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Odd Couple/28-Silent Partnership

This is series on couples – street photography capturing two people –  which for lack of anything more imaginative I have named the Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer. For my solo series click here Weeklly photo challenge: partners –  give us subjects that are in tune with one another. Please click on image for … Continue reading Odd Couple/28-Silent Partnership

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After spending the afternoon driving along the narrow tracks of roads on the Isle of Skye around Tarskavaig and Tokavaig we passed through this valley and I thought something I’ve never thought in any of the other places that I’ve traveled.  I thought that I could live in this little valley and the rest of the world could fall away and I wouldn’t know and I … Continue reading Utopia

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Ninety Years Ago (almost)

I’ve been going through things lately and came across a book of old photographs – Petit Édifices – Deuxième Série – Normandie by Augustin Bernard;  copyright by Auguste Vincent et Cie, Paris 1927.  This is a sample – please click on any image for a larger view. Plate 2 – Logis du Grand Turc, Rue Sanit-Romain, Rouen Plate 4 – Maison, Rue Des Arpents, Rouen … Continue reading Ninety Years Ago (almost)

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Statues and Sculptures/6

Sculpture of Saint Fanahan carved by Cliondna Cussen in 1981. Please click on any image for a larger view. .  The statue of this 7th century monk sits on the sidewalk amid the urbanized landscape of 21st century Mitchelstown, County Cork in Ireland. There is also St. Fanahan’s Holy Well located at the end of a 700 metre foot path lined with beech trees, and he founded a monastery in … Continue reading Statues and Sculptures/6

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More about Composition

Composition is one of the elements that scared me the most when I first started painting.  I did not have a handle on what made a composition ‘good’.  But it’s true that the more you do the better you get and composing my photos is becoming second nature.  I look for something on which to ‘hang’ the composition. My first image (click on images to enlarge them) … Continue reading More about Composition