Tired of this? Well, so am I. Winter, you’ve overstayed your welcome! I’m ready for this, and changing our clocks for Daylight Savings Time this weekend here in the United States serves as a gentle reminder that spring is right around the corner. (Thank heavens!) Minnesota Trees © 2009 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
Every year, Philadelphia’s Loves Park hosts a holiday-themed open air market called “Christmas Village.” As illustrated in the following photo essay, grey skies and blustery air aren’t enough to deter throngs of shoppers from gathering together to check out wares, sip hot beverages, and scout out holiday gifts for their loved ones. Welcome to Christmas Village! **BONUS SECTIONS!** The following three images, while not “Christmas Village” per se, were captured in the general vicinity . . . And, last but […]
The other day, I happened upon four young adults dressed in Santa suits, strolling casually along an urban street as if this were nothing out of the ordinary. I couldn’t help but wonder: “Who are these people?” Two possible theories came to mind. Perhaps these were department store Santas taking a brisk walk during their lunch break. Or perhaps they were simply four friends on their way to a holiday party. Whatever the case, if I really wanted to know, […]
“I’m not just a ‘photographer’ or a ‘painter,’ but a visually aware human being searching out ways to communicate the intensities of life.” -American artist Barbara Morgan (1900-1992)
Categories: Architecture, Art, Color, Drawing, Holidays, Inspiration, Life, Light, Philadelphia, Photography, Shadow, Winter • Tags: Architecture, Art, Color, Drawing, Holidays, Inspiration, Life, Light, Philadelphia, Photography, Shadow, Winter
Sometimes, when her mind is crystal clear, like the first lung-piercing breath of fresh air on a late winter’s morning, the streets blanketed in snow, dawn breaking cold and grey, her skin frozen to the touch, and nostril hairs stiff as tiny pokers, she realizes she should probably move someplace warmer. Winter Tree, © 2012 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
Mt. Airy is a neighborhood situated in the northwestern corner of Philadelphia, between Germantown and Chestnut Hill. Considered by many civil rights groups to be one of the most successfully integrated neighborhoods in America, it was even featured in Oprah Winfrey’s O magazine for its diversity and neighborhood appeal. Because many of Mt. Airy’s residents hold advanced degrees, it is sometimes known as a “Ph.D. ghetto.” With a Lutheran Theological Seminary, Hare Krishna Community Center, and a significant Jewish population […]