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What a Strange World We Live In

Four Artspan photographers share their strange new worlds.

People greeted the earliest photographs with wonder and amazement because of their ability to faithfully reproduce reality. No other art form had enabled us to recreate nature exactly as it is, to provide us with a true and accurate record of an exact instant in time. 1,517 more words


“A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.”            – Diane Arbus (1923 – 1971)

American photographer…

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Quotes (1) : Diane Arbus

I have been nominated by fellow photography blogger Angela Furtardo (Shoot’ngo, Adventures in Photography – Angela creates a photo post every day) to take part in a challenge to post my three favourite quotes (one each for three consecutive days). 148 more words


A is for Artist: An attempt to introduce my kids to art

With both kids largely off from organized activities all summer, I was looking for a fun way (for all of us) to learn a little something at Camp Mommy. 585 more words

Elijah Bean

Diane Arbus - Photographer (1923–1971)

Photographer Diane Arbus’s distinctive portraits showed the world how crazy (and beautiful) New Yorkers were in the 1950s and ’60s. She was married to actor Allan Arbus. 653 more words


the empty kingdom (behind the lens)

Photographic evidence of an evening most wondrous. Endless thanks to Muddy Water Magazine for co-hosting and to all the attendees who brought the Kingdom alive. 41 more words

I'm Not that Bold...

Earlier this week I caught the faint whisper that Mary Ellen Mark had passed away.

I was first exposed to her work through her documentary  457 more words