Tag Archives: photography

Creepshot or Not: Bikinis in the Park

Paleo Retiree writes: When I solicited thoughts and opinions some months ago about whether a snapshot I’d sneaked of a couple of sunbathing cuties in a public park was a Creepshot or not, some visitors concluded A) that it wasn’t, and B) … Continue reading

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Creepshot or Not?

Paleo Retiree writes: This young lady was walking along the sidewalk in front of me … Her sundress was hiking up … Does my snap of her qualify as a Creepshot? Some arguments pro and con, or so it seems … Continue reading

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Creepshot or Not?

Paleo Retiree writes: A pic I fired off last summer in NYC’s Washington Square Park: The case, as far as I can tell, for this snap being deemed a Creepshot: 1) Skin. 2) I didn’t ask my subjects for permission, … Continue reading

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Creepshots Or Not: Isla Vista

Paleo Retiree writes: As an artsbuff and an enthusiastic snapshooter, I was fascinated by the debate that kicked up a while back about “creepshots.” (Gawker and Jezebel attack; Reddit bans a few sub-Reddits.) Briefly: young women protested that photographers shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sexy Ad Campaign Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Thanks to Diesel for this very hot set of posters I ran across the other day: Suicide Girls goes Bollywood on a Harley is my best stab at describing the feel of the concept. Can you do … Continue reading

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Actors (etc.) in Hats and Headgear

Sherbrooke writes: Here’s Josephine Baker, in a hat, and — other things.

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Time in a Bottle

epiminondas writes: What if you received time in a bottle?  You open the bottle and you get to see something from your distant past that you only had memories of.  But now, you get to see it unfold in front … Continue reading

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Organization Tips

Paleo Retiree writes: Fun to see that friend-of-this-blog and expert organizer Jill Duffy has pulled a lot of her tips together into an ebook. It’s also a nice chance for me to share to my own masterly method: Jill, who’s … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Memories

Paleo Retiree writes: The Question Lady and I were in town — that’d be New York City — a year ago, when Hurricane Sandy hit. It was quite a little adventure. For one thing, the hurricane itself was sort of … Continue reading

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You Can Buy Anything in New York City

Paleo Retiree writes: Wandering around the streets of NYC often leaves me marveling at the variety of what’s available for purchase. Just yesterday I enjoyed a visit to Sakaya, a store in the East Village that sells nothing but sake. Couldn’t … Continue reading

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