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Re: Photography At Home
« Reply #40 on: March 27, 2020, 08:46:16 PM »
Edward Steichen meets Balzac meet Rodin (Musée Rodin, Paris). One of my favorites from one of the greatest portrait photographers ever.

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« Reply #41 on: March 27, 2020, 08:56:25 PM »
Melpomone--Landon Rives, one of the most hauntingly beautiful and mysterious photographs ever created, also by Edward Steichen.


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« Reply #42 on: March 27, 2020, 09:59:26 PM »
Great use of light and shade there, and both quite different. It must be incredibly difficult to get the lighting, exposure and developing just right with chemical photography, even visualising what the scene is going to look like in monochrome.
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« Reply #43 on: March 28, 2020, 04:06:18 AM »
I'm a big fan of Cecil Beaton:



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« Reply #44 on: March 28, 2020, 06:13:33 AM »
The Antwerp Photography Museum has a great exhibition on Stephan Vanfleteren.

https://fomu.be/kalender/present-at-home

https://www.stephanvanfleteren.com/surftribe
Thank you for those links.  I particularly enjoyed the talk by the museum guide.

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« Reply #45 on: March 28, 2020, 06:38:27 AM »
Taken out the window last night.

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« Reply #46 on: March 28, 2020, 08:14:58 AM »
These pictures never will go viral, because they do not display the corona.

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« Reply #47 on: March 28, 2020, 08:39:48 AM »
"l do not consider my music as atonal, but rather as non-tonal. I feel the unity of all keys. Atonal music by modern composers admits of no key at all, no feeling of any definite center." - Arnold Schoenberg

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« Reply #48 on: March 28, 2020, 09:32:04 AM »
An excellent subject for a thread. I must dig out my camera and participate.
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« Reply #49 on: March 28, 2020, 09:06:47 PM »
A quick shot last night:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=14BxcoYOGuZGPuIY8QSnezBX9djuZIn1b

That’s a nice peaceful scene. Do you have the Moon and/or Venus in there?
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« Reply #50 on: March 29, 2020, 04:53:59 AM »
That’s a nice peaceful scene. Do you have the Moon and/or Venus in there?

Thank you. Yes, that's the moon coming through between the power lines.
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« Reply #51 on: March 29, 2020, 05:16:07 AM »
I got the Moon and Venus last night. I don't think Venus came out too badly considering it's 60 million miles away :-\.

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« Reply #52 on: March 30, 2020, 04:32:21 AM »
Trying to be a bit more artistic with the sunset last night.

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« Reply #53 on: March 30, 2020, 05:13:16 AM »
Lovely!   :)

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« Reply #54 on: March 30, 2020, 05:35:28 AM »
Trying to be a bit more artistic with the sunset last night.

Nice indeed.

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« Reply #55 on: March 30, 2020, 04:11:05 PM »
All so precious. No one seems to appreciate the value of chaos.

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« Reply #56 on: March 30, 2020, 08:50:06 PM »
All so precious. No one seems to appreciate the value of chaos.

Very nice and neat, a place safe from the madness of the outside world where you can sit in the sun, breathe the air and watch the changing scenery of the sky :).
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« Reply #57 on: March 31, 2020, 03:34:47 AM »
Contrasts during social distancing -
on one side of the apartment, which is the view from the kitchen, they are building a new, 5-story block, planned with certain trendy architectural features. A lake suddenly turned up during the digging, but it's drying out now. Fortunately, the work doesn't make any real noise so far. They're a team of Italian workers, probably under local supervision.

on the other side, the view from one of the living rooms, luckily there's a nice, springtime villa garden, belonging to a Yugoslav immigrant who's been living here for decades. They've become an elderly couple now, but they are very much into gardening, and growing a fair amount of flowers, vegetables and fruit trees. Note how he's coated the trees with chalk paint, like they often do in Southern and Eastern Europe.
He also keeps doves in the black cabin to the left. The flock is allowed flights every day, circling around our block etc. and causing some irritation among certain neighbours here, but personally I find this feature quite pleasant.

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« Reply #58 on: March 31, 2020, 12:07:27 PM »
All so precious. No one seems to appreciate the value of chaos.
Somebody is having a good time and has not a care in the world.   :)

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« Reply #59 on: March 31, 2020, 12:13:27 PM »
Contrasts during social distancing -
on one side of the apartment, which is the view from the kitchen, they are building a new, 5-story block, planned with certain trendy architectural features. A lake suddenly turned up during the digging, but it's drying out now. Fortunately, the work doesn't make any real noise so far. They're a team of Italian workers, probably under local supervision.

on the other side, the view from one of the living rooms, luckily there's a nice, springtime villa garden, belonging to a Yugoslav immigrant who's been living here for decades. They've become an elderly couple now, but they are very much into gardening, and growing a fair amount of flowers, vegetables and fruit trees. Note how he's coated the trees with chalk paint, like they often do in Southern and Eastern Europe.
He also keeps doves in the black cabin to the left. The flock is allowed flights every day, circling around our block etc. and causing some irritation among certain neighbours here, but personally I find this feature quite pleasant.
Quite a difference in the views!  Hope that the new building is to your liking and that they do a nice job landscaping there too.

I hadn't heard of chalk paint before now; is it used to help protect the trees from certain pests or....?  Do they ever share any of their produce with you?  By the way, I quite like your current avatar (I love to garden too).  Who did the painting?   :)