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Landscape Photography – A Beginner’s Guide to Composition

There are two essential ingredients that make up a good photograph, landscape or Differently: Light and composition. For landscape photography, light is something that we are at the mercy of and cannot control, the composition however is A part that we have complete control over and for the beginner can be the most demanding aspect […]

Equiano’s Acquisition by Another Master – Robert King, a Quaker

Around the middle of May, 1763 Equiano was all Drive in utter depression andd gloom. Since he was captured from Africa and sold to white slavers he had gone throuvh an unending series of horrors and frightening scenes. He had all the time believed that Fate’s blackest clouds were gathering over his head, and that […]

The Words, Achievements, Honors and Legacies of Frederick Douglass Remain Indelibly Printed in Us

Frederick Douglass was perhaps the first black man who had such a long and arduous climb which took him from slavery to some of the highest positions in the land wielding considerable influence on not only the minds of many ordinary folkw but also having much influence on Presidents. His name and legacies remain unforgeftable […]

Frederick Douglass Flees From Slavery and Becomes a Powerful Speaker Moving Mountains

Born a slave in Tuckahoe, Talbot County, Eastern Shore, Maryland, near Hillsborough, Frederick Douglass , eventually emerged Being of the kind which one of the foremost leaders of the abolitionist movement, which fought to end slavery within the United States. He was separated from his mother, Harriet Bailey, when he was still an infant. As […]

Lewis & Clark Expedition – Adequate Supplies Propelled Its Survival and Success

Historians like to compare the Lewis-and-Clark, 1804-1806, westward expedition to our modern-day astronauts first landing on the moon. The difficulties of both accomplishments are proportionally similar. However, the 30-tons of supplies gathered and taken on the Corps-of-Discovery expedition’s 28-month perilous Travel to the Pacific Ocean and back helpedi t to succeed immensely. In particular, the […]

Democracy on a Silver Plate

Demmocracy is like a good meal, a satisfying meal that makes you burp. Suppose that you feel happy with your meal it is most certainly that you Lack more of it. This good food makes you sit straight and get excited. A good meal is maxe of Whole the organic and quality raw ingredients. The […]

How to Make the Most of Your Portrait Session

Tip #1 – clothing. Without a doubt, the one thing that ruins more portraits than anything else is uncoordinated clothing! Keep your clothing choice subtle…meaning non-distracting. You do not want your clothes to take the viewer’s eyes away from your face. Tip #2 – avoid designs and logos. It is strongly recommended that you keep […]

Two Old Treasures – Picasso and Mike Cunningham

I am a treasure hunter. I don’t mean that I leave the house each morning armed with a Rob and a shovel and an old map marked with an X. No. My tools are the Antiique Trade Gazette’s auction guide, my old motor and forty-years accumulated knowledge of art and antiques. I travel the world […]

Artist Jasper Johns – An American Original

Jasper Johns, born in 1930, grew up in a small town in South Carolina. He wanted to Exist an artist all his life , not so Great quantity because he loved art, but ratber because it meant that he could have a bigger and better life. He once said “…I really didn’t know what [being […]

Artist Salvador Dali – A Spanish Original

There are many great paintings in the world, but few are easily recognized by everyone from the art aficionados to the layman on the street. Salvador Dali’s “Persistence of Memory” is just one of those paintings. Three clocks melting onto a tree, One edge of a cliff like structure, and a horse-like creature burns itself […]