off to washington

this morning i fly down to our federal village….our nations capitol…..land of the free and home of the brave…..bracing myself for the culture shock of going from new york to washington….in just a few hours i will walk through the doors of the National Geographic Society …..the smell of freshly polished brass awaits…… today and …

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a question

there is a question i would like to ask my loyal blogger friends…..i am totally a  "print guy"…i love powerful books and well done magazines….i like to hold them in my hand….feel the paper, smell the pictures… and never in my mind did i ever imagine myself "taking to the web"….my friends would not have …

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kim reierson

long haul truckers….we are close to them everyday….usually dangerously close….looming fast in the rear view mirror….who among us has not almost been killed by a long haul trucker??  and who can forget steven spielberg’s first movie "duel" ??….in that movie we never saw the driver of the renegade truck, but he definitely scared the hell …

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eloisa

now a sweeter woman than eloisa you will never meet….trust me ……i suppose her photo students at "insituto allende" may feel the same…eloisa nisimura, 29, has also been a course assistant for the santa fe workshops in san miguel  for 6 years…when she smiles everybody smiles… when i met eloisa , she was working in …

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zaida

this is not a happy story…..but, it is a story of love and  loss and dealing with both..zaida sanchez, 22, is a photography student at the "instituto allende" in san miguel de allende……she used her love of photography to deal with personal tragedy…. zaida, unmarried and with the father en absentia, gave birth to a …

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mexican women photographers

i will post today or tomorrow a story about women photographers in mexico….the history of women in photography in mexico is quite interesting…you will meet three women who are students at the "instituto allende"  and are on a three year study program leading  to a degree in visual arts…meet them and see their work….and , …

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fate and dreams

dear photographers/readers/friends… i started this blog just a few weeks ago and i have learned a lot….first of all, the comments from you have been most welcome and the questions excellent….i will continue to respond as best i can….if i am just a bit late in response it is because i am on a “road …

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new posts from mexico

i am still in san miguel and will be  for another week ….doing this workshop has caused me to fall behind on new blog posts……it has taken all my spare time to just respond to comments…in any case, i have a one day break now and will try to get some work up soonest on …

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