Monthly Archives: March 2018

Grohmann Museum, atrium and elevator shaft

Not a lot to say about this picture except that I liked all the parallel lines running at different angles. I’m a real sucker for parallel lines 😄

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Under Construction: Milwaukee Streetcar Rails from MSOE’s “Bridge”

The orange barrels looked so striking in the evening sunlight as I walked across the “Bridge” between the Science and Library buildings (yes, they do have more official names; see the campus map here 🙂 ) that I had to … Continue reading

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The Birth of a Nation: Lighting and (mostly “non”) camera movement, racism, and Abraham Lincoln’s assassination reenacted a mere 50 years after

I’m teaching my film studies course this quarter, and this post was actually prompted by the utilitarian need to have a couple of neatly-cut film clips for efficient class use. But because it might also be interesting for people outside … Continue reading

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Fun with light and shadow

Just some random photos of light/shadow that caught my eye today. First this one, of a parking garage, that I saw on my way back from a mid-morning Starbucks run. Then this one (actually two slightly different photos in quick … Continue reading

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Sign of Spring

Workers hosed out the remaining ice yesterday, and today the rink at Milwaukee’s Red Arrow Park looks like its summer self. It still feels like winter, even if sunny and mid-March mild, but here is a hint of warmer days … Continue reading

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