Fleeting Instances: A Conversation with Street Photographer Lignum Draco — Discover

Lignum Draco is the pseudonym of a street photographer based in Sydney, Australia. You might recognize his candid portraits, guest photo challenges at The Daily Post, and images of the Sydney Opera House. We recently had the chance to ask Lignum about his inspiration, his favorite photographic techniques, and his pseudonym. What draws you to […]

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On the Beauty of Hands — The View from Here

As a musician I have always been highly attuned to hands. They are miraculous to me in their ability to convey both technical and musical prowess on an instrument, to create, to soothe, to work, to care for, and to love…So many facets. I am especially drawn to the hands of very old people, as […]

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A step towards winter: morning at Moraine Lake — Christopher Martin Photography

I spent the morning at Moraine Lake today. A cold front swept in last night and when I caught my first glimpse of the valley when I drove up, the snow line was visible amid the layers of forest, rock and cloud. At the lake, daybreak started cold with a steady drizzle of rain. […]

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Leaving My Heart in Havana — Discover

 

“It’s been a long time since I’ve been completely enraptured by a city but Havana has all the elements that make it happen — history, art, architecture, beauty, kind people, heart, heat, spirit and music . . . so much music.” Kelly at Compass & Camera takes us on a tour of Havana, Cuba.

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May 21 and 22 at Lithia Artisans Market

This would be a great stop to make during the weekend. Head over to the Lithia Artisans Market in Ashland Oregon. Take a look first hand at what’s going on in Southern Oregon! We’ll see you there.

LITHIA ARTISANS MARKET of ASHLAND

Mabrie Ormes, Fine Artist, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, LAMA. Here showing along the wall. Mabrie Ormes, Fine Artist, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland  (LAMA). Here showing along the wall often referred to as “Mabrie’s Wall”. The wall will soon have a big scenic mural of our sister-city, Guanajuato, Mexico.

We have 31 artisans signed up to show this coming weekend at the Lithia Artisans Market. This weekend the market will feature hemp clothing, pottery, leather work, body care products, stone and wrought metal jewelry, photography, woodwork, fine art, hats, pressed flower art, copper work and much more. Come by and see what the local artisans have been busy creating in their workshops here in the Rogue Valley.

Open Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 11-5

Located along Ashland Creek on a meandering walkway known as Calle Guanajuato, behind the plaza buildings in downtown Ashland, Oregon.

Die hard street artisans are hoping the rain holds off so we can enjoy a market day. We have had lots…

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