Monthly Archives: December 2007

A Golden Fluffy – Hurrah!

Technicolor Jesse 15 I was honored yesterday to receive Fluffytek’s Lin and Rich’s “Award for Best Fine-Art Nude Blog” for 2007, which considering the quality of their own writing and Rich’s photography is a distinct recognition that I value very … Continue reading

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Long Live Hyperlinking

Jessika at Home 9 The NY Times reported yesterday that AOL is pulling the plug on Netscape Navigator. I’m among the very small minority for whom that has been our preferred browser, most of us probably for historic reasons, as … Continue reading

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Frida Kahlo

Procession 3 Wife Patricia, daughter Emily and I visited the Walker Art Center yesterday afternoon to see the Frida Kahlo exhibit. Made up largely of her self-portraits, which of course make up the bulk of her more important work, it’s … Continue reading

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McMansions Close to Home

Angelique 1-5 The McMansion trend is creeping closer. First it was our next-door neighbors. While we have lived here (almost 24 years), the house next door has turned over three times. The owners before those currently living there did a … Continue reading

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Sycophancy

Abigail Wing Chair 3 Sycophancy — various definitions: “obsequious flattery”; “fawning obsequiousness”; “the fawning behavior of a sycophant; servile flattery.” Practical example: comments posted to models’ portfolio photographs on Model Mayhem. Here are a variety of examples: “Great photography of … Continue reading

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Christmas Report

Australian Battered Potatoes I certainly hope your Christmas Day was as special as was ours. Having family close made it especially fine, and I think everyone was (surprisingly) most pleased with the various gifts they received. For me, a mix … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Jesse in the Basket 10 No post tomorrow, Christmas. Family time! And a Merry Christmas to all of you! Meanwhile, however, the bitter cold, snow and strong winds continued through yesterday. Christmas day is forecast to be warmer (if you … Continue reading

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Brooke’s Portrait 25 Daughter Bethany and her partner Megan arrived yesterday afternoon, so the pace of life here has picked up. Not to mention simultaneous arrival of the two Boston Terriers, who have reacquainted themselves with the house (or at … Continue reading

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Don't Ask, Don't Tell

To some this distorted nude will be offensive. To some it will be an aberration. To some perhaps it will be viewed as a mere trifle. (Click to see the image in full size.) If you read Photoshop User magazine, … Continue reading

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Irresponsible Photographers

Irish town shops Thinking back on conversations with Meg while we shot on Tuesday, I remember a brief discussion contrasting my own habits vis à vis other photographers when it comes to providing images of our work to the models … Continue reading

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