Lens-Artists Challenge #131 – Emotions

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[Categories: Photography, Photography 101 Forever]

Per Patti: “Show us portraits or street photography that captures people’s feelings, such as happiness, anger, sadness, curiosity, or fear. Or, choose a subject or scene that evokes an emotion in the viewer.”

I entered ’emotion’ in the search function of my Apple Photo library and came up with… NOTHING. So much for A.I. – artificial intelligence.

Patti uses a photo of Medusa, taken at the Boston Museum of Fine Art. This art, of which there are several copies by the artist Arnold Böcklin, was used on the cover of my literary passion Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2017: Fear …

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One copy of the art was sold by Sotheby’s for 252,000GBP ($342,429.95 at recent exchange rates). There is considerable information on the art at the previous link.

Speaking of Fear and First Inaugurations, I’m reminded of the FDR quote at his…

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Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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