There is change in the breaking when flakes of feeling surface, exposed, blister and bleed on paper, transformed into a poetic patina of words stripped from the heart. Responding to the challenge Photography and Poetry as Rust through The High Calling and T.S. Poetry Press. If you have time, check out my “rusty” photo set on Flickr.
They’re at it again, these two. Claire and L.L. Asking us to stretch our “creative fibers.” To share our history symbolically. In photographic images. And poetry–a sonnet. Claire challenges us to find five photos that answer five specific questions. I didn’t realize how much my life has been shaped by wood. 1. Who Made Up Your […]
It’s a Photoplay color challenge over at The High Calling. I really, really wanted to shoot red. Because you know how psyched I am for red. And why. But orange can be nice. You’ve seen some of these. Some are new this month and today. But I’m only supposed to upload eight favorites to Flickr, […]
Get Out! In Black and White said Claire. Stretch yourself. Find a place where there’s a lot of activity. Fade into the background. Fix your sights on an unsuspecting subject. (Okay, she didn’t exactly say that.) Snap and run. (She didn’t exactly say that, either.) “Does that mean birds are out?” I asked. We have […]
when we see as a child peace perches in our hearts and feathers of joy take wing. In response to High Calling Focus photo prompts on Looking Out and Capturing Expression as we seek to live our faith behind the lens. Note: The first photo is my granddaughter at her big sister’s basketball game. I […]
“Good art shows up in the most unexpected places, and yet it’s all around us,” she says. She wonders how we spot good photography. And she gives us an assignment. Find five images from five different photographers. Blog about what makes those images good. Take a good image yourself after being inspired and share it […]