alilou's Adventures in Wonderland - all over the map.

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by alilou, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. skatesindreams

    skatesindreams Well-Known Member

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    You are "finding a balance" even with how you approach this.
    That is no surprise,

    A single answer would not be appropriate for every situation.
     
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  2. Japanfan

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    Interesting subject!

    It also brings to mind photo-journalists who take pictures in war zones or in situations of grave human rights atrocities. In many cases there wouldn't be the time or opportunity to get permission, especially when the life of the journalist is also at risk.

    I went to journalism school and took (very amateur) pictures for some of the articles I published. I don't remember the subject of permission for photographs coming up either in school or the field. But, there could be some very pertinent legal issues.
     
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  3. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    I do think that legally anything in the public domain is fair game, but as I read in one article on this subject, just because we can do something doesn't mean we should.
    And you make a good point about photo-journalists in places of danger. Suddenly I'm thinking of times before the age of cameras. Artists used to go into war zones and paint the scenes of war. It's the same thing really. Bet those artists weren't doing any asking permission.
    Also it's a good thing that photo-journalists get the news out - so much has changed because of them. I remember the photo of the naked vietnamese woman on fire with napalm. The publication of that shot had a huge influence on the movement towards ending that war.
    The whole issue of asking permission has been developing some legs these past few years I think because just about everyone has a camera, and because of social media.
     
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  5. sk8pics

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    Thanks for sharing again, ali! Funny, I did not notice your buzz cut in other pictures of you! :lol:
     
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  6. alilou

    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    I don't post many pics of myself, and maybe I was looking a bit shaggy, or more likely had a hat on :lol:
     
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    orientalplane Mad for mangelwurzels

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    That was Charlotte Bronte!

    Wonderful film. The End of the Affair (1999). I'm still catching up on the journal. :eek:
     
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    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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  9. skatesindreams

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    Thank you for the wonderful introduction to Cyprus,
    Did you photograph any examples of the lacemaking you mentioned?
     
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    alilou Crazy Stalker Lady

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    Thanks. And you're welcome :)
    I didn't photograph any of the lace! Don't know why not. We went to a museum and saw a lot of it. It's very beautiful. Here's a link to everyone else's photos of it :)
    lefkara lace
     
  11. skatesindreams

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    It's lovely!
     
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    Some of those resemble examples of lace and embroidery from other cultures.
    Very interesting.
     
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    I read that when the Venetians controlled Cyprus the lace-making techniques were taken back to Venice where it flourished on the island of Burano (I've been there - the lace is gorgeous). Lacemaking died out in Cyprus. Sometime later it was reintroduced from Burano. This was all over a few hundred years. The story goes something like that anyway.
    Some of the images here are of Burano lace
    Burano lace
     
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    Those are stunning.
    Cyprus was a "stopping/jump off" point for many cultures for hundreds of years; so the mixing of many artistic traditions isn't surprising.