Category Archives: Photography

Sotheby’s Introduces Art Better Than Your Old Professor

Art isn’t boring but that’s how its usually presented. More people could be brought in if their introduction was moving, colorful, and captivating. Soetheby’s does this with their videos. I know nothing about Fernard Léger or his work which appears … Continue reading

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Southwestern Art Deco

Art Deco had many regional variants. Hoover Dam is the Southwest’s greatest Deco structure but other styles exist like Pueblo Deco. It’s fun to see Deco survive around the region. The first two photos are bridge abutments near Burro Creek … Continue reading

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Follow up on The New Ornamentalism

A few posts ago I mentioned what I called the New Ornamentalism. (internal link) I worked around a skyscraper in the 80s that was in that style. I just got the 1983 title Ornamentalism by Jensen and Conway. Ten dollars … Continue reading

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A Casual Look at Color and Monochrome

Simple demonstration between color and monochrome photography. With color photos, I notice colors. With black and white, I notice textures. I’m deciding on photos for my new book. I think monochrome still has its place in a world addicted to … Continue reading

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Wanderings in the Southwest and Beyond

I’m turning my Southwest Travel list (external link) into an ebook and a print on demand hardcopy book through Amazon. Release date to be determined, at least another month away. The California chapter will include meanderings in The State of … Continue reading

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Modern Art Deco?

NB: All links unsponsored. No monetizing here! Modern Art Deco? In my last post I looked at some watches ascribed to modern Bauhaus design. (internal link) Which got me to thinking. Are there any watches inspired by Art Deco? A … Continue reading

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A Hint of Sparkle in Still Photography

I’ve written on how still photography can’t capture sparkle. (internal link) Rolf Luetke comes close (external link) , though, in this slightly blurry photo of crystals showing striations. — — There are also swirls in the photo as light plays off varied crystal … Continue reading

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