ChatterQuote January 2012

Way back when I was in college, I was introduced to a beautiful book called “The Prophet” by Khalil Gibran. It became “one of those precious books” and a mainstay in our family. My mother always had a copy by her bed and we asked our uncle to read a passage from the book at her funeral, which he did. Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet and writer, who wrote many books, but “The Prophet” is perhaps his best known. It has been translated into more than forty languages and was one of the best-selling books of the twentieth century in the U.S.

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ChatterLab January 2012

My latest article to go live on Agency Access’ Blog The Lab, is all about what images I find eye-catching, and what gets my attention. I gave three examples, one of which was “Humor” – in other words, make me laugh and you already have my attention – and I showed an image from British photographer David Stewart, whose work always has me chuckling…

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© David Stewart

ChatterArtists January 2012

So with this month being associated with the sign of Capricorn I decided to show you some photographers who shoot jewelry and timepieces. Last year we showed images of seniors, and the year before we featured architectural shooters, and some of you may recall that 2 years ago we also gave you tips for cleaning jewelry – why? Because Capricorn is Earth and connected to everything that is in it – natural resources, rocks, crystals, minerals and gems.

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