Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Blog Guelph: Simple

, originally uploaded by Denim.

I have to admit, yesterday's fascinating slice of history, "How to iron a man's shirt" brought several things to light for me.

1. I still cringe when I hear the word Lady. I ain't no lady. This is evidenced by the fact that,

2. The only way I iron is to boil the kettle for tea and shake the wrinkles out.

3. Until the day I die, I don't want "many happy ironing days". There is just not enough time.

Well, now that we all - ok some of you - know how to iron properly, let's see if we can learn a thing or two from one stellar photographer that I've chosen to spotlight today.

Denim is a woman who, according to some of her admirers, imparts a sense of wonder into everyday things.
Magic into the mundane.
Viewing her photopool is akin to wandering into "A waking dream".

In light of my own selfish pursuit of simplicity today, in desperately seeking something achingly sublime (yes, I am a romantic), I present 7 shots from Donna Dobbin aka Denim.

Here's hopin' you could use a little of the same.

Oh, and I believe these are all taken with expired film but you'll just have to check out her photostream to find that out for yourselves...


-Downtown Lynn-

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