regarding self-portraits

Behind the camera, I am comfortable. I see the light, engage with the subject, compose the shot. I click the shutter. And again. Change positions a little, higher or lower, from a different angle, closer. Closer again. Pull the...

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it’s about time to share

A while back, Andrea Scher did a workshop at Teahouse Studio in Berkeley. This came from the description on the website for that workshop: First, believe THIS: you are already a creative superhero. Next, honor THIS: you’ve got...

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play with photography

Okay, so these first two are somewhat tongue-in-cheek. The sh*t says meme has come to photography. (Now, one for writers, please?) This morning’s xkcd comic was spot on. (Especially with the hover comment – just move...

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a work in progress

When I was shopping for dorm care packages for my daughter, I wandered into Fireworks, which is more like a gallery than a store. (Apparently their site is down for maintenance, but do check back – it is a lovely place.) I...

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