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Rural Mexican Church–Iglesia Guadalupe

A simple church it is, with writing on it. Text is painted on with care, along with an image of the Virgin Mary below it. The color–robin’s egg blue– enhances the picture, giving it a subtle coolness. More text on the side of the building reveals a deep religious faith. It reads–Aparecio la Virgen a […]

Paul Strand’s Church

Paul Strand and other photographers looked for small frame buildings with gabled roofs that had few exterior elements around them—no trees, phone wires, mailboxes, planters and so on. They had a minimalist approach to framing their shots.  Back in Strand’s day they didn’t have Photoshop. They had to do the best they could without it, […]