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Nudes and Opera

Taj Among Pillows 15 Wednesday and Thursday were busy, intense and long days.  As you will see.  First, however, a bit more about Tuesday. As mentioned, in addition to The Grottos, we photographed at the ghost towns of Independence and … Continue reading

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Civil Liberties Triumphant

Taj’s Intensity 2 As the ACLU Blog put it yesterday, “Reason and justice prevailed this week in Massachusetts, where the Commonwealth’s highest court ruled by a 5-1 margin in Commonwealth v. Cruz that police can no longer search or seize … Continue reading

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“Second …” — Nudes, 2003

Taj’s Intensity 10 I’ve changed the banner at the top of the column at right.  A new book, Second …, a collection of thirty-five photographs from 2003, featuring models Abigail, Donna and Meg, three extraordinary models photographed that year and … 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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The Rule of Thumb

Taj Among Pillows 36 The rule of thumb has become commonplace: if an Evangelical Christian or conservative “family values” guy is outspokenly homophobic, chances are he’s a closeted homosexual. Can that be extended to all “family values” campaigners? Are they … Continue reading

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London’s Safety is in Their Hands?

Taj in Bed 2-3 Word via London’s The Guardian that police there have instructed (The Guardian‘s word) private security personnel in London’s Financial District to report people taking photographs, recording footage or even making sketches near buildings. Not “suspicious” people, … Continue reading

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Taj’s Favorite Things 15 Really slow start this morning. It’s wet outside, for the third consecutive day, and that doesn’t help. I did receive word a couple days ago two photos were accepted for the Smithtown Township Arts Council juried … Continue reading

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Switched Over

Taj Among Pillows 12 This will be of particular interest if you are one of my print owners. I’ve made the switch. I’ve converted to Baryta papers, and specifically at least for the moment to Epson’s Exhibition Fiber paper. That … Continue reading

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RIP Aunt Barbara

Taj Floats 2 She was just shy of ninety-six years old. For the past few weeks, she had been slowly slipping away. So, yesterday afternoon, she went gently. Barbara Louise Bates Smith was born a few years before America’s entry … Continue reading

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