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Held up

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Today’s title implies no robbery. On September 19th along the beach at Galveston Island I found a feather on the sand and held it up to photograph it. Hours later, back on the mainland and heading for home, I stopped to photograph more-dramatic clouds in their own right.

 

 

 

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If you’re interested in history and biography as well as photography, you may want to watch the slide show “Historical Figures Who Lived Long Enough to Be Photographed.” It includes photographs of some people born in the 18th century—in fact as early as 1749!—though of course they didn’t get photographed until late in their lives, as photography first became practical only after the invention of the daguerreotype in 1839.

 

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

October 8, 2022 at 4:29 AM

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