Collection: MasksCollection: Masks by techgnotic
Halloween is a time for masks. Aliens, zombies, vampires and werewolves will soon walk the suburban streets in search of tasty treats. But then there is the next level of masks—the likenesses of movie stars, politicians and other celebrities with their most unflattering features exaggerated. Cheap shots, to be sure, but alibied as “satire.” We finally arrive at the “non–off–the–rack” mask–making of actual make–up artists. Here’s where the mask one chooses tells us things about the person we only thought we knew. You see, the scariest thing about masks is their very concept—of a friend or loved one, beneath the surface, not really being the person you know at all. That is a truly fearful thi
Collection: StarsCollection: Stars by techgnotic
Photographs and paintings of stars occupy that category of things you know are so, and yet it’s not quite possible to believe. One example is radio or television “signals” traveling in “waves” through the air, only to be reassembled for your listening or viewing pleasure in your living room radio or TV. Looking at clusters of stars lighting up the night sky like massive storm clouds, it’s impossible to think of those stars, those points of light, as separate massive burning suns, even though I know it’s so. Sometimes the most powerful magic requires no deception at all. The natural universe is more mystifying in its sheer
Weekly ShareZone FeatureAlways Busy!Weekly ShareZone Feature by JenFruzz
I feel like I am finally getting busier again, which is good! I don't do well with an idle mind... I like to have things to occupy my time. I finished editing the engagement shoot photos late last week and showed them to my friend and her fiance. Thankfully, they LOVE THEM! That's a huge weight off my shoulders. I wasn't sure if they would since I hadn't done this sort of thing before. But I had a lot of fun. I can see a lot of things to improve on and got some advice from friends here that I'll be sure to take into account next time.
On the subject of photography... I got my first Daily Deviation EVER yesterday. I'm really excited about it, mostly because it's from my favorite photography category: macro. Thank you so, so much to MarcosRodriguez for selecting it. It means a lot (I promise, this is the last time I'll tag your name and thank you now, haha)!
But... that DD gave me the buying bug. I really want a macro lens The one thing I miss about my bridge camera