Accumulating memories in large photo libraries
Jamie Rubin wrote a thought-provoking post on his blog about his accumulated library of photographs, and his thoughts about what to do with it. The problem is that I am not organized about my photos the way I am in other parts of my life. I’ve made reluctant attempts at organization now and then, but…
Capturing moments: dedicated cameras vs smartphones
Photography is about capturing moments and we increasingly do that with our smartphones because they are always with us. The challenge is that they also distract us from the present.
The girl on a wall
Every workday morning, for about a year, I saw this girl on a wall as I exited the Tel Aviv Central train station in Ramat Gan. I found her captivating and kept promising myself that I would take photos of her for my collection.
Stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death
We’re now into March (wow, right?!) and I published some new stuff over the weekend that you might have missed; about work stress, Diabetes and a fresh perspective on Death.
Changing the Holocaust narrative
Shira Abel shared a terrific article titled “20 Photos That Change The Holocaust Narrative” featuring photos which change the Holocaust narrative. Very much worth reading and viewing: Victims. Helpless. Downtrodden. That’s the narrative that’s been spread about Jews for the last 70 years since the Holocaust. We’ve embraced it to our detriment. We can’t seem…
Spring in my click
I started Spring with my camera in my hands. We have two plum trees growing in our garden so I started Monday and this morning with an impromptu photo shoot of the blossoms on the trees. Here is a taste of the two albums I published to Flickr: The albums are: Spring Day blossoms; and…
I love a post I noticed in Flipboard about National Geographic photographers’ depictions of “love”. Well worth checking out.
3 great photos for a long weekend
I love this photo by Thomas Hawk titled “Water Under a Bridge”. I’m not sure if I have shared this next one before but it is just a terrific image. It is one of Simon Clarke’s photos and it’s title is “blossoming”: Lastly, Chris Frank’s “ALIVE” is a terrific sunset-style photo. Good timing as I…