Monthly Archives: August 2012

WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

31 August 2012 Lens: Pens: WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge gives me the opportunity to show one of my favorite memories from a spectacular holiday with my teenage grandchildren. The photograph posted in the Lens section is exemplary of the adventure … Continue reading

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Gates and Passages of San Francisco

29 August 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: San Francisco’s architecture has a zest for designs that include hand-crafted wrought iron gates, iron doors and metal screens. These goodies are integral to the city’s exterior spaces. … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban

24 August 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: The urban landscape can be thrilling with its commerce, culture, history and people. But it also can be staggering as one building is stacked against the other. Each … Continue reading

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Movie Review of “Ordinary Miracles: The Photo League’s New York” (2012) and Social Photography

16 August 2012 Lens: Homage to the Photo League: Main Street in Black-and-White Pens: It was a long summer’s day with top-rated humidity and high temps, and the heat index climbing to intolerable levels. So instead of an evening’s walk, … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth, Part Two

13 August 2012 Lens: “False Hope,”” steel outdoor sculpture, by Christopher Keiper I. “False Hope” II. Impending Storm III. Details Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: On August 03 WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge was “Growth.” My submission, which … Continue reading

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An Award that Brings Additional Sunshine to a Summer’s Day

07 August 2012 Lens: Pens: I feel particularly blessed. On a heavily humid day a message arrived that Otto of “Muchow’s Creative Photo Blog” nominated me for the “Inspiring Blog Award.” To me the most important part of the award … Continue reading

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San Francisco: Culinary Heaven and Food Photography

01 August 2012 Lens: I. Brenda’s French Soul Food, San Francisco II. Sutter Pub, San Francisco III. Nob Hill Grill, San Francisco IV. Fish. Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: A memorable puzzle piece of a traveler’s mind … Continue reading

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