Anne-Marie Littenberg Photography

An Organized View

I love to photograph the man-altered landscape, showing how we organize a view and its access with roads, fences, and plantings.   Before European settlers, this spot in Shelburne, Vermont, USA would have been dense forest, rich in virgin timber. But by 1800, forest clearing was widespread.   I am interested in scenes that show…

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The Memorial Landscape

Cemeteries are generally public parks landscaped to memorialize the dead. This is just inside the entrance to the Puerto Rico National Cemetery in Bayamon. Besides being a place to bury remains, cemeteries honor memory, and provide insight into art and culture. Who was the artist who could make marble diaphanous? Some statuary make me think…

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The Fantasy that is Vermont

I live in the state of Vermont. Just say the word “Vermont” and people throughout the USA can get dreamy-eyed, thinking of lush green foliage, ski slopes, and a gentle, bucolic lifestyle. But travel our side roads (50% of which are unpaved), and you see hard work and abandonment. Sometimes it is just too expensive…

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Solitude and the man-altered landscape.

I hate crowds. I don’t care how famous or beautiful or important a place is, if it involves crowds and a wait on line, I am out of there. But a place where man has left his mark and moved on … that’s my idea of destination-heaven. The Memorial Cemetery of Puerto Rico, nestled between…

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December 22, 2015: Print! Yes, I said print those family holiday snapshots!

Please print your holiday snapshots of family and friends.     If your snapshots aren’t printed, how will your children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren find them in decades to come?     Give future generations the pleasure of stumbling upon gems mounted in dusty albums, or stashed away in a shoe box in the closet….

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