17-01-21 WPC: Graceful

Graceful

“Gracefulness is a tricky quality — it manifests itself as an effortless, subtle harmony between a subject and its environment.”

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17-01-06 WPC: Names

Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable. ~W.H. Auden

This week’s challenge is: Names.  “This week, share a photo that includes a name.”

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Lots of song titles include names…here is a slightly oddball one.

If names are not correct, language will not be in accordance with the truth of things. ~Confucius

10-03-16 WPC – Nostalgia – Times Square Edition

“Now you’re telling me
You’re not nostalgic
Then give me another word for it
You who are so good with words
And at keeping things vague”
Joan Baez

The Theme: Nostalgia

First attempt: 16-10-02 WPC- Nostalgia_Hippie Edition

Moving into the mid 70’s now. A double exposure I took last month as a thought or possible draft for “Trans_Lucent.”
I don’t think it is right for that, but I do think it is right for this.

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16-10-02 WPC- Nostalgia_Hippie Edition

This week’s challenge is nostalgia.  In my experience, once you are past about age 8 the choices are limitless. I was photographing some third grade students the other day and one said to another: “Remember when we were little kids we used to…”

I went to Yonkers last week to revisit the Glenwood Power Station. The construction/destruction of this most beautiful ruin seems to have slowed or stopped. The visit was nostalgic as it is one of the first places outside of NYC proper I visited when I first started The Quotidian Hudson. Along with the Little Red Lighthouse it truly has my heart.

After visiting it I was walking the Yonkers waterfront and came across the subject of today’s photo.  It brought back 1968 with a vengeance…

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16-09-15 Triathlon WPC – Frame; Mirror; Edge

I have been running around and out of town so thought I would combine the last three weekly challenges: FrameEdgeMirror into one shot. With the help of the lovely Rebecca Campbell, I was able to do just that.

What do you think?

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16-09-05 Cape Cod – Wellfleet – End of “Summer” AKA WPC-Mirror

Katherine and I took a week off and headed to Wellfleet (alone!!!) before depositing the future back at college – a freakin’ Junior????

We had a delightful time

Meanwhile the Challenge this week is mirror and, using a bit of license, I think the following images “mirror” our week.

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16-08-23 WPC: Rare – Mother Nature Show Edition

I find it rare for Mother Nature to be this precise in her lighting design. I guess no matter how experienced we are we all like to mix it up sometime.

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More responses can be found here