Monthly Archives: October 2010

Is Eternity Infinite?

Morgan & the Chair Which is a question you might not expect from an article about the current Nobel Laureate in Literature, Vargas Llosa, and his seminar at Princeton University:  “Prize in Hand, He Keeps His Eye on Teaching.”  As … Continue reading

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Building a Book, Part II

Kenzie and the Chair Continued …. With the sequence of photos generally established, I first put together a cover for the book.  Blurb permits either art imprinted directly on the hardbound cover, or a separate dust jacket.  I prefer the … Continue reading

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Building a Book

Julia in a Skirt 12 As mentioned two days ago, I’ve been putting together a book based on my “The Box” photo series.  The proof copy is now off to Blurb, and assuming it passes muster I should be able … Continue reading

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Don’t Hand Over That ID!

Pistol’s Art 25 Police are now telling photographers whom they accost, and from whom they obtain IDs — photographers who are acting entirely legally — that their names will “be added to the Terrorism Data Base.”  I’ve said it before, … Continue reading

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At Work

Kat at the Wall 21 I’m working intensely on a new photo book, based on my “The Box” series.  You’ve seen photos from the series here from time to time, with models Abigail, Annie, Brooke, Gianni, Kenzie, Meg, Pistol, and … Continue reading

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Tush 3 Food Movies Department After a long interval, another food movie.  Another nationality and another culture.  This one tells of an extended family of Tunisian-French living in Mediterranean France.  The father/grandfather is let go from his shipyard job, so … Continue reading

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Fifteen Minutes

Carissa Low Key 20 Short term memory.  Life recycled every fifteen minutes.  Memories of events eighty years earlier fresh in mind and filled with detail.  Twenty minutes ago?  Consigned to oblivion.  Calling my mother: “Hello, Mother.” “Hello.  Stephen?” “Yes, Mother.  … Continue reading

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Victoria Low Key 2 “Don’t Look At Me” Department Seems like it’s hard for a week to go by without another report of police — often in the form of a SWAT team — breaking into the wrong house and … Continue reading

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Removing Varnish

Different [Lauren] A brief squib in yesterday’s NY Times entitled “Restored Madonna Glows” caught my eye.  At first I read it merely as another of those chapters of art history and art restoration that crop up from time to time … Continue reading

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Taj Floats 10 Just In Case … Department Just in case you don’t already have a pretty good idea of my attitude toward TSA screening at airports, read “Dominate. Intimidate. Control,” The sorry record of the Transportation Security Administration, by … Continue reading

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