Anne-Marie Littenberg Photography

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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November 11, 2015: Fences, Rails, and the Man-altered Landscape

The phrase, “landscape photography” may bring to mind images of the remote, wild, and sublime; photographs rooted in the tradition of Ansel Adams, Eadweard Muybridge, and William Henry Jackson. Lately, I have been thinking more in the tradition of the other great landscape photographer named Adams … Robert Adams … and photography of the man-altered…

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