31. May 2016 · · Categories: All

“Rachel‘s House, 759 Eighth Ave, San Diego, With Jacob”

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31. May 2016 · · Categories: All
Shell Station, Hila Bend, Arizona

Shell Station, Gila Bend, Arizona

           


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26. May 2016 · · Categories: All

Man With Rabbits Foot In Right Pocket_001570680001

     

 

From Ernest Hemingway‘s

“A Moveable Feast” 

  The blue-backed notebooks, the two pencils and the pencil sharpener (a pocket knife was too wasteful), the marbled topped tables, the smell of early morning, sweeping out and mopping, and luck were all you needed. For luck you carried a horse chestnut and a rabbit‘s foot in your right pocket. The claws scratched in the lining of you pocket and you knew your luck was still there.

 

 

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31. October 2015 · · Categories: All

Triptych V2

  I often feel when making pictures that the images I make have always been hanging around in my consciousness. I carry those pictures around until it‘s time to let them go and let them live in the picture world. It‘s like watching a bird take off and wondering why it decided at that moment in time to leap into the air and exist in space. Making photographs for me is an impulse to see something fly.

“Yes, when you take photographs, solitude is often tied up with a particular feeling of happiness, a quite specific kind of contentment that I‘ve occasionally noticed in other people I‘ve met taking photos on their travels too. Usually they‘re fairly quiet people, not as het up or agitated as other travelers.”
                                                                                                               Wim Wenders, “Written In The West

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11. October 2015 · · Categories: All, Exhibitions

 

Exhibit Panorama / Grossmont HYDE Gallery / Grossmont Community College

Exhibit Panorama / Grossmont HYDE Gallery / Grossmont Community College 

   A 15 year retrospective of San Diego photographer Craig Carlson, whose exhibit work focuses primarily on black-and-white documentary-style images of small communities throughout the United States, will be on display Oct. 5–Nov. 5, 2015 at the Hyde Art Gallery at Grossmont College. An artist’s reception is set for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, followed at 7p.m. by a gallery talk by the artist. Carlson has taught photography at San Diego State University’s School of Art, Design, and Art History of over twenty-years. He began exhibiting his photographs in 1970 and his work is included in numerous corporate and private collections. One of Carlson’s images from his “Sunset Boulevard” project, was recently published in the photo book, “Both Sides of Sunset: Photographing Los Angeles.”

  Hyde Art Gallery, located in Building 25, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, with the exception of legal holidays. Admission is free and open to the public. Free parking is available on reception days. On all other days, visitor parking permits are available from the vending machine in Parking Lot 1, section F.
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