Glimpses of S. Pas.


Settings: Part 40

Settings: Part 40

All that talk about film the other day put me in the mood for my favorite Glimpses game. This is your producer talking, my cinephile friends … put on your director’s caps and tell me if this setting were in a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Trippy Blossoms

Trippy Blossoms

Left to her own devices, Mother Nature is a psychedelic free spirit. (South Pasadena is blooming. Welcome, Spring!) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Shortcut

Shortcut

(Sometimes the most interesting picture is the one you find around the corner from where you thought you were going.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

iPhone Noir

iPhone Noir

I once had a professor who insisted that some of the most haunting film noir scenes did not take place in shadowy alleys or low-rent bars, but rather in ordinary suburban settings that seemed innocuous on the surface, but hinted at something lurking below. Remember that insane carousel scene from Strangers on a Train? I [...]

Night Stroll

Night Stroll

Problems always seem to recede into the shadows when I take a walk at night. It’s hard to maintain vigilant focus when you’re tucked into all those deep blues, blacks and greens. I can’t feel too bleak when windows and streetlamps splash all that gold light around. If the day favors reality, night leans toward [...]

A Long View

A Long View

I love grand, sweeping panoramas. For a city of only a few square miles, South Pasadena has an amazing number of beautiful views. (I actually wrote about it for Patch a while back.) Sure, a postcard view is an easy shot for a photographer when all you have to do is point your camera at [...]

sublime and moving space

sublime and moving space

“These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.” –Rainer Maria Rilke What a perfect thought for Mother’s Day: the sublime and moving space created by our children as we watch them grow. We are more magnificent because of those [...]

Your Welcome

Your Welcome

Experts say that creativity is boosted by several factors: a relaxing environment, the ability to rest your gaze on a long view, and the colors blue and green. Okay, gang. Now I expect to see some masterpieces from all of you! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

My Kind of Garden…

My Kind of Garden…

Maybe it’s just me, but I think this fabulous green machine is as pretty as a flower. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

like a race of giants that have faded into mere mythology

like a race of giants that have faded into mere mythology

Telephone Poles They have been with us a long time.They will outlast the elms.Our eyes, like the eyes of a savage sieving the treesIn his search for game,Run through them. They blend along small-town streetsLike a race of giants that have faded into mere mythology.Our eyes, washed clean of belief,Lift incredulous to their fearsome crowns [...]

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