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Day Two Hundred Thirty Five, September 14, 2011

the fellowship of the lens

When you do something so much, day after day, week after week, you put yourself on its frequency. It is like that with everything isn’t it? Food lovers are drawn to food, drinkers can spot a bar a mile away, smokers can find a cigarette in the most unlikely of places, flirts can sense an attractive person on the other side of the street, photographers can feel other photographers. When I meet another photographer, it is almost a sense of kinship, a similarity of things shared, experienced, sought after. A relationship with light, with color, with motion. Today on an afternoon walk down the Huang Pu river in Shanghai I met this white gloved photographer and we just smiled at each other for a few moments, took shots of each other and just giggled like children before I walked away…

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Day Seventy Two, April 4, 2011

Magic comes around at sunset

We call it the magic hour,

the golden hour,

the time the sun gifts us with the magic of softness,

when all is glowing,

when light caresses our hair,

when we feel stillness,

when day and night just embraced or are just about to embrace,

this is the place where true passion lives.