OBserved No. 6

by on October 30, 2015 · 3 comments

in Culture, Life Events, Media, Ocean Beach

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Bunny Ears

By Terry Ratner

Photography is a memorial art. It selects, out of the flow of time, a moment to capture and preserve.

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Steve On Lotus

It’s about retention, not only the ability to make an image out of the interaction between light and the tangible world, but also the possibility of saving that image.

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Tattoo Tai Chi

Photography gives the world a way to double its own appearance.

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Latitude & Longitude

But when the photo outlives the body and people die, scenes change. Then photos become a memorial.

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Role Reversal


{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Fred Dobbs October 30, 2015 at 7:53 pm

Love the surreal tattoo parlor photo. Keep ’em coming.


Debbie October 31, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Thanks again!


Kevin J November 1, 2015 at 9:58 pm

Sweet pics. I especially like the cleverness of “Role Reversal” – the child walking the mom.


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