Category Archives: Camera Obscura

Pairs of Company

So, I have been taking photos as of late and a little theme has begun to take shape.  I realize I’m often taking photos of relationships of one kind or another and they’ve turned into some nice little photos (with … Continue reading

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Snapseed

I have posted John Bennett photos that he has taken of me while we are out an about on earlier posts (the category Camera Obscura is where you will find them). But alas… now here you can see what I’ve … Continue reading

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And More John Bennett Photos

Ah- our photography teacher John Bennett continues to take out his I-Phone and shoot odd images of me when we are out and about.  Often at eating establishments.  Here are some curious recent iterations.

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Vik Muniz and “Wasteland”

I’ll admit that when I first saw a Vik Muniz’s photograph in the Phoenix Art Museum, although interesting,  I wasn’t that taken by it.  It was curious that he created an image out of objects and photographed it, but it … Continue reading

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The Discovery of Vivian Maier

Well, thank you John Bennett our photo teacher here at George Fox, not for taking another picture of me, but for introducing me to Vivian Maier’s work last night over Thai food.  I’ve always been a big fan of Helen … Continue reading

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John Bennett is at it again, and again…

So our photography teacher John Bennett is kind of a nut.  Well, and also a good friend (despite his belittling rancor about my lack of ability on the racquetball court).  His I-phone and specifically the camera on it is used … Continue reading

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Cameron Seipp’s Portrait of the Artist

This image was shot in the drawing and painting room by Cameron, yet another intermediate photography student.  I like how he blew out the color and contrast on the image.  The couch is a ratty thing that rendered so dark, … Continue reading

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Austin Tott’s Portrait of the Artist

Shocking really.  Austin Tott is a VERY talented student that we have who has been working on a 365 photo project where he is creating one photo a day.  Having seen his work, and the sense of adventure in his … Continue reading

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Nicole Johnson’s Portrait of the Artist

Here is yet another photo by one of the intermediate photography students.  I found this quote and thought you’d find it appropriate: Gustave Flaubert to Louise Colet, August 1846:  “What stops me from taking myself seriously, even though I’m essentially … Continue reading

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Allegra Villella’s: Portrait of the Artist

Let the portraits begin!  As mentioned March 15 and 28, I am the subject matter that the intermediate photography students had to contend with for a project.  To mix it up, I decided to shave my beard in the process, … Continue reading

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