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A Couple of "Then" for Creative Arts Thursday/Friday's Now

A Couple of "Then" for Creative Arts Thursday/Friday's Now

By: A. Macarthur  •  199 comments  •  6 hours ago
A pair of photos I digitized and restored from Magic Lantern Glass Slides. Scranton, Pennsylvania, c. 1900 A. Mac/A.G. © A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 10 5:07pm @40.1 It's not available, Pat.
Aug 09 10:49am @30.3.2 "..." That particular day, I had my 200-500mm lens and my Old Spice Deodorant … 
Aug 09 10:44am @14.3.2 Hey, Six! Good to see you!
Aug 08 10:46pm @31 Another good week of contributions and commentary … a sincere "THANK YOU" to every one … and let's see if we can carry this into Sunday.
Aug 08 10:35pm @30 Well, then; there's a remote portion of a mountain stream that's worth the trip into the deep woods of the Poconos. The Native Brook Trout are fairly easy to catch … but there's ANOTHER CATCH...
Aug 08 11:15am @20.3.1 "..." House Sparrows.
Aug 07 10:40pm @20 Can we take this into Saturday? Birds of a Feather © A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 07 5:35pm @17 Keeping things moving … © A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 06 10:33pm @12.1 Really nice!
Aug 06 10:12pm @11 HUMMING right along … Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Female ©A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 06 10:08pm @8.1.5 Has a bit of an Andrew Wyeth feeling.
Aug 06 7:05pm @1.2.1 I don't remember the article to which you refer, but you can contact me in private notes; if you do, I'll respond, then delete your comment and this one. Check your private notes.
Aug 06 1:53pm @7 Nice work making the most of a unique photo op!
Aug 06 1:53pm @5.1 Hopefully you can post Samoa of these.
Aug 06 11:09am @2 Show your stuff be it THEN or NOW.
Aug 06 11:09am @1 The photo at the top of the article is of Brigantine, New Jersey (today, a part of) Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge https://www.fws.gov/refuge/edwin_b_forsythe/


By: A. Macarthur  •  184 comments  •  one week ago
American Robin, Male © A. Mac/A.G. Downey Woodpecker, Male © A. Mac/A.G. Another Butterfly Collage © A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 03 11:43pm @30 Monday it is … for another 9 minutes at this posting. Purple Loosestrife Abstract © A. Mac/A.G.
Aug 02 10:13pm @28 Another strong showing for our Thursday/Friday feature. Thanks to all and maybe we can take it into Monday.
Aug 02 10:10pm @2.4.9 My Masters thesis was entitled, "The Roll of Presupposition in the Perception of Art." It was based on a premise that, we are, each of us, the sum total of our experiences to any moment in time,...
Aug 02 2:41pm @2.4.7 The vignetting is very effective and visually implies a "sympathetic soul" IMO. Great portrayal.
Aug 02 2:37pm @27.1 These are fine shots … perfect exposure, great contrast, color and composition.
Aug 01 10:21am @23.2 Could easily be a stained glass window (in Disney World's Wilderness Lodge which has a number of pieces of Native American art and genre photos).
Art, Nature and the Panacea of Fantasy

Art, Nature and the Panacea of Fantasy

By: A. Macarthur  •  8 comments  •  5 days ago
“The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.” _ Albert Einstein ~ Like a lot of young boys, I indulged in certain fantasies, mostly, in my case, the fantasies that I might have a "real shot" at one day pitching in the Major Leagues of Baseball, and particularly, as a kid living in the city of Philadelphia, for the Philadelphia Phillies....
Aug 03 3:42pm @6.1 A nice and unexpected kindness from a neighbor who, not only found the article and read it, but apparently logged in so as to be able to comment. I'm glad he and his family are on my million...