this theme! There are so many different kinds of reflection. There’s thinking, mirroring, doubling, confusing — Let’s begin small, with a flickering candle in Maine: Pick up the pace with a  “castle” tower, part of the Yale Art … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SELFIE

Outside of the fact that the term “selfie” sounds like it was invented by a pre-kindergarten teacher for her fledglings — the art of the indirect self-portrait is fun. And it’s certainly much easier for me to bear looking at … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: EERIE

I think I love eerie effects — when I control them. Not in horror movies, or even scary stories! I hate those. But just plain eerie effects? Here are some. (Or maybe it’s a twisted sense of humor. You decide.) … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REFLECTIONS

One of my very favorite photography subjects, the Alice Through the Looking Glass effect of reflections. Fascinating as philosophy, as puzzle, as visual, as design — In a way I think of them as ghosts, or something like memories — … Continue reading

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“Sunday Post”: REFLECTION

Jake of Jake’s Printer’s Sunday photo competition for this week is featuring Reflection, in any of its many meanings. I love reflective photography, both thoughtful and physical —- especially physical! Here’s a recent favorite: are we inside or outside the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: JOURNEY (1)

The way journeys used to be — is the way they’re revived every other year in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts on Coaching Weekend. Some dozen or so four-in-hand coaches in the Gilded Age tradition roll out from Orleton Farm … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: THROUGH, 4

A latter day Alice Through the Looking Glass at the Tucson Mall: Where is the real Alice?

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DOWN

Usually we see our rooms on the level — But here’s a view of the dining room looking down: and here looking down into the living room: A little dizzy-making perhaps. But in either case we’re actually looking downward into … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: REGRET — and Resolve

Looking through this arch at the Hiroshima Peace Park reveals the skeleton (look carefully)  of the Genbaku Domu, the dome which  was the only structure left standing in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on 6 August 1945. … Continue reading

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