More on Visual Literacy

More on Visual Literacy

Photographs have been thought to not lie. They were originally believed to be an absolute reflection of the truth. Unfortunately that is far from the reality of the matter. Photographs are quite perverse entities. According to Michael Lesy they are like “Tweedledum...
Thumbs down on Liking a Photo

Thumbs down on Liking a Photo

This morning I was reading an article that referred me to Japanorama and found this quote from Alfie Goodrich: “It’s about a year and a half or maybe a little longer ago that I snapped after visiting my Flickr stream and read – for the 1000th time – the words...
American Senators Meet with Castro!

American Senators Meet with Castro!

Big news this week! US senators visit Cuba and meet with President Raul Castro. The ostensible goal is to work for the release of Alan Gross, American citizen who was arrested in Cuba when discovered to be bringing in sensitive electronic communications equipment to...
Photography Books

Photography Books

Publishing a book. The goal of so many people in the arts, the sciences, and those who aspire to write. I was spurred on to go to Lystra Books after reading the piece by Nora Estheimer on TriArtSpark, a local arts and opinion site put together by Trudy Thomson. I have...
Roadside Memorials

Roadside Memorials

Roadside memorials are different from grave markers, they denote the last place the person was alive, not where they ended up dead. “A grave site is where a body is laid to rest,” said Tim Himes, who erected a cross for a relative in a Rutter’s...