May 2009

Looking out from my window

05.28.2009 by Mark Forman
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What am I seeing,hearing thinking right now? Well kind of excited to be involved in Worldwide Photo Walk project. Leading the walk here in Taichung, Taiwan. First time event is being represented in Taichung or Taiwan. There is another walk in Taipei being hosted by Craig of CF Images. Please contact either one of us […]


Big In Asia:Monochrome

05.25.2009 by Mark Forman
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Launch of Black & White photo blog-Big inAsia:Monochrome. The home for monochrome imges and thoughts pertaining to them(or not) and musical inspiration for titles or music impressiosn from the images. Check it out and let us know what you think.


Burnt Sugar

05.23.2009 by Mark Forman
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Burnt Sugar is an evocative name. I live near a coffee roaster and can tell you with the limited sugar content of the coffee beans it is already quite intoxicating when they're being roasted. The Burnt Sugar in question here is a different kind all together. It is the musical collective organized by Greg Tate-Village […]



05.21.2009 by Mark Forman
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Well Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian are called the Romance languages (Romantic languages or Neo-Latin languages)and the first non-English language I studied was Spanish. That was for practical reasons due to the large Hispanic population of my native New York City and later when living in Tucson 40 miles from the border of Mexico. I'd […]


I feel mysterious today

05.17.2009 by Mark Forman
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Sometimes when I'm shooting photographs I feel elated by the element of discovery some magic bright moment captured on film memory chip for digital posterity's sake. However, when in the edit mode where everything is within the computer, a little tiny world primarily under my control I feel a sense of mystery in the editing process. […]



05.11.2009 by Mark Forman
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noun aphorism, a statement of some general principle, expressed memorably by condensing much wisdom into few words: ‘Give a man a mask and he will tell you the truth’ (Wilde); ‘The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom’ (Blake). Aphorisms often take the form of a definition: ‘Hypocrisy is a homage paid by […]



05.07.2009 by Mark Forman
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Definition: Knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight. Unusual or creative discernment or perception: farsightedness, foresight,vision. Related (or random) thread: Brian Eno's Before and After Science one of my favorite musical works (dare I say album?).  He was a great musical visionary having a major hand in shaping the foundations for world , ambient  and […]


Sharing some link love…

05.06.2009 by Mark Forman
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In photography the higher you move up the food chain the more you'll encounter snobbery and camera/lens nazis... However you also encounter some really cool talented photographers that have a sense of community. Damien Franco of Your Photo Tips is just such an individual. The post where I was mentioned included the work of 69 […]

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05.01.2009 by Mark Forman
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Resonate v., -nat·ed, -nat·ing, -nates. v.intr. To exhibit or produce resonance or resonant effects. To evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief: “It is a demonology [that] seems to resonate among secular and religious voters alike” (Tamar Jacoby). To correspond closely or harmoniously: “Symbolism matters, especially if the symbols resonate with the larger message” (William Greider). To cause to resound. After a lead in  like that […]

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