A Picture to Inspire 1000 words – Girl Meets Penguin

girl meets penguin

Forget for a moment how overwhelmingly adorable these two are together, if you can, and consider the “real” history of the photograph.  This little girl is encountering a penguin for the very first time. Now forget what you know and tell me what it inspires.

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A Picture to Inspire 1000 words – Dirty feet

6-year-old girl taking care of her younger brother. Italy. 1947 by Alfred EisenstaedtLife magazine has always been known for it iconic photographs.  This one is no exception.  Does it speak to you?  What story does it inspire?

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6 yo girl with brother, Italy 1947 – Life Magazine
by Alfred Eisenstaedt

A Picture to Inspire 1000 Words – Sunlight

1905 alma michigan-Alma Sanitarium, part of the sun parlor

 

This photograph is so flexible that I read into it exactly what I am feeling at the moment.  What does it inspire in you today?

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“Sunlight” Photo circa 1905, location Alma, Michigan, Sun parlour of the Alma Sanitarium

A Picture to Inspire 1000 words – It’s a small world

1923 thomas edison henry food cowboyCould there be two more iconic figures from this period?  Can you imagine what brought them to this moment?  Or do you see someone else in this photograph?

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1923 Henry Food (cowboy) with Thomas Edison