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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Alfred Hitchcock, Art, Barbara Stanwyck, Baseball, Brigitte Bardot, Carole Lombard, Design, Fashion, Glamour, Henry Fonda, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Humphrey Bogart, Israel, Jean Harlow, Jewish Photography, Judaica, Judaism, Katherine Hepburn, Lauren Bacall, Livia Yarden, Movie Posters, Movies, Painting, Photography, Rick McGinnis, Rock Hudson, Silent Movies, True Hollywood Confessions, William Powell | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Responses

Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

Posted in Art, Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Marlene Dietrich, Movie Posters, Movies, Myrna Loy, Painting, Photography, Quotes, Veronica Lake, Vertigo | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Responses

Friday Photos: Welcome to the New La-La Land

  Hollywood was once the dream capital of the world. Movies peddled glamour and fantasy. This was La-La Land where outrageous plots and larger than life characters allowed audiences to construct alternate realities — entertainment. But La-La Land has relocated. On Wednesday, President Obama delivered the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy in New […]

Posted in Art, Friday Fotos, Glamour, Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Still Photography, Homeland Security, ISIS, Islam, Islam Denial, Islamic State, Islamic Terror, IslamoNazis, Joan Blondell, Movies, Obama Watch, Photography, Los Angeles, Pico-Robertson, Photography, Signs, Politics, Progressive Democrats | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Responses

Friday Photos: Blue

Wandering around my beautiful neighborhood recently, I’ve noticed lots of blue. Always on the lookout for compelling Friday Photos, I decided that blue would be a fun theme. And then, once I made that decision, all I saw was blue: blue cars, blue buildings — you name it, it’s blue. I suppose the same thing […]

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Friday Photos

Hypothetical question: Your house is on fire. Everyone is safe. You can run in and rescue one item. What will it be? The answer, overwhelmingly, is family photos. We are the sum of our memories. Photos help us capture time and space, preserve moments that otherwise would be lost. I seek the ordinary, the flat […]

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Friday Photos: Whatever

No overiding theme today. Just random photos of whatever struck my fancy at any given moment.

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Friday Fotos: Now I Know My ABC’s

Readers who have been following Seraphic Secret for a while are aware of our fondness for signs. In signage we detect various levels of aesthetics including grammar, fonts—remember when virtually everything was Helvetica—to the use of color. And of course, signs frequently stand witness to the health or deterioration of a particular community’s economic condition. […]

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Friday Fotos

Readers of Seraphic Secret know that yours truly likes to take long walks around my Los Angeles neighborhood and take pictures of stuff. Shlepping my Canon SLR is a pain in the neck—literally.  Thus, for the past few years, I’ve been carrying the fine and compact Canon PowerShot . But recently, I switched the compact […]

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