Monthly Archives: September 2010

Failure is no Fun

Brynna 11 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] In my experience, camera equipment rarely fails. My few failures have previously all related to the wireless transmitter for my strobes. I’ve had two of those go … Continue reading

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Hands [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Just two very brief items today that caught my eye:  first, an article about a tenacious bookseller of the sidewalk variety who holds on despite, as he puts … Continue reading

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So, Dear Readers …

Dancing in Place 1 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] … who among you is my personal FBI informant? I ask this in light of the recent discovery that the esteemed civil rights photographer, who … Continue reading

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The Tragedy of the Commons — Antithesis

Michelle at Home [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] I’ve written several times regarding “The Tragedy of the Commons.”  You may recall that is the axiom which roughly reads, “If something is owned in common, … Continue reading

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New Model Will Cure the Blues?

Catie 1-21 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] A new model has arrived on my scene.  (I say “my scene” because all indications are that she intends to work with a limited number of photographers, … Continue reading

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Meg & Josh 3-5 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] Law of Unintended Consequences Department Interesting pair of takes on the Craigslist adult services ads issues.  Reason.com provides its usual libertarian slant in chastising Connecticut … Continue reading

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Jesse on the Sun Porch 1 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] ————————– Theft is Theft, Even by Cops Department Read the account at Photography is Not a Crime.  Confiscation of a photographer’s camera under … Continue reading

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The Pause that Refreshes

Lauren at Home Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.  I’ll be taking some time for reflection and consideration of where I’m going photographically.  You may have thought that’s what my recent hiatus (mid-June to end-of-July) … Continue reading

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Memories of Movies Past

Anne 3-24 This year is the 40th Anniversary of two totally and wildly different movies that are joined at the hip for many of us of a certain generation:  Mash and Patton.  I’ve written about this before, but the conjunction … Continue reading

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Minnesota State Fair

Erin M At Home 1-14 Yesterday at the State Fair was cold.  I mean, COLD.  Sweatshirt weather.  Accentuated by the stiff west winds.  I toughed it out from about 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 that afternoon, making several circuits of the … Continue reading

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