Analog Blues.

Over the past two and a half years, I’ve had a slight crisis of confidence in my photography skills; a close friend of mine says this often happens to creative folks, and not to let it stop me from moving forward.

Concurrent with this feeling, however, has been the closure of so many good film labs in NYC…

…read more over at mine.

 

So You Know, It’s Got Soul.

A proper site update is in the works; in the meantime do please check out some recent photos from last weekend’s gig at Saint Vitus Bar. (For those who clicked the latter link – I almost shelled out for that Jaz Coleman spoken word, but had a feeling he was gonna bail.)

Speaking of spoken (chanted?) word, whilst perusing my WP feed I saw this fine blogpost on Van Morrison, focusing on a recent collaboration with Paul Durcan, and thought my fellow poetic peeps would appreciate.

Pixie’s First Paid Design

Mary K. Greer's Tarot Blog

PCS-first print

from American Printer and Lithographer, vol. 31, 1900.

“A young designer, whose work has considerable interest, is Miss Pamela Coleman Smith. Miss Smith was a student of Pratt Institute, in Brooklyn, where her work, especially in coloring and decoration, attracted attention. She was a tireless worker and produced a great many posters, prints and designs, all peculiar for the wealth of decorative detail and the strength of the coloring. Among other labors of love, Miss Smith designed for her mimic theatre the entire scenery and costumes for eight plays, the text for which she wrote herself. This work showed a marvelous study of costume and great ingenuity and invention. After leaving Pratt much of her work was published by R. H. Russell, notably her color drawing for the play, “Trelawney of the Wells.” In the same line was her work with Irving and Terry for subjects. This latter attracted…

View original post 201 more words

There Is So Much More Than Us

Reposting LEVANTHIA’s sweet Equinox/SuperMoon/Eclipse sighting from this past Friday. I heard it was quite cloudy and lots of folks further North had difficulties getting a decent view, so this is very appreciated!

LEVANTHIA

022

Partial solar eclipse from Penzance, Cornwall, taken at approx 0925 hrs Friday, 20 March 2015.

View original post