Monthly Archives: January 2010

Facebook Sucks (So What is New?)

Dancing in Place 38 A few weeks back I noticed that friend and model Erin was adding nude content to her Facebook Fan page. I asked her how she was doing that, considering that FB bans nudity generally. She pointed … Continue reading

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What Price Nude?

Jessika 11 A new MM model indicated willingness to do nudes. She’s a brand new model, with zero experience. No portfolio to show. I contacted her as is my norm. She came back to me saying she planned to charge … Continue reading

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Warm Body

Summer 2 Now, don’t take this the wrong way (!), but I was pleased to have a warm body in studio yesterday afternoon on a day with barely-above or somewhat-below zero temperatures outside. I started heating the studio last night, … Continue reading

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Carbs

_G_ Longer term readers know that I’m type 2 diabetic (also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes; the disease is controlled by oral medications rather than injected insulin). Up until summer last year the medications alone (with modest exercise) seemed to be … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Clair The year to date has been rather devoid of photographic stimuli. One — exactly one — shoot so far, although that one (with Mayla) was special enough to sate me for a long time. Now it appears I’ll have … Continue reading

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Back Into Winter

Susan Running 11 We appear to have had our “January thaw.” Temps above freezing have provided some relief for rutted and icy roads, but those that did not clear completely (because melted ice water had nowhere to flow and disappear) … Continue reading

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Coercion, a Street Photographer’s Weapon

Claudine 8 I do not understand why the crime of “coercion” is not used — or at least discussed — more frequently when it comes to harassment and intimidation of street photographers. Bert Krages in his excellent “The Photographer’a Right” … Continue reading

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Depressing Times

Andrea 10 Perhaps the Haiti tragedy — and the seemingly endless tales of loss, death, amputation, and violence, punctuated by a rare rescue or piece of uplifting or hopeful news — has sensitized me, but Saturday’s NY Times main section … Continue reading

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The Inconstancy of Memories’ Future

Brooke & Erin 1-5 Were I ever to write my memoir, the afternoon and evening session last fall with Brooke and Erin would merit a chapter. Friend Lin in England wrote as a comment to yesterday’s posting, For readers who … Continue reading

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Kafka is Alive and Well, and He Has Moved to Vietnam

Erin at the Wall 2-10 I have somewhat a special interest in Vietnam (for reasons discussed briefly below). So the sentencing of five “democracy protesters” naturally caught my eye. As noted in The NY Times: Last month, the army newspaper … Continue reading

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