Category Archives: Soap_Box

>Game Series

> Diversions, (c)2009 Jeane Vogel Photography, Infrared Photograph, from the Game Series Pamper Me, (c)2009 Jeane Vogel Photography, Hand-altered Polaroid, from the Game Series Photographers aren’t taken seriously as artists by many people. My work often doesn’t look like photography, … Continue reading

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>George Bailey, meet Darwin

> “Potter’s not selling. He’s buying! And why? Because we’re panicking and he’s not.”George Bailey, It’s A Wonderful Life A room full of scared people trying to get their money out of a rickety, broken down, old Savings & Loan … Continue reading

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>No Shortcuts to the Artist’s Life

>George Clooney is coming to town. More than 4000 people filled the shopping-mall-turned-art community this weekend, hoping to be cast as one of the extras in his new movie, to be filmed in St. Louis. My studio is in the … Continue reading

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>The Muse of Change

> 01.20.09 — Let’s Get to Work!, © 2009 Jeane Vogel Photography. Hand-altered Polaroid Photography 01/20/09 — No More Excuses, © 2009 Jeane Vogel Photography. Infrared photograph In classical Greek mythology, there are nine Muses — the sisters of creation.  … Continue reading

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>Teach Me, Don’t Sell Me

>In the business world, this is classic marketing advice: get bodies in the workshop seats by promising to reveal the secret of quick bucks, mete out just enough information to entice your mark, er listener, then close the deal with … Continue reading

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>Peace Corps for Artists?

>There’s been some buzz that President-Elect Obama wants to establish an Art Corps — sort of a Peace Corps for the arts within the United States. The idea is a great one — but with a huge flaw that perpetuates … Continue reading

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>Film vs. Digital

> Summer Storm on the Current River,  ©1980, 2008 Jeane Vogel Photography, Cibachrome print I got a shipment of Polaroid sepia film yesterday. It’s rare and when I found it, I jumped at the chance to use it again. I … Continue reading

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>We Have to Fix This

>I know I’m not the only one who was sick to learn of the death at Walmart on Long Island when the doors opened at 5 a.m. and frenzied shoppers trampled a man to death so they could get $9 … Continue reading

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>Gratitude

> New Moon, Last Night, Color Photograph, (c)2008 Jeane Vogel Photography This is the week for blogs and articles and broadcasts about how grateful we are – or should be.   Ok, I’ll add mine. I’m grateful for people who … Continue reading

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>I’m going to be listening to Miriam Makeba all day today. She collapsed and died last night after a concert in Italy to help a journalist who had been receiving death threats for reporting on organized crime. At 76, she was still … Continue reading

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