April 1, 2020

     There is a lot of "wall art" around town.  Legal?  Sponsored?  Encouraged?  Tolerated?  Permitted?  All of the above or none of the above?  The chalkboard on the downtown pedestrian mall is an official scribble site.  The rest?  Who knows?  The retaining wall at the new 5th street shopping center was painted before the mall was barely open.  Is it a blight?  Is it art?  Can anyone decipher wh...

June 15, 2019

     This post continues a previous series on shooting 500 keepers with the Zeiss Milvus 35 mm f/2.0.  The idea was to set the lens to f/2.0 and keep photographing until I had 500 photos worth keeping.  Some were very similar and will never see any further light of day.  Some photos formed a continuous series for a post on a single topic, such as the posts on reunions and...

May 15, 2018

      Jefferson built with bricks, and, today, The University is almost entirely surfaced in brick. Jefferson used bricks for pavillions and Lawn rooms and serpentine walls. Sometimes, the walls need repair, or there is a need to get something to the other side of the wall. Then, the walls get repaired, or temporarily opened and closed. Sometimes a brick wall serves as art. Brick walls are everywh...

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