Haiku, 29.06

Il Canto delle Muse

Certi scenari
Sono fuochi d’artificio
Senza i botti.

Daniela Cerrato, 2017

“Misty sunset landmark” Photo by Herman Van Bon ( https://elementaryposters.com/2017/06/29/misty-sunset-landmark/comment-page-1/#comment-27983 )

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Optic 2017 Cruise

Some beauties of Manhattan

Sherry Felix - port4u

As part of the free Optic 2017 event held by B&H I went on the evening cruise around the tip of Manhattan. The 4-day event was fabulous—so many lectures and camera goodies to see it was overwhelming. The speakers were tops. If you want to see some of the lectures some were recorded. Thank you all at the B&H Event Space.

The weather was foggy and damp, so all my photographs were a flat gray. I added a few clouds to some of them in Photoshop.

Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/20 Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/20

Statue of Liberty, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017 Statue of Liberty, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017

Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017 Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017

Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017 Manhattan, Optic 2017 Cruise, Hudson 6/5/2017

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Earth Colors & Designer Jewelry

For visitors of the Hermanus Fynarts Festival 8-18 June: this work will be presented in the Hermanus Art Gallery

Private Gallery Napier

The beauty in the dust

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“The moon is bland in colour. I call it shades of grey … And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise.” Gene Cernan, astronaut, Apollo 10, Apollo 17

When artist Yvonne de Wit came to South Africa from her native Netherlands, it was with an open mind and with what became a growing fascination in the different types of rock and soils that the southern part of this great and diverse continent had to offer.

Through experimentation, she discovered that grinding diverse stones and pieces of rock found in different locations, offered up extraordinary colours, unusual ‘dusts’ that, when framed in silver, produced jewelry that reflected the land in a very different way.

jangle-dangle1Ideally, one needs to handle each piece of her collections to see, understand and appreciate the skill with which she works. Consider her chandelier earrings, for…

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