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Great, mysterious portrait by Jennifer S. Altman for the rarely partisan Washington Post. lol. Reminds me of the story of how Arnold Newman tricked Alfred Krupp (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WoJOAj9r6w) into that epic shot http://goo.gl/g4Tr0R.

h/t: +TDB Gryffyn

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So Ryan Lochte, Brian Williams, and Hillary said they walked into a bar together...
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You know, I think I asked if you've taken the trouble to go read my profile 2 years ago, and I'm willing to bet you still haven't. Everything has got to be a full blown serious political fight to the bloody death with you devoid of any humor and joy. 99% of my posts are nonsense-based because if you've read my profile it says I don't take myself seriously. I crossed my fingers at one point a year ago when you said maybe you come on too strong sometimes, and thought I'd hang on. I do find your opinions interesting and I've even read the long epic fights you've had with other people who take themselves very seriously. I didn't enjoy them, but accepted that was your style. At this point in my life I just don't have the time for this. Not even to answer your question.
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via +TDB Gryffyn

Also, visit Danila Tkachenko's website: http://www.danilatkachenko.com/projects/escape/
For three years, a Russian photographer documented the solitary lives of men and women living in the hinterlands of Russia and Ukraine
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Grin - There are Iron Wood Trees in the Mojave. There have always been hermits and exiles - people who just want to be alone.
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Brian Wilson presents Smile vs The Smile Sessions

I'm listening to this right now. The journey of the project itself is interesting. On one hand, I totally understand and empathize with a musician going back and tweaking what was considered an "incomplete project." I still tweak and add finishing touches to some of the pieces we mastered at Philip Glass's studio that were then processed by Bob Ludwig. I name drop here to indicate we weren't exactly using a desktop sequencer in our pro days.

I'll always take the side of the creator, in this case, Wilson and Van Dyke Park. Only they ultimately know what lurks in their heads. We will never know.

Still a big part of me wonders how great it would have sounded had it been pulled off in 1967. It could have been the second revolution to stave off the British invasion. The best part of The Smile Session was it sounded like a live take. It was of the moment. BWPS (Brian WIlson Presents Smile) sounds well....exactly like what it was....snippets on Pro-Tools assembled together.

And an old guy singing to you about eating your vegetables doesn't quite have the whimsy of a bunch of bright eyed young boys singing about eating your vegetables.

On the other hand Surfs Up finally received the attention it deserves. Posh, intelligent- a lush, erudite vista of American melancholia.

And the reverb. (shakes head) Plate reverb!!!!! Reverb is the crucial stamp of surf music. Modern technology and digital reverb - no matter how they try to name their reverb settings to hearken back to retro sounds - can NEVER be analog plate reverb. It's too clean.

Anyone who's ever plugged into a Fender Twin can tell you that!

Another interesting article about the comparison of the two:
http://goo.gl/KyfKAE

And if you feel incline to listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orou43qQs2o

#YouCantGoHomeAgain
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and his best to this date. still my favorite of his. ;-)
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#3DayPhotoChallenge Pic #3


3 day photo challenge: https://goo.gl/ZwnyfD
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Global Warming - pish posh - just some more leftie jetsam!
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I absolutely adore this book cover I came across at work. The photographer is Navid Baraty. Photos like these make you fall in love with photography all over again.

Baraty's website: http://www.navidbaraty.com/
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Collecting stuff remains a mystery to me. I once had a bf who had 150 camera lenses. He'd crawl into bed with one of his lenses many a night (when I wasn't around). This dude below has 4500 cameras.

I guess having been raised by my pops - who was also a professional photog -who said he can get through life with a Pentax Spotmatic and one 28mm lens, there is a huge disconnect when I read this.

The craziest part of the short video is how he says his camera collection is his identity. Whatever floats your boat.

video: https://vimeo.com/179100446

#AttachmentToTHINGS #CanWeSendThatHoarderPsychiatristToHisHouse ?
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OCD is OCD, is OCD, is OCD - oops - +Pristine S. Boys and toys?
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Jacek Malczewski, family selfies. Photograph vs Painting.

Vicious Circle by Jacek Malczewski
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3 day photo challenge: https://goo.gl/ZwnyfD
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Maybe it is a front for Trumpette Jr. lol +Pristine S. Papa has a history of calling and pretending he is someone else praising the Donaldo
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3 Day Photo Challenge On G+ Posts

Can you do 3 days of just photo posts on G+? No captions, no titles, just photo posts. There is no limit, and there's no restrictions on subject matter. Foodie posts, selfies, nudes, whatever. Just shot from your own camera or cellphone. It can't be other people's photos. Just hashtag #3DayPhotoChallenge . You just can't mix it up with regular word posts. It must be ALL photos for just three days. COLOR OR BLACK AND WHITE, it's all good.

I'm trying to rediscover the mystery of the image. What's the story here? Where did this come from? What is this? To a certain extent, I think online social media and blogging has over-worded the world around us. The uncaptioned image allows creative input and improvisation on the narrative from the part of the viewer, as opposed to mere passive consumption of an over-explained image.

If I get more than 10 people tagging me, I'll start the moment the number goes past ten.

Remember: hashtag #3DayPhotoChallenge
#Photography #BWPhotography #Challenge
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Annie. Leibovitz. What kind of comparison is that? What are they teaching these kids in these substandard fly-by-night educational institutions today? Mary Ellen Mark Yes. Not Annie. Leibovitz. smh
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