“The Worldly Hope men set their Hearts upon Turns Ashes–or it prospers; and anon, Like Snow upon the Desert’s dusty Face, Lighting a little hour or two–is gone.” -Edward Fitzgerald (1809-1883), from “Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám of Naishápúr” Two Men Walking Towards the Light, © 2013 by Gina Marie Lazar Lovrencevic. All rights reserved.
“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
Running from the reaper will not do any good. Welcome, then, this grim gentleman to your heart and neighborhood. Not so you would die, but so you’d be reborn. With the reaper around, wisdom is formed. Death takes us all: at some point, we fall. With death at the door, and darkness, abhorred, the various terrors and demons of night . . . Keep pushing, dear children, move towards the light. Live life till its end, with death as your […]
Categories: Art, Ghosts, Ghouls, Graveyards, Halloween, Horror, Noir, Paranormal, Photo Essay, Photography, Poetry, Shadow, Spooky, Superstition • Tags: Art, Ghosts, Ghouls, Graveyards, Halloween, Horror, Noir, Paranormal, Photography, Poetry, Shadow, Spooky, Superstition
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 […]