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A Room of One’s Own

The site cries out for a wide angle, but mine is in the shop. So the 50mm and I, with Steve Buscemi on audioguide, explored Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA on a recent rainy day.   Go See Details Eastern State Penitentiary closed to inmates in the 1970s, but it’s open for the tourist business […]

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Perfectly sized in a single room at Cornell’s Johnson Museum of Art is a rather eclectic exhibit, loosely tying together radically different photographers and their works by the examination of visual memory and the role of the photograph(er) in its creation. One section – Memory and War – is particularly horrifying; it makes you wonder […]

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Letters to Another

Geri’s a very dear friend, who met my honeymooning parents in an Italian bar many years ago and has been a force in our lives ever since. (Tip: Order an interesting drink, and you never know who might glance over, decide she wants it for herself, and, in a loud, raspy New Yorker voice order […]

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California Funshop

Professional development opportunities, in my experience, don’t usually involve beach house sleepovers, and usually the drink of choice is coffee. (Coffee. Nectar of the gods. Fog-lifter. Happy-maker.) And I don’t normally find out about workshops through my guilty pleasure (I, too, devour Mormon lifestyle blogs. Usually while drinking my godly nectar). But I’d seen Blue […]

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Go See: Friends

Exhibits & museums & repositories lost ground this week in favor of some friend time in between shoots in North Carolina. The last time we went down to the Raleigh area in winter, it snowed. A lot. The kids went sledding, hot chocolate was poured, and the roads were taken on with trepidation. This time, […]

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