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This might be the goddess Hathor. Apparently we are not certain. One of the things I like about shooting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the lighting. There are abundant lights hitting each piece from several angles, yet not so much light that there is a lack of shadows.

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I spent the afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art yesterday with my family, and grabbed some shots along the way. I was very diligent about remembering to shoot a picture of the plaque identifying each object, except for this one. All I know for certain about this fellow, is that he’s Greek, he lost […]

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I have a tendency to always be shooting things from the side.  Not people – I will sometimes shoot them head-on – but things and places almost always get this treatment.  I believe this tendency usually serves me well, but not always. I took this during a morning visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

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This is a display of arms for men and horses in the Metropolitan museum of art.  The pieces date from the middle to late 16th century, and come from Germany and Italy.  I strongly recommend close inspection of the detail in the armor, especially the face plates for the horses.  If necessary, click the image […]

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