from Jennifer Shewmaker

3 Commentsby   |  10.24.11  |  Photography Gruene, Fall 2011

Some places, two portrait attempts that I liked, along with another angle of the “scary bears.” I like the way the wolf is in focus in this one, with the monkey looking suspiciously over from the corner.


  1. Suanna Davis
    12:14 am, 10.25.11

    You did a great job on the stairs. I tried and tried to get a good picture of our stairs and did not come anywhere near what you succeeded in doing with the first image in this post.

    I like the colored light bulbs hanging in the night over the fence. It seems to me that there ought to be a poem in that image. If I come up with one that is halfway decent (that is, something I would be willing to put my name on in public), would you mind if I put the image up as the ekphrastic inspiration? I would, of course, attach your name to the image.

    The armadillos made me laugh. If you were one of my students, that would get you two extra points. What a fun photograph!

    I still like the faucet and leaves.

    The water tower picture takes that photo op to an entirely different level than I have seen in any of our pictures so far. I like the stark simplicity of the black and white photo and the definition in the picture enhances the architectural design quite well.

    Yes, the wolf and the monkey is good fun, too. I’m glad you took several of those.

    One thing I think is impressive is that you have a wide variety of images that are all very good.

  2. Jennifer
    9:17 am, 10.25.11

    Thanks Suanna! You are welcome to use that light bulb image. I loved those stairs,they made me think of Tolkien, “Around the corner, there may wait a new world or a secret gate.”

    Here’s something interesting about the water tower picture: it looks black and white but it’s color film just taken at night. I loved that picture.

  3. Nil Santana
    1:31 pm, 10.26.11

    I am sure Stephen has mentioned to you how we all loved seeing your photos. The water tower (black and white) is wonderfully modern, and very nice portrait of Camille. Really great work, Jennifer.

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