16-07-22 People Have The Power

We went Wednesday night to Lincoln Center Out Of Doors. (A great free summer series in NYC during late July and early August.)

The opening act was a terrific all female Mariachi band, Mariachi Flor De Toloache.

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The headliner was an artist, writer, singer, rock n’ roller, uniquely associated with NYC and Robert Mapplethorpe. Patti Smith came out and blew the roof off (metaphorically.) She is still powerful, still political, now rocking a kind of Cousin It look at times.  She had the crowd up and dancing from the get-go.

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4-8-12 Change The Perspective

I like to look at pictures, all kinds. And all those things you absorb come out subconsciously one way or another. You’ll be taking photographs and suddenly know that you have resources from having looked at a lot of them before. There is no way you can avoid this. But this kind of subconscious influence is good, and it certainly can work for one. In fact, the more pictures you see, the better you are as a photographer. -Robert Mapplethorpe

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4-8-11

The day I realized my lens was ill…