Another Rainy Day
On a rainy day, the world transforms into a canvas of reflections and muted hues, inviting introspection and a sense of calm. The rhythmic tap of raindrops against windows becomes a soothing melody, creating a tranquil ambiance that encourages contemplation.
Harold Bloom asks in The Anxiety of Influence what strong maker desires the realization that he has failed to create himself, Bloom’s question could be countered, if not answered, by T.S. Eliot direct propositions: Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make into something different
I found these interesting paragraphs from Walker Evans and Robert Frank in an Essay on Influence? By Tod Papageorge
I consider myself strongly influenced by Robert Frank, but now I discover it probably was not only Robert Frank who I admire, but all previous photographers who contributed to the Art of photography.
Update from a post of six years ago, my how my fine art photography has changed. I now look for images that have a relaxing, tranquil feeling to them because life is so stressful and my image reflect my state of mind. I believe that photograph is a meditative state and the mental state can be shared if it’s powerful enough, so relax and enjoy some of my Fine Art images.