This “Mother Mary” greeting card has been sitting on my bedroom dresser for a few months. Recently, I added some Christmas decorations to the dresser and I noticed how the sparkly colorful lights reflected off the greeting card’s glossy face. It’s rather pretty, so of course I had to snap a picture. Here is the result . . . not too shabby. But then, Mother Mary is rarely shabby.
“Lens flare is created when non-image forming light enters the lens and subsequently hits the camera’s film or digital sensor. This often appears as a characteristic polygonal shape, with sides which depend on the shape of the lens diaphragm. It can lower the overall contrast of a photograph significantly and is often an undesired artifact, however some types of flare may actually enhance the artistic meaning of a photo. Flare can take many forms, and this may include just one […]
ASCEND – The time has come to take the next step. A new level of existence awaits. It’s up to you to do the footwork. BEAUTY – Find beauty in imperfection. Witness beauty in yourself and those around you. BOUNDARIES – The time has come for self-care. Start saying no to commitments and people who drain your precious energy without giving anything in return. Say it straight and with a smile. CELEBRATION – There is reason to celebrate. Partake in […]
Sleep comes, and with it the fading of constellations. In dreams, she levitates high over mountaintops. The ancient light of stars burns to dust, snapping souls to attention. Voiceless, © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
The following collage superimposes three images atop one another. In the background stands a silhouette of the Sacré-Cœur Basilica in Paris. Below on either side are the mirror images of a statue in Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill Cemetery. I used an HP M537 PhotoSmart camera to photograph the basilica, a Nikon D3100 to photograph the statue, and two photo editing programs to manipulate the digital images (i.e., Microsoft Picture It! and Google’s Picasa). When I look at this image, I am reminded the following lines […]
“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)
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Last night, Bob Mould (Minnesota native and former member of the bands Hüsker Dü and Sugar) played a show at the Union Transfer in Philadelphia. I had called the venue ahead of time to inquire as to whether I could bring my camera, and was told “No SLR’s or DSLR’s allowed unless you have prior approval by the band.” In other words, the Nikon (which I like to think of as my new superpower) would have to stay home and […]