Tag Archives: Popular Culture

Sally’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Challenger’s Choice (Abstraction at Longwood Gardens) (On Another Note, Exasperation Revealed)

25 January 2016 Lens: Let me know which you prefer. Click on image to enlarge, which takes you to another page. If you decide to leave a comment, please return to this page. Pens: The use of the word almost infuriates … Continue reading

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Thank You for Featuring me as a Guest Photographer

07 April 2013 Lens: Pens: My “blogging” journey has been stacked with self-discovery. Another meaningful result of this adventure is the ability of cyberspace to bring together multiples of others who are on similar or divergent creative paths. For me … Continue reading

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My First Guest Photographer: My Teenage Grandson

24 January 2013 Lens: Part One: Rust Series II. Black-and-White Photographs III. Polaroids Let us know which you prefer and why. Pens: In the twenty-first century it is not improbable to have a teenager introduce an adult to a technological innovation, … Continue reading

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Personal Libraries Inspire Artists

10 December 2012 Lens: Samples from my On-the-Shelf and Off-the-Shelf Printed Materials in my Personal Library Let me know which you prefer and why. Pens: In every room of my home is some space devoted to books (really, print materials … Continue reading

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Instant Photography: Analog (Polaroid) vs. Digital (iPhoneography) Are = But ≠

28 November 2012 Lens: I. Black-and-White Polaroids II.Black-and-White  iPhoneography Let me know which is your favorite in each section and why. Pens: The demise of SX-70 Polaroid film and other instant analog film in 2006 left devotees sullen. I was … Continue reading

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Shoes as Cultural Icons: Citrus and Neon Colors on the Streets and Athletic Fields

10 October 2012 Lens: I. Cross Country Tournaments and Invitationals II. Store Display Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: It’s so curious–this proliferation of citrus and neon colors pushing themselves into my visual space. They pop, scurry, prance, … Continue reading

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Photographers as Historians, Photography as History

12 April 2012 Lens: I. Nature and Human Nature II. Material Culture III. People and Places IV. Photojournalism V. Popular Culture through Technology Let me know which is your favorite or favorites. Pens: Since inception photography has been a cultural … Continue reading

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Dystopian Teen Lit as Cultural Hero and Heroine

22 March 2012 Lens: Part One: Abandoned House Part Two: Abstracts of Fire Photographs in Part One were taken on a half-day photo shoot with my grandson. We ventured along a scenic creek and into the woods, where we spent … Continue reading

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