Tag Archives: Photography

Weekly Photo Challenge: HUMANITY

I’m a photographer of still lifes. There’s not a lot of entries in my archives for this particular challenge. But I did come up with one, titled below: Humanity, before Darwin! Or, climbing the evolutionary ladder.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SILHOUETTE

I’m sure there are lots of blogger-photographers who are just tickled by this challenge! Alas, I’m not one of them. So far as I’m concerned, a photo in silhouette (taken by me) is simply a photo badly exposed.  A mistake. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 2

Then there’s a box of stone unexpectedly containing — flowers! It makes me think of a famous haiku by Basho: The temple bell stops. But the sound keeps coming out of the flowers.

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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: WINDOWS

Windows! I love them. I can’t really choose from among the many in my archives, so I’m posting a sampler. I have big windows. (This big window at the Brandywine River Museum reveals a small person peeping into it): This is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: HORIZON

This photograph, for me,  represents two dimensions of the weekly photo challenge, Horizon. First, to me it seems more painterly than photographic, something I have long hoped to achieve but not yet accomplished. Here I feel like I’m at least … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: INFINITE

Infinite patterns — going on and on and on, seemingly never-ending. Is this reassuring? I’m not so sure. But it makes for an interesting gallery, I think! (The patterns are photogenic and pleasing, I hope. But for something closer, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways (2)

All the faces — real, pictured — intrigued me and I just kept shooting: creeping bit by bit inside the store, still horizontally: then crawling in all the way via a tight vertical: and never realizing until this moment I’d … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

I recognized right away that I do this — now a horizontal, now a vertical — a lot on a shoot, but I didn’t know quite why. Sure enough, though, responding to the challenge, I see an example of a landscape … Continue reading

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