Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Exhibition Racket

Meg Against the Wall 15 I must get into the Exhibition Game. The money is so much better than being a photographer. Case in point: I recently submitted three images to The Center for Fine Art Photography (Fort Collins, CO) … Continue reading

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Caught in the Act

Winter Grasses Do you ever wonder why authorities everywhere really would like to ban photography (including video) in public places? Sometimes I think it is because of things like this caught on camera: a NY Times article about a policeman … Continue reading

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Do Movies Lie?

Halley Dances 90 Again on cinema, a consistently favorite subject of mine: When movies commit baldfaced lies regarding location, is it merely poetic license? This is perhaps not the grandest or most relevant question of our times, but it’s something … Continue reading

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Recycled Music

Impromptu Saturday 29 Have you noticed how movie trailers try to increase the appeal of their product by “borrowing” successful musical themes from other movies? I have. Two recent examples: A trailer currently making the rounds for Marley & Me … Continue reading

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Law vs. Custom; Law vs. Common Sense

Irela We ate brunch yesterday at Cafe Agri, a new, small, organic restaurant just four blocks away on Bryant Avenue. It’s a location that has been through multiple eating or food-related businesses, and this is the latest. I may not … Continue reading

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Julia Daughter Bethany is with us for the weekend, so posts will be abbreviated. ———————— Kind of went hog-wild for dinner last night — grilled dry aged T-bone steaks, grilled marinated asparagus, and a potato gateau (shredded potatoes, herbs, sauteed … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes

Tina at Sleeping Bear While I was in Michigan last week I took the opportunity to undertake a rarity: a shoot with a model engaged from the location where I was staying. My home town, Beulah, lies very close to … Continue reading

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Maybe You Have to Live Here ….

Erin Again from the Star Tribune‘s “Police Blotter” (towns mentioned are all more-or-less affluent western suburbs): DEEPHAVEN JULY 2 Fire. A resident reported a smoky fire at a neighbor’s place in the 3500 block of Leroy Street. An officer found … Continue reading

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Meg I worked yesterday with new-to-me model Irela, who was more cautious about working together than most who come from Model Mayhem. She asked that we meet first, and even then only after appraising the “tone” of my correspondence, looking … Continue reading

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On the Cheap

Erin In some ways, I’m impossibly cheap. Not in my wine buying (although others are hugely more extravagant than I), certainly, and probably not when it comes to opera (although my level of fanaticism is well controlled). But when it … Continue reading

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