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Not Born To Breed-Part I

*Over the past two years I have thought about writing an open, no-holds barred post on my experiences with pregnancy and motherhood as an African-American woman from a lower-income, urban background. 1,650 more words


Park Dreaming

I want to write about parks. Seattle voters, you know we’ve got a big decision to make. But here’s the problem: there are these snapshots in my head that keep getting in the way. 637 more words

Learning from Vivian Maier #2: The hidden eye

Searching for clues of Vivian Maier’s long time undisclosed photographic work, it would be easy to argue: “She was an odd fish, no wonder she couldn’t relate to whatsoever audiences. 151 more words



Soho, London; 16.04.2014
M7; 50mm Summilux f/1.4
f4 Aperture Priority
Kodak Tri-X 400

Street Photography

The Peasants' Door

In case you missed it, New York City just OK’d what has quickly become known as a “Poor Door.” In short: Extell Development is building a luxury high-rise and has received approval to include a separate entrance in its plans for those living in the complex’s affordable units. 704 more words


Learning from Vivian Maier #1: Stockyards & trash puppets

At this year’s Berlin film festival Berlinale, John Maloof’s documentary “Finding Vivian Maier” touched me most in my own experience of being creative. Vivian Maier is one of those antiheroes most of us probably wouldn’t have liked, had we met her personally. 89 more words


Small talks ii

Small Talks ii

(see “small talks i” here)

Instead of using words we exchange photos

This is the second part of our on-going photo project. 26 more words