Monthly Archives: June 2014

I made it in the local paper!

My mother is my strongest supporter in getting some of my photography noticed by the powers that be.  She told me how our local paper “Courier-Post” wants its residents to show them what we see and do in South Jersey.

To enter you just need to tag photos #sjshowus on Instagram and they will select pictures to be featured each sunday.

For the last 2 weeks I have been tagging some my photos, #sjshowus, and I got featured in today’s paper for my picture of Marilyn Monroe.

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 I am so HAPPY!

Here is Marilyn Monroe again.

~ Marilyn Monroe ~

~ Marilyn Monroe ~

 

Beauty to the Eyes

Graffiti Street Gallery & The Delaware River

Took a ride with some photographers to the decaying coal pier in Port Richmond, PA (just outside Philadelphia).  This place is a hidden gem.  The pillars in his place are the canvases to these young artist.

 

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I am assuming that this is where the ships would come in with the coal for the electic company a few miles away.

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While we were there kids were even swimming in this river.

I know most of their parents would ground them if they knew what they were doing.  This could be very dangerous.

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On the Delaware River

Flying Any One??

My cousin Michael, who has been flying even before he got his drivers license, has been trying to get me up in his Piper plane.  I had the nerve up once but things happened and I was not able to go.  Now I am working up the courage to do it again before the summer is over.

 

Chess anyone?

Here are a folks relaxing after a hard day of work playing a game of chess.  Check out Grounds for Sculpture.

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Chess anyone?

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Why is this setup next to the trash?

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Abstract Art?

Here are a few abstract sculptures that I saw at the Grounds for Sculpture.

What are your thoughts on Abstract Art? I wish that some artist would explain what the piece means to them and then maybe I could understand it a bit more.

The 1st and 4th piece I am not sure about.  The 2nd and 3rd one, I can imagine different stories about what they are or can be used for.

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What do you think?

Composition – Doorways

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Always open the door as a new and exciting adventure may await.

Composition – Framed

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In my basic photography class we also learned composition.  How to frame your subject so that the viewer’s eye is drawn to the area that you want.

At the sculpture Garden the artist framed these sculptures for us.

Grounds for Sculpture – 2

 

 

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Grounds for Sculpture – Marilyn Monroe

Went to the Grounds for Sculpture today working on my Basic Photography lesson.  This is an amazing place the sculptures are just beautiful!

I spent 2 hours there and did not see the entire collection.  Will be scheduling another trip real soon.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

 

 

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