Through the Lens

Photography is a vital form of communication and expression. In its early years it had been a science which evolved into an art form. Today, it became one of the most democratic forms of expressing personal experiences. Photographs have the power to digest, explain and transform our relationship to the natural world. But, no single view is absolute and reality is the relative perception of time and place. This editorial section puts selected images into perspective.

 

Mount Rushmore: Presidential Profiles

ount Rushmore, located just north of Custer State Park in South Dakota’s Black Hills National Forest, was named for the New York lawyer Charles E. Rushmore, who traveled to the Black Hills in...

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Man Made

  his collection captures the crossroad between nature and man made creation. It covers what we created in the world: architecture, art, cities and objects. I am equally intrigued by the grandeur of a...

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Light & Shadow

The capturing of light and shadow is in its essence the visualization of your personal reality.

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It’s a sign: We are confused

  As I was driving down a road in New York State, I passed this sign. Fascinated by its size and complexity, I had to pull over to capture its image. Looking through my viewfinder, I found beauty in the symmetry and color coordination of this monument.  The visual...

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Spread your Wings

Spread your Wings   Life teaches us that being prepared is a prerequisite for utilizing the unexpected opportunity. The same wisdom holds true in the world of photography. Spending a few warm summer days at the Chesapeake Bay, I always keep several camera body / lens...

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Freedom

Finally arrived   Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Date: 12/19/2011 Location:  Liberty Park +40° 42' 2.22", -74° 2' 48.56" Focal Length: 23 mm Exposure: 1/80 sec at f/16,  ISO...

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The Great Integrity

The Great Integrity imposes no action, yet it leaves nothing undone. Were governments to embrace it, everything would develop naturally. If thereafter an old ego should reincarnate, the already permeated Primal Simplicity would neutralize it in its pervasive silence....

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Watching You

Kilroy was here     Early one morning when I was ready to begin my the day with a fresh espresso, I found the kitchen door guarded by a cicada. This promised to be an interesting shot. I grabbed my 1D and quickly mounted  a 50 mm macro lens, went down to the floor to...

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Himmelsstürmer

Sieger wollten wir sein stets lauter höher die Liebe verbrannt wie Ikarus' Flügel während wir wie rosa Geigen aus dem Himmel fielen saitenlos ohne Resonanz zerschellt Beate Reuker  Sieger wollten wir sein stets lauter höher die Liebe verbrannt wie Ikarus' Flügel...

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Grenzfall

Date: 07.16.2011 Location:   Zugspitze +47° 27' 12.23", +11° 4' 1.80" Focal Length: 23 mm Exposure: 1/500 sec at f/2.8, ...

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Independence

  IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers...

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Burning Mind

When the day winds down and the sky is filled with the fire of light, the shadow of the past is burned into our mind, waiting to reference the coming.   Date: 06/2011 Location:  +40° 42' 31.04", -74° 21' 59.88" Focal Length: 17 mm Exposure: 1/125 sec at f/8.0, ...

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Pax Romana

How small is large? And how powerful is belief? Location: Piazza San Piedro +41° 54' 11.65", +12° 27' 26.39" Focal Length: 7.4 mm Exposure: 1/60 sec at f/2.8, ...

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