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Home is where the heart is,
a camera is an artist's heart -
every shutter-click is a heart beat.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Photographs: "No Where, Where? Here?" series






"No Where"





"Where? Here?"






"No! Here? No! Where?"





No! Where? Here? No!





"Now! Here!"





"Now! Here! Joined!





"Here! Now!"

"No Where, Where? Here?" (series)
by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Location: Invisible Cities, Union Train Station, Los Angeles
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100 M2 (pocket camera)
Conditions: Natural light, late night, no flash, no tripod






Photographs: "Mysterious Woman Mysterious Heart ~ Invisible Cities Opera" series



"Heart's Mystery"

"Mystery of Coupled Hearts"

"Mystery of My Own Heart"

"Mysterious Heart"

"Mysterious Woman"

"Mysterious Woman Mysterious Heart" (series)
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Location: Invisible Cities, Union Train Station, Los Angeles
Camera: Sony DSC-RX100 M2 (pocket camera)
Conditions: Natural light, late night, no flash, no tripod




Saturday, July 19, 2014

Photograph: "Beautiful Friend" Ethiopia series






"Beautiful Friend"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Location: Oromia near Sudan and Ethiopia border,
The terraced valley of the Holy Caves of Miracle Healing Water,
Debre Libanos ደብረ፡ሊባኖስ Ethiopia, January 2006

Camera: Canon PowerShot (pocket camera)
Conditions: Natural light, windy late afternoon, dry dusty, no flash, no tripod



Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Photograph: "Life's Slow Wise Journey", Baiyangdian, Hebei, China 1990




"Life's Slow Wise Journey"

Location: Baiyangdian, Hebei, China 1990
Camera: Pentax 35 mm Film SLR with 50 mm lens.
Imaging: 35 mm colour China made negative film
printed on professional grade photographic paper in 1997.
In 2010, the paper print was digitally scanned. 
Conditions: Natural light, windy afternoon, bright sun, no tripod, no flash

Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Nicaragua and Beijing 1991, Los Angeles 2012: 
"Alter Your State of Being, By Being True To Your Self"

Heart Like A Lake
Calm Still Surface
Hope Floats, Strength Endures.


Sunday, July 13, 2014

Photographs: "Mother's Prayers for Peace, GrandMother's Prayers for Peace" Ethiopia series








"Mother's Prayers for Peace"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson






"GrandMother's Prayers for Peace"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Camera: Canon Powershot (pocket camera)
Conditions: Wind, natural bright light, crowded peopled afternoon, no tripod


Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Hiroshima 1989: 
"Collective Pool of Feelings"





Photograph: "Mekong River Delta, Farmer's Market" Vietnam 1992








"Mekong River Delta, Farmer's Market" 
Vietnam 1992
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Location: Mekong River Delta, Vietnam1992

Camera: 35 mm Pentax MX SLR, 50 mm lens.
35 mm colour transparency film
Imaging: digital-scan of an old paper print from original film positive
Conditions: Natural light, windy afternoon, bright hot sun, no tripod, no flash

Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson
China, Vietnam 1992 "Serve to Lead Your Own Inner Great Cause"




Saturday, July 5, 2014

Photograph: "Musician's Fingers, Flowering Sounds" series





















"Musician's Fingers, Flowering Sounds"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Location: Venice Beach Canals, Los Angeles 2012
Camera: a friend's Nikon D90 with 35mm lens
Conditions: Natural light, windy afternoon, sunny, no flash, no tripod

Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Los Angeles 2010 "Remember Us Kindly"





Thursday, July 3, 2014

Photograph: "The Lenticular Galaxy, of A Leaf" series























"The Lenticular Galaxy, of A Leaf"
by Karin Lisa Atkinson

Location: Venice Beach Canals, Los Angeles 2012

Camera: a friend's Nikon D90 with 35mm lens
Conditions: Natural light, windy afternoon, sunny, no flash, no tripod


Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson





Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Photograph: "Wind Machine" series






"Wind Machine"





"Wind Machine Engine"


by Karin Lisa Atkinson
Location: Venice Beach Canals, Los Angeles 2012

Photographs taken with a Nikon D90 35mm lens
Conditions: Natural light, windy morning, overcast, no flash, no tripod


Poem by Karin Lisa Atkinson



"Wind Machine Genie"