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The Language of the Street

-Seen in downtown Portland As much as I love to spend time by the sea I am truly a city...

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Sharpen Up

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I’m ready. As much as I want to hold on to summer, I’m ready to let it go. I’m ready...

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Language of Summer

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Summer time stretches out in front of us with waves and wishes. Backyard, air conditioning , picnics, wedding, sun screen,...

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Language, Cake and Dainty Details

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Whether it’s for a big fancy occasion or a small intimate dinner, there’s something magical about a gathering amongst friends....

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Love Letters

In thinking about this month’s theme of Language I remembered that I had not really shared here about my experience...

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The Language of Dreams

Top Left: the leaf that looked like a tree, Top Right: double exposure of two paintings Bottom Left: churning, Bottom Right:...

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August Theme — Language

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Words, symbols, letters, numbers. Language is all around us in obvious and hidden ways. It is our means of communication...

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Beach. Life.

Growing up on Canada’s west coast, I was fortunate to spend large parts of my summers at the beach. For...

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Summer reading: ‘Seaside Polaroids’ by Jon Nicholson

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The more I think about it, the more convinced I am that photographs and words belong together. A good photograph...

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To the Sea, on Film

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It should come as no surprise that I love photographs of the sea and the seaside on film. Looking through...

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Seascapes

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This image was the first picture I ever took using Portra film in a medium-format camera. It seems appropriate that...

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July Theme: Water

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Water makes up approximately 71 % of the Earth’s surface and 60 % of the human body. No wonder it...

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Mosaic poetry

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Waking up in your presence With my eyes half shut Little white flakes float in the air Unaware time is...

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Exercises In Letting Go

Today would have been my dad’s 68th birthday. I had a few ideas for things I wanted to write about...

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Summer’s Surprise

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Summer has been late to grace us with her presence this year staying true to her solstice setup. We’ve had...

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Still Life of Fruit (after the Lumière Brothers)

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Yesterday was the kind of day that demands a bowl of cereal be eaten at 10:30 pm. We were away...

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adventures first

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“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” - Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through...

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Last summer with the Holga

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Last August, I loaded my Holga 120N with 35mm film and shot two rolls of film, one during a trip...

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june theme : surprise!

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sur·prise [ser-prahyz, suh-] 1. to strike or occur to with a sudden feeling of wonder or astonishment, as through unexpectedness....

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A Character Study

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There are these moments when a character catches your eye. Something they are wearing or their personal style stops you...

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