Monthly Archives: January 2012

Longwood Gardens Photo Shoot: Orchid Extravaganza, Part Two

27 January 2012 Lens: Note: I’d like to know which is your favorite. Pens: Yesterday I posted the first part of this week’s photo shoot at Longwood Gardens, where their current exhibition, Orchid Extravaganza, overflowed with Phalaenopsis orchids. These plants … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens Photo Shoot: Orchid Extravaganza, Part One

26 January 2012 Lens: Note: As always I’d like to know which is your favorite or any comments related to this post. Pens: During brightly-lit morning hours I strolled through Longwood Gardens and the current exhibition, the Orchid Extravaganza. This … Continue reading

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Red Cabbage: Abstracts for a Wintery Monday

23 January 2012 Lens: Note: Let me know which image is your favorite. Pens: We had our first snowfall this weekend; it was an icy hint of what is yet to descend on the Mid Atlantic. With slippery roads and … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy and Cairns

10 January 2012 Lens: During one of numerous trips to Southern California I purchased a pair of geode bookends. A geode is found in volcanic ash beds, and are like a box of cracker jacks. You never know what will … Continue reading

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Aesthetics of Everyday, Part Two: Photographs of the Ordinary

12 January 2012 Lens: These five photographs are my salute to the everyday, the ordinary objects nestling in my home. Each seems to suited to a black-and-white format. Please let me know which one of my images is your favorite. … Continue reading

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Aesthetics of Everyday, Part One: Maira Kalman

04 January 2012 Lens: Pens: Our lives are filled, stuffed really, with the mundane and ordinary. But I am convinced that much of what we do not “see” is really more intriguing and substantial. Be it: a row of cars, … Continue reading

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