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If The Crown Fits.... by Munchkins and Mohawks

These are lace crowns made by If The Crown Fits…, and retail for about $35 each – designed for use as photographic props. They do say that adult supervision is necessary, but I really can’t see a problem if the child (obviously not a newborn or toddler) uses it for dress up later: they don’t say what the material is – but I’d be surprised if it wasn’t just cotton. 84 more words

Emma (10) by Stephanie Sunderland

If you do any image-surfing you’ll have come across at least one of these images: I know I have – and been startled at the variety of contexts they appear in. 371 more words

Saul Leiter ( 1923-2013)

Saul Leiter (December 3, 1923 – November 26, 2013) was an American photographer and painter whose early work in the 1940s and 1950s was an important contribution to what came to be recognized as the New York school of photography. 779 more words


Raya Shay and Lilly Kruk: Porcelain Dolls by Alex Kruk

…apparently Lilly’s mother, photographer Alex Kruk (think of Cher in her “Indian” period), did everything for this shoot: also the styling, hair and make-up. My only quibble is that for dresses as pretty and floaty as these (by Mischka Aoki), bare feet would have been perfect – except the white fishnet stockings are lovely as well…. 332 more words

Girl, Portrait: by Greyerbaby (Free Stock Image via Pixabay.com)

“Greyerbaby” is Lisa Runnels, a 54-year-old American photographer from Magee in Mississippi, who puts her images on sites like Pixabay and Morguefile for Public Domain (even unattributed) download. 112 more words

Emma Stasko Photography (via The Porcelain Teacup.com)

…..a very appropriate image to illustrate an outfit for “The Porcelain Teacup” (I like the pinkie in the air!), an Etsy shop that has made the upgrade to its own online site, leaving the Etsy version in suspended animation. 79 more words

Nude Study: Alice Boughton, 1909

Alice Boughton (1866 or 1867 – 1943) was an American photographer of the early C20th, noted for portraits of the famous – but also forming part of Alfred Stieglitz’ Photo-Secession group, working to make photography more of a fine art form. 197 more words