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Poetry and Polaroids

Thu Mar 27, 2008, 3:57 PM
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I am going to publish a book of poetry & polaroids.

This DA account was crafted toward that goal.  So, mostly what you will find here will be poetry...and polaroids.

The poetry is real.   Every word has been thought about.

The polaroids are not real.  They too have been carefully thought about as well.  

I am an an avid photographer.  I shoot everything.  Photography is wood for me.  Or, more to the point, its energy is an earth energy...a wood-type energy.  It is grounding.  Makes me feel connected.  It is fuel for the furnace of my life.

Though, the majority of my photos do not readily fall into the normal category of what I call my art.  So, they have migrated to the corners of hard drives and are no more than lines on a data disc, stuffed in a bin.

Polaroids are intimate.  Personal.  There is something unique and strangely attractive about Polaroids.  I love them.  Though, I do not normally shoot using a polaroid camera.  But, I have selected just over a thousand photos and graphix from different parts and places in my life and I have begun to turn them into polaroids with the magical fun of Photoshop, utilizing the actions created by:iconrawimage:, as a starting point.

So, as I said before.  The poetry is unreal and the polaroids are real.  Or, was it viceversa?  I'm not sure.  'Cause as you know...it's all ones and zeros in the computer realm.

10101010101011001101001000110010101010010010

So...what's real anyway?

Check out my Polictical poetry film:
Committing Poetry in Times of War
www.committingpoetry.com
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InaRosdal Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello (:

Just dropped by and wanted to tell you, that you have an interesting gallery, and that I send you my best wishes for your book (:

- Ina
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aisegul-polaroids Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2008
thanks :kiss:
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immodestie Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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PornoHitlerDuck Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008   Photographer
amazing Gallery!!
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Poet168 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2008
Thank You. Glad you could connect with it.

:)

s.
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factive Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2008
thank you yet again :)
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PheebsYeahBaby Featured By Owner May 21, 2008  Professional Photographer
goodness, thank you! :tea:
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tietgale Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2008
:bow: thanks so much for your friendship and faves !!! I'm so honoured !!! :thanks:
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MountanDewHeartsYou Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2008
thanks :boing:

great gallery
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tietgale Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2008
great !!!
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