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Friday Photos: Just Photos

No commentary today. No rants about politics and culture. I am drained. Here are some random pictures that will, hopefully, enliven a darkling plain.

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Friday Photos: Just Because the World is Burning…

All across the country protests, riots, and race-baiters doing what they do in order to disrupt civil society. We don’t know about you, but here at Seraphic Secret we feel the need for some relief from the endless cycle of horrible, terrible, very bad news. We yearn for beauty, for images that, in one way […]

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Friday Fotos: Mirror, Mirror

The business of creating glamour was hard work. And the Hollywood still photographers employed by the studios did a great deal of the heavy lifting. Thorugh their craft they helped manufacture stars by producing shimmering, glamorous images that hinted at beings who were human gods. Who has not seen the stunning George Hurrell photo of […]

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Hollywood Reflections

Hollywood still photographers had a battery of standard poses for their iconic star photography. One of the most durable was the mirror portrait. Almost every female star was, at one time or another, captured studying her reflection in a mirror. Most of the time the shots were carefully lit and composed. At other times, the […]

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