I would like to introduce everyone to Cindy Knoke’s blog!! I love her page, especially her animal photographs!!
The Holler is close to the border with Mexico and is blessed with a large Latin American population so the tradition has become familiar.
Marking the Day of the Dead began in Aztec times and was able to survive the cultural suppression of the missionaries.
I admire cultures that remember and remain connected to their deceased ancestors.
In Memory and respect for all our ancestors, and for those who honor them~
I would like to introduce everyone to The EGOTist!!
A photo shoot: privately one of my biggest fears and my final boss battle before the EGOTist launch. It’s not that I didn’t have any pictures. Jessica Osber took some fantastic headshots for me but they fit the cute, low-key me. They don’t quite read EGOTist (Jessica is fabulous to shoot with, definitely hit her up if you need photos).
Sidebar: Photo shoots are my kryptonite I even do the “make a weird face on purpose” preemptive strike when I’m taking pictures for fun. My brain kicks into overdrive and as I mentally assemble the perfect shot my creativity and energy are completely zapped and I end up looking like a wax figure, awkwardly stiff and dead-eyed.
(Exhibit A. WTF am I doing…?)
Counterintuitive I know but stopping…
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Now this brightened my day! My wife lived in New York we she first moved to the US and we have spent a lot of time in NYC. Makes me miss that wonderful city!!
Katina talks about how she fell in love with photography. Hobbies can awaken passion in you that you didn’t realize existed!
Just Plain Ole Vic had a Wonderful Encounter of the Close Kind!