Friday, December 7, 2012

shadow catcher

I've received emails from several people today about "Short Nights of The Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Eward Curtis."  Curtis' work can easily be found on the internet, click here for a very nice slide show by the NY Times.  

This photograph from the slide show was made at Acoma, a fortress 7,000 feet above sea level in what was then the New Mexico Territory.   With veiled women gathering water from a calm pool, author Timothy Egan describes this as one of Curtis' most Edenic still-lifes.  Isn't it beautiful?


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