It’s funny what goes through a photographer’s mind when he approaches his final photo location of the day; what lens to choose, what camera settings to pick, what composition to start with, will the weather hold up, will this be the day I waited so long for, will I become a feast for the mosquitoes.
Archives for July 2014
I was thirty six. It was July, 1987. It was an unusually warm night and I remember the sweet soft breeze that followed me around that summer like it was yesterday. Liz, a long-time family friend, invited me to join her with a couple of other friends at the annual County Fair Dance. And she wanted to show off her new guy.
The great lie that maps cure us of is that you can separate imagination from reality. People claim maps are built with mathematics, statistics, and outlines of the real, actual landscape. However, in my view, maps are like love. They take things in, rearrange it all, and then present to the world an image part truth, and part imagination.
One of the perplexing problems of childhood autism is the presence of a myriad of symptoms that make it difficult to live in their own skin, hear the sounds around them, digest their food, and enjoy normal sleep. Here we discuss these issues of ‘sense-disconnect’ and how to start reconnecting these kids.
With unprecedented room to experiment and access to so many different viewers, Psy and others show us that music videos have found a new calling on the Internet – a postmodern medium that lends itself so easily to cheeky, self-reflexive, ironic content. Enter the funny, satirical music video.
Unfettered by the constraints of realism, imagination flows freely over my canvas. The busy shapes & hues hold together in a unified statement, & yet the observer discovers something new at each viewing; establishing a perpetual interest.
In the touristic quarter of Old Montreal, in an area coveted by artists, a dark gallery covered with jarring colors seduces the eye. It’s a Fine Art photography gallery where flora and fauna are delivered in all their raw, stunning colorful beauty.
It’s not every day that a child is born who changes the way you are living to such a degree and in such a profound way that you have no idea what day it is or what time it is, and you don’t really care.
Jacqueline Du Pré has been for me a ‘Song Without Words’ because no one word could express what she was.
This is a story of people who don’t fear Earth’s sharpest elements, but rather have established profound connections with these wild landscapes through athleticism and artistry.