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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Lomography Store in Paris

Film photography has become enormously popular among a new group of photographers called lomographers. The movement is based on an old Soviet-era camera, the Lomo Kompakt Automat (LC-A).¬† Lomographers shoot frequently and spontaneously at any time of the day or night not paying too much attention to technicalities. According to lomography.com (http://www.lomography.com/about/the-ten-golden-rules) there are 10 […]

French Circus

The last time I wrote about the French circus was in 2006. To visit it again was a special treat. For nearly three hours performers pranced on the stage, primped and primed, whirling and twirling in a show that was uniquely French. From the clowns to the lions and from the jugglers to the tightrope […]

Still Life

While walking around IMMA (Ireland Museum of Modern Art), I stumbled upon a still life that had incredible natural lighting. My camera took to it like butter. The light at the bottom of the water pitcher drew me to the scene. Robert Mapplethorpe was a master at still life photography. Few people know about his […]