Photography is for you. Dive in and enjoy a hearty swim. – Ralph Hattersley
We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us. – Ralph Hattersley
Understand your aesthetic sense – photographing the nude to help you improve your perceptivity to understand and feel the relation between aesthetics and sensuality. Uncovering hidden facets of yourself. – Ralph Hattersley
Ralph M. Hattersley, Jr. (1921-2000) was an American photographic educator, commentator, journalist and photographer.
When I heard our libraries were finally reopened, my heart soared! However, the library I normally frequent continued to be closed so I chose to visit another library nearby.
What a miserable experience! A sterile environment is what I unknowing walked into where plastic shields separated patrons from employees. I saw most of the employees standing behind the plastic shields as though viewing the patrons as potential communicable diseases. I felt no love, or light, only fear, and as quickly as possible I selected some books. At each self-checkout station were bottles of hand sanitizer which I elected not to use. Many contain cancer causing agents.
Twice I went to this library and twice no matter what books I chose, I could not focus my mind nor could I seem to connect to my joy of reading. None of the books held my interest. I despaired. It would appear that…