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  • Soul
    into my head at 5 10 with expressive eyes the session produced wonder Image made on Kodachrome But before Christine the muse was born on Cosey Beach E Haven on my daily beach walk I found this young women we talked I created We became friends and worked together a few more times 1971 or 72 I realized I could mirror my soul through a muse The road wasn t always smooth often feeling as old as my Beetle Bug I plugged along too often needing a mechanic Doctor to keep me running The Muse sometimes a women sometimes a flower but The Muse is me There were some Kinks along the way Ray here doing an intro to Demon Alcohol drinking a Heineken Sad memories I can t recall Dance theater performing arts the muse moved Time space reflections real surreal abstraction and identity joined the muse in the dance of youth and creation enjoy pjc Photographic Art In the late 90 s I chanced to meet The Muse at lunch mid afternoon by 10am the next morning we were in my studio for two years we worked many times It was always magic The Contest for a free print is over Filed Under allure B W Fine Art Black and White Fine Art Photography Color Fine Art Coventry Ct Digital and Film East Haven Ct Figures Fine Art Photographs Identity Nikon old cars Olympia Wa Performing Arts Reflecting on past Soul Uncategorized Tagged With Color Fine Art Figure Studies Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Portraits X Black and White Fine Art Photography Olympia Faces Thoughts a Bit of a Rant S O S September 3 2015 By Peter J Crowley 5 Comments Another cool wet morning I miss the morning light golden sharp angles a drive walk to coffee seeking the highlight in conversation life I thought Oly would not offer this light often The drought and warmth has provided the light I love I see it through my window beyond my reach Meds pain fractured routine the light escapes me June 30th Olympia Hot Dog Co on 4th Ave I hear it is great but my body says no Christmas shopping at Archibald and Sisters this dapper man said I couldn t get an image with his eyes open Took a few but the first shot was the one Pride Fest June 21 Phoenix Heather Fierz poses with parasol on a hot fun afternoon A muse from first session July 17th a quiet moment a dream imagined memory Wild Bill sings a Dylan song for me and a lady outside Safeway Hundreds of new images in Galleries of re designed site on July 1st One comment hundreds more to show but why bother Sharing giving away the new world of Photographers I give prints away on occasion but everything from every shoot Like on FB support a multi billion Corp and then you don t have to overwork your click finger Worried about having to leave an email

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  • The City as a Muse
    and There Photographic Art 1998 North Dakota the eyes of a poet sing a song of peace Filed Under Amtrak Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Dance Digital and Film Documentary Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photography Identity Journeys between here and there Kodachrome Olympia Wa Providence Rhode Island Railroad Reflecting on past Seasons Soul The City as a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Fall to winter ramblings December 10 2015 By Peter J Crowley 7 Comments Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Sept 26th late afternoon light Could be Vermont in the 70 s a farm a dirt road to visual adventures But it s the other side of the country the other side of life Dec 1st a stroll with film camera out before the deluge Darkness 1pm ISO 400 1 125 F5 6 I shake the meter test the batteries even cloudy this is not mid day light A visit to the past waiting for the bus a 70 s era Olds cruises by Eight Cylinders straight pipes sounds of my youth A one time subject possible muse too busy to shoot I understand she needs not tell me Creativity a passing fancy that briefly nourished my soul an appetizer to the main course that never arrives Traditions reading the paper my shoulder aches another part that needs repair Like an old auto I move forward Darkness Darkness visiting this journal film the window seat Capital Lake Park cold empty devoid of kites volleyball nets gleeful children legs and fannies decorated in geometric brightly colored patterns hibernating Striped legs flash through the cafe thick wool winter coat scarf a momentary memory of summer Abstraction as yet unfulfilled images perhaps they will bloom again in spring Now bare trees gray light a winter sound track peace pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Autumn Color Fine Art Farms Fine Art Photographs Identity Journeys between here and there Olympia Wa Passionate Observer Reflecting on past The City as a Muse Washington Tagged With Ambiance Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Humanity Olympia Photographic Art Reflections Seasons After Arts Walk Friday Oct 2nd 2015 October 4 2015 By Peter J Crowley 6 Comments After Arts Walk Heading home after Arts Walk Friday evening I saw this image stopped shot one image ISO 800 F7 1 1 30 sec for those of you who like tech enjoy pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Autumn Between Here and There Color Fine Art Fall Late light Nikon Olympia Wa Outdoor Art Show Passionate Observer Texture The City as a Muse Verbal images Waning light Washington Tagged With Ambiance Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Humanity Olympia Photographic Art 1 2 3 7 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A

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  • the eighties
    visual and verbal comments on the human condition Forty thousand images whittled down to six images and a few words here a preview taste of my new book Seeking a publisher investors want to be part of the journey Email me mail peterjcrowley com or just contribute here start a trend pave the Road Between Here and There Photographic Art 1998 North Dakota the eyes of a poet sing a song of peace Filed Under Amtrak Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Dance Digital and Film Documentary Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photography Identity Journeys between here and there Kodachrome Olympia Wa Providence Rhode Island Railroad Reflecting on past Seasons Soul The City as a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Transparencies July 3 2010 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment Angles 1981 enjoy pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Color Color Fine Art Colorful Mind Film 35mm Fine Art Photographs Fire Escape Last Days Movement Photographic Art Reflecting on past Rhode Island Summer the eighties Uncategorized Tagged With Color Fine Art Giclee Photographic Art Memorial Day Then and Now May 30 2008 By Peter J Crowley 6 Comments Last weekend I went to visit a friend who I hadn t seen for quite a while since the eighties except for a brief rain soaked chat at a concert She was having a Memorial day cook out While there a couple of the guys and I were reflecting on youth through footwear It wasn t a long debate more of a look we are still there sitting side by side they posed their Black Converses and I shot this image On the way home and today I thought about Memorial Day I spoke with my daughter during the week and she could never remember Memorial Day being May 30th It was always the Lite Beer Gasoline Consume and waste 3 day weekend I ve gotten very old But what the hell it s good for the economy and it vanillarizes the day Forget history so we and our children can be led down the spin highway to repeat it over and over heck it s good for the economy Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it Ben Franklin No answers just questions peace pjc Visual Questions Filed Under Black and White Fine Art Photography Converse Black Hightops the eighties 1 2 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford I am a Photographic Artist writer A passionate observer commenting on the human condition Blogroll Black and White Forum Cestandrea Paris Dream Time Crabbyolbastard Ruminates David Russell s Visual Art Fine Art Photographers Giclee Prints and Custom B W Paul Gandy Photography PhotoSynthesis S L Johnson Images The In Sight Photography Project The Manila Envelope Literary Art E Zine The New England Anomaly

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  • Visual and verbal
    Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Olympia Faces Thoughts a Bit of a Rant S O S September 3 2015 By Peter J Crowley 5 Comments Another cool wet morning I miss the morning light golden sharp angles a drive walk to coffee seeking the highlight in conversation life I thought Oly would not offer this light often The drought and warmth has provided the light I love I see it through my window beyond my reach Meds pain fractured routine the light escapes me June 30th Olympia Hot Dog Co on 4th Ave I hear it is great but my body says no Christmas shopping at Archibald and Sisters this dapper man said I couldn t get an image with his eyes open Took a few but the first shot was the one Pride Fest June 21 Phoenix Heather Fierz poses with parasol on a hot fun afternoon A muse from first session July 17th a quiet moment a dream imagined memory Wild Bill sings a Dylan song for me and a lady outside Safeway Hundreds of new images in Galleries of re designed site on July 1st One comment hundreds more to show but why bother Sharing giving away the new world of Photographers I give prints away on occasion but everything from every shoot Like on FB support a multi billion Corp and then you don t have to overwork your click finger Worried about having to leave an email address ya I m gonna sell your address LOL like social nitwit sites aren t simple solution have a junk email address so you won t receive unwanted ads I don t send them but you could then use addy on other sites Simple and you can see more information on other sites I have ranted about this before and have also said my Art is about communication but without response why bother talking Photographic Art An artist who s medium is Photography that s me Filed Under B W Fine Art Between Here and There Beyond the surface Changes Character Christmas Cold to warm and back Color Fine Art Complex Simplicity Diggie Eyes Faces Faces and Facades Fine Art Humanity Identity Journeys between here and there Life Models Morning Light New Work Olympia Wa Passionate Observer Photographic Art Seeing highlights Simplicity Soul Summer The Present Verbal images Visual and verbal Washington Winter to Spring Yummy Food Tagged With Black White Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Giclee Great Food Humanity Olympia Portraits Seasons Small Business Window Setting and Wooden Boat Moments August 29 2015 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment What is right in front of you beyond your sight Visual words moments of my slow strolling simply seeing Thoughts Emotions Afternoon light on Capitol Way Union Ave SE cleaned up trailer ed waiting to head to open water enjoy pjc Photographic

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  • B+W Fine Art Photography
    2016 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment A stroll with film camera shooting Rollie RPX 400 an orthochromatic B W film Using this film with a Red 25 deep Red filter produces a negative similar to IR Well this digital age has me a bit less patient so standing at the bus stop I thought In theory digital doesn t react to color filters yet last spring I exposed some orange Poppies with a red filter with a good result Setting the camera on B W I went into the menu and applied a Red Purple filter the darkest available My idea being if the filter was applied internally I might have a better starting point to create this effect So convert even when shot on BW to B W IR followed by contrast and sharpening The second image is re opened in PS Convert again save in Newspaper mode contrast and sharp IR close but not quite perhaps over sharp yet it feels like I saw it staring almost into sun just out of frame in left Opinions on effect Thoughts appreciated The trick is not found by letting the camera tell you what it can t do it is found by making the camera do what you want enjoy pjc Photographic Art Meanwhile back in the 70 s scanning new old negs Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art Diggie Fine Art Photographs Nature Olympia Wa Texture Tutorials Uncategorized Washington Winter to Spring Tagged With Abstraction B W Fine Art Photography Black White Fine Art Photography Olympia Photographic Art Simplicity The Editing Process Time Travel February 20 2016 By Peter J Crowley 3 Comments Youth still seeking a ladder to my tree fort Early 70 s on the way back from a Stratford News assignment only in my twenties but looking back to tree climbing secret places Some many images experiences so much life Mountain from Manchester Ct days A concert in someones yard with Mountain offering free dogs He never slept and always smiled Once on a 19 Foot Daysailor with a couple of friends a foggy day off Bridgeport mountain eating cashews can I have one They re electric Sure eat a couple and drift on a windless day into the now colorful fog When a Texaco Tanker appeared 100yds away the capt said we should get out of here the ship didn t see us and if it were closer we would capsize Home to the Capt house where we had fried chicken with his dad a Minister we didn t eat much just picked at the food and watched Then up to his bedroom to review a copy 1st edition museum quality prints of Dante s Inferno with original etchings by Durer Whoa what a long strange trip Cosey Beach 1972 3 on my walk many miles traveled since yet I still walk and seek the next image the next adventure The next moments of childhood The big sister leads the youger brothers

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  • Blending the past and the present
    a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater The Editing Process Time Travel February 20 2016 By Peter J Crowley 3 Comments Youth still seeking a ladder to my tree fort Early 70 s on the way back from a Stratford News assignment only in my twenties but looking back to tree climbing secret places Some many images experiences so much life Mountain from Manchester Ct days A concert in someones yard with Mountain offering free dogs He never slept and always smiled Once on a 19 Foot Daysailor with a couple of friends a foggy day off Bridgeport mountain eating cashews can I have one They re electric Sure eat a couple and drift on a windless day into the now colorful fog When a Texaco Tanker appeared 100yds away the capt said we should get out of here the ship didn t see us and if it were closer we would capsize Home to the Capt house where we had fried chicken with his dad a Minister we didn t eat much just picked at the food and watched Then up to his bedroom to review a copy 1st edition museum quality prints of Dante s Inferno with original etchings by Durer Whoa what a long strange trip Cosey Beach 1972 3 on my walk many miles traveled since yet I still walk and seek the next image the next adventure The next moments of childhood The big sister leads the youger brothers linger A new book is in the works early edits some shown here Tales that highlight my life the image an imaginary biography enjoy pjc Photographic Art More childhood Filed Under Adventure B W Fine Art B W Portrait B W Silver Gelatin Eyes of the child Film Fine Art Photographs Journeys between here and there Old Roads Smiling Eyes Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Photographic Art Portraits Silver Gelatin Simplicity Street Photography East Haven Cosey Beach Avenue a Year Right on the Sound February 14 2016 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment What a place to start out on a visual journey by the sea there is something magical about the water I walked the 2 miles of beach most days 1972 73 a couple of images Tri X 400 D 76 vision sharper than technique The man bench and bike is East Haven The man bench and bike is East Haven A couple of the Cosey Beach Kids They lived in the neighborhood but not in the beach front homes I lived in a beachfront that was year round The kids would play explore and talk with me low tide High Contrast the beach in winter peace pjc Photographic Art The Circle and Season Filed Under B W Fine Art B W Silver Gelatin Black and

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  • Dance
    eyes of a poet sing a song of peace Filed Under Amtrak Between Here and There Circles Color Fine Art Dance Digital and Film Documentary Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photography Identity Journeys between here and there Kodachrome Olympia Wa Providence Rhode Island Railroad Reflecting on past Seasons Soul The City as a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Portfolio Prints Holiday Sale December 3 2015 By Peter J Crowley 5 Comments Sale is over thank you See First Look for discounted prints Prints that I have more than one copy These were printed for my portfolio to show when looking for work I don t do much showing a portfolio looking for assignments these days so here is an opportunity to own an original fine art image If you like my work online you will be amazed at how much better a print looks All images are silver gelatin prints 6 9 image on 8 10 paper Prints are 50 includes shipping outside US add 20 you will not see my work for this price again Pay with Pay Pal on right of page Donation Button is link to Pay Pal or contact me first come first served I will update this page adding more images and removing the sold prints NFA Beech Tree not longer there One print of this From my Residency at I Park 2003 taken on an early morning walk with a Deer Two of this print available August 2000 Low Key Figure One print at 50 00 Powers of man and Nature Franklin Ave Norwich Ct 2004 one of this print Galilee R I from one of my many trips there with Arnold Prince One of this as well Set special light from Conn College Dance Performance Just one of this From the tree Series Columbia Gallery on the Green October 2010 Two of this image Abstract from the Excess Series One of this image peace pjc Photographic Art Color abstract figure not discounted Filed Under Abstract B W Fine Art B W Silver Gelatin Dance Doorway Figures Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photographs Fishing Full Frame Nature Photographic Art Tagged With Abstraction B W Fine Art Photography Black White Fine Art Photography Dance Silver Gelatin New Image from New Portfolio New Image from Ongoing Series October 16 2015 By Peter J Crowley Leave a Comment Downtown strolling from ongoing Doors Entryway Portfolio August 13th From a new series not titled yet Sept 22 Any suggestions Photographic Art Silver Gelatin Figure High Key Filed Under Abstract allure Food Negative Space Nikon Olympia Wa Photographic Art reality Reflections Small Business Tagged With Abstraction Black White Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Dance Great Food Olympia Reflections Small Business 1 2 3 6 Next Page Connect with me Peter J Crowley Linocut by Sarah Harford

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  • Humanity
    Documentary Film Film 35mm Fine Art Photography Identity Journeys between here and there Kodachrome Olympia Wa Providence Rhode Island Railroad Reflecting on past Seasons Soul The City as a Muse the eighties Visual and verbal Tagged With Ambiance B W Fine Art Photography Blending the past and the present Color Fine Art Dance Humanity Kodachrome Olympia Photographic Art Seasons Simplicity Street Photography Theater Three Images from Summer to Fall Looking Through 2015 Files December 28 2015 By Peter J Crowley 4 Comments Despite knowing it is just another day years of programming has led me to a review Here are three images one from July and two from October I plan on visiting this tradition of review a few more times Always liked shooting more than printing so there is a few images to see Contrast and a bit of added saturation pretty much just out of camera Comments welcome I m getting use to digital any thoughts Lucinda Williams Tour Bus July 21st Hunter Family Farm on a visit to the Pumpkin Patch October 20th 2015 Boo Bash back light October 24th 2015 Filed Under Abstract Color Fine Art Complex Simplicity Enviormental Eyes of the child Faces Fall Family Farm Farms Fine Art Photographs Kids Olympia Wa Tagged With Abstraction Black White Fine Art Photography Color Fine Art Humanity Olympia Photographic Art Portraits Seasons Street Photography Fall to winter ramblings December 10 2015 By Peter J Crowley 7 Comments Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Sept 26th late afternoon light Could be Vermont in the 70 s a farm a dirt road to visual adventures But it s the other side of the country the other side of life Dec 1st a stroll with film camera out before the deluge Darkness 1pm ISO 400 1 125 F5 6 I shake the meter test the batteries even cloudy this is not mid day light A visit to the past waiting for the bus a 70 s era Olds cruises by Eight Cylinders straight pipes sounds of my youth A one time subject possible muse too busy to shoot I understand she needs not tell me Creativity a passing fancy that briefly nourished my soul an appetizer to the main course that never arrives Traditions reading the paper my shoulder aches another part that needs repair Like an old auto I move forward Darkness Darkness visiting this journal film the window seat Capital Lake Park cold empty devoid of kites volleyball nets gleeful children legs and fannies decorated in geometric brightly colored patterns hibernating Striped legs flash through the cafe thick wool winter coat scarf a momentary memory of summer Abstraction as yet unfulfilled images perhaps they will bloom again in spring Now bare trees gray light a winter sound track peace pjc Photographic Art Filed Under Autumn Color Fine Art Farms Fine Art Photographs Identity Journeys between here and there Olympia Wa Passionate Observer Reflecting on past The City as a Muse Washington Tagged With Ambiance Blending the past and the present

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