Cape Cod 2014

Typical Texture of Cape Cod

(The opening photograph above shows what I perceive as the typical texture of Cape Cod, pine needles and twigs) Last July I received an invitation from Cape Cod Vievfinders Camera Club (CCVFCC) in Harwich to make a presentation to their members. … [Read more...]

Salute to Viktor Plotnikov

Part of the Orchis dancers after a rehearsal

A couple of weekends ago Festival Ballet Providence put on a great show, all works of Viktor Plotnikov. He choreographed three very different ballet pieces in his narrative style, all highly enjoyable but I am partial to Orchis. I hope you will … [Read more...]

Boundless Plotnikov

Orchis Photography and Music

It is around the corner, Orchis will rise again! Along with it, the Boundless Plotnikov program will engage you, entertain you, tickle your emotions as well as your funny-bone. This is an all Plotnikov program and Viktor has a style that melds … [Read more...]

Yesil Cami (Green Mosque) Bursa

The Green Mosque (Yesil Cami) Tiles

Thanks to my young friends Erdinc and Canan who took me to the dome of Hagia Sophia, provided an exclusive access to Panagia Isodion in Istanbul, I got a chance to visit the Green Mosque (Yesil Cami) in Bursa when I was in Turkey in 2012. They had … [Read more...]

Orchis is Coming

Orchis

Last year the Festival Ballet Providence performance of Orchis delighted the audiences. Inspired by a collection of my photographs, Orchis is a unique ballet that brings together photography, dance, and music in a moving experience. This year, FBP … [Read more...]

Gregory Heisler Speaks

Gregory Heisler Speaks

About a couple of months ago I bought the Kindle version of Gregory Heisler's book "50 Portraits: Stories and Techniques from a Photographer's Photographer". It is a well-written book with stories about 50 of the notable portraits the master … [Read more...]

Sabun Ustaları

Soapmakers

(Read an English version of this post) 2012 yılında Ayvalık'ta ziyaret ettiğim küçük sabun atölyesi hakkındaki bu gönderi, uzun süredir ilgilenmemi bekliyordu. Araya türlü engeller girdiğinden, gerçekten ilginç olan bu deneyimimi sizlerle paylaşma … [Read more...]