summering as a state of mind

Summering: a Photographic Essay on a State of Mind

Summering, as a state of mind, involves a benign relationship to the outdoor after a long cold winter. It is the time when we feel liberated in our movements and freed to experience the outdoors simply, whether as individuals or in company of others, whether in contemplation or in social activities and cultural events. The …

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Summering Photographically speaking, it is an opportunity for playful experimentation with the digital parameters of viewing: monochromatically, by using the classic sepia toning and compositionally, by using the fish-eye effect. Sepia toning The classic sepia, or “sanguine” in French, brings up the warmth that black and white photography lacks somehow, while retaining the structuring modulation of light and …

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Hollywood Bowl Goes Up On Its Toes

Contemporary dance opens for Shakespeare at Griffith Park, a visionary’s current vision in Beverly Hills, Beauty and the Beast redux in Pasadena, ballet stars at the Bowl, and more SoCal dance this week. 4.  Dancers assembling furniture Returning as a dance prelude for this free Shakespeare festival, Invertigo Dance Theatre performs excerpts from Interior Design. Laura Karlin and her …

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Summer Adventures

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