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Memoria in aeternaTo say that Cassandra was an influence on my life, is like saying the ocean is big. Such simple words cannot convey the vastness, the complexities, and the intricacies of who she was to me.Memoria in aeterna by switchbladeserenade
She was so large a part of my life, that with the naivety of the young, I assumed she would forever be there. She was an unchanging force from my childhood, a rock through my youth, and a friend in my adulthood. It still seems hard to fathom that she is gone.
I want to tell you who she was to me:
She was my inspiration. I remember watching her draw, and swallowing up every pencil stroke. I'd ask questions, and she'd slowly go over lines, telling me the purpose behind every one.
She was a teacher. I'd listen to the adult conversations around me, following along as best I could. When I became lost in the tangle of multi-syllabic vocabulary, Cassandra would write down the word for me, so I could look it up in a dictionary, and understand for myself.
She was a friend. When my grandf
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Women Who Won't Leave Home without a Camera!In observation of International Women's Week on dA, we are celebrating women as they attempt to realize their potentials in their respective fields of expertise and art. I will not attempt to talk about female photographers, for I do not differentiate between the great photography of men and women. Instead, I would like to celebrate and honor the careers of women who who rose to the top of their game, sometimes against the considerable odds of the times. You can easily locate a source online to read summaries of these women's careers, so rather than giving an account of their careers here, I am going to share a few details (that I found interesting) about the lives of these extraordinary women.Women Who Won't Leave Home without a Camera! by equivoque
I'm also including a patchwork of thumbs from some of the women of dA who carry cameras with them regularly. Hope you enjoy!
Julia Margaret Cameron
Hi there! My name is Kat, and I'm a 30-something mom of one. My partner in crime is Little-Vampire and I've been around dA for quite a while. I'm an "OldGit" in #dAPensioners, and a "PhotoGuru" in #photographers. I love dA and can trace many of the greatest people in my life to this site.|
Outside of dA I am a certified Film & Digital Lab Technician. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, and I do go to devMeets.
Current Residence: 127.0.0.1
Print preference: Coffee mugs
Favourite photographer: Timothy Allen, Berenice Abbott, Annie Leibovitz
Personal Quote: When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I've never tried before.