"In front of the lens, I am at the same time: the one I think I am, the one I want others to think I am, the one the photographer thinks I am, and the one he makes use of to exhibit his art."
Taken from Roland Barthes’
"Camera Lucida-Reflections On Photography"

"In front of the lens, I am at the same time: the one I think I am, the one I want others to think I am, the one the photographer thinks I am, and the one he makes use of to exhibit his art."

Taken from Roland Barthes’

"Camera Lucida-Reflections On Photography"

Latin Jazz Singer - 2010 Latin Jazz Festival
Not there yet, but I’m getting closer…

Latin Jazz Singer - 2010 Latin Jazz Festival

Not there yet, but I’m getting closer…

2010 - While walking to Millennium Park on my lunch break

Top photo is what I originally looked at;

Bottom photo is what I eventually saw.

APoMD
One more step towards learning Corel x3. It’s not as easy as I had hoped, but it is a wonderful learning experience.

APoMD

One more step towards learning Corel x3. It’s not as easy as I had hoped, but it is a wonderful learning experience.

Second reference point - learning how to use Corel Painter

Second reference point - learning how to use Corel Painter

This morning in the backyard…

Reference Point - My 1st attempt at photo-based digital painting

Reference Point - My 1st attempt at photo-based digital painting

tanyadakin:

A serious thought of displacement - Self

Of all the photos I have seen of Ms. Dakin, these two move me the most!

Reblogged from Erotic Tonic

"Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant.”
-Maya Angelou

"Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant.”

-Maya Angelou

bandaid-1:

Invest in good times

bandaid-1:

Invest in good times

Reblogged from Popalotofstyle
The train had made its usual stop for signal clearance. I don’t remember how long I looked at this before I was thinking… “take the picture.” Another instance of things I look at.

The train had made its usual stop for signal clearance. I don’t remember how long I looked at this before I was thinking… “take the picture.” Another instance of things I look at.