Leading Lines

Let’s regroup and get back to photography for a moment. Leading lines in a photograph are usually intentional and are used as a basic tool of photographic composition. All pictures are made of lines. They convey depth in a scene and provide strength to the perspective of a photo. The lines can be vertical, horizontal …

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You Did It To Me

My wise and thoughtful Niece posted the entire passage from Matthew 25, 31-46 on Facebook the other day. She has a knack for making me think. In the heat of our spirited debates, when we are both laughing and accusing each other of some dubious position we backed ourselves into, she always sneaks in a …

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Sweet Home Chicago

The Chicago skyline has four of America’s eight tallest buildings. Impressive for a city referred to as the “Second City”. Actually the list is all New York City and Chicago until you get to number 14. I captured this photo from the lounge atop my daughter’s apartment building in the Illinois Medical District. It was …

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Chicago Transit Authority

One of my favorite memories as a child is the time I spent playing my mother’s records on her stereo turntable box set. It was the late sixties and early seventies. I distinctly remember playing her Chicago Transit Authority album, which contained hits such as “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is” and singing …

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White Coat

The white coat ceremony for medical students is a rite of passage. It has a quasi-religious significance which symbolizes the “conversion” of a lay person into a member of the healthcare profession. In some ways, based upon the oaths and promises made, it is similar to an ordination associated with a religious denomination. Yesterday, I witnessed my …

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