cultural tea

musings by marcy on photography and other cultural pursuits

A Photo a Day – hello again, i’ve been away for quite some time but am back and delighted to announce my new project – One A day – yes a reference to the famous vitamin and it is a vitamin for my soul – a way to avoid getting so wrapped up in the daily routine that i forget to see all the wonders out there all the time

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August 10th, 2014 at 9:53 pm

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capture brooklyn exhibit

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Check out the winning images in the capture brooklyn exhibit now on in the Powerhouse Arena in Dumbo, New York.  One of my images taken this spring at the Mermaid Parade in Coney Island made it in – its about half way through the video but have a look at the whole show there are some amazing images

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October 5th, 2010 at 11:22 pm

alaska

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just posted some pictures from a loop through alaska by a big ship, antique radial engine bush plane, narrow gauge  railroad – pristine landscapes and ecosystems, a delight for all the senses, visit my website and  have a look….marcy in alaska

from the cockpit of the beaver

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September 5th, 2010 at 10:04 pm

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Mermaids take over Coney Island

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01MerParade-19This year’s Mermaid Day Parade held this Saturday June 19, 2010 was as colorful and raucous as ever in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York. Tens of thousands crowded the 12 block route of the parade and the boardwalk of Coney Island on a glorious June Saturday. The parade is a yearly celebration Read the rest of this entry »

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June 20th, 2010 at 10:58 pm

Back in town…

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summer is almost here and was so happy to be in town yesterday celebrating the spirit of nyc at puerto rican day parade  with 2,000,000 others along fifth avenue

latin music, dancing and high spirits and pride were the order of the day

hip street fashion was every way you turned  - can’t wait to do it all again in 2011

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June 14th, 2010 at 10:24 pm

leaving shiva

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leaving india for better or worse – the last 24 hours have been really INTENSE and BIZARRE – stop a minute and have a look

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March 16th, 2010 at 10:03 am

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delhi to hardiwar

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Hello there – sorry for the disappearance for a few days but its been INTENSE!!! and my internet connection blows in and out with the wind and tides – i have shot 5789 frames over the past 10 days and just posting a few randow shots of the characters strolling the streets of haridwar in anticipation of the second royal bathing day at the kumbh mela – the event itself is unbelievable – there are thousands of babas or sadhus here from all around india – have a look at some of them and let me know what you think

about the head out for the afternoon shoot – will be back here soon with another post

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March 13th, 2010 at 4:58 am

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greetings from the city of love……

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hello readers – sorry for the disappearance over the last few days but have been enjoying the sights of agra non-stop for the past 72 hours

actually right now back in delhi for a quick stop-over and board the train to haridwar at 6am to experience the kumbh mela

signing off now not because i have nothing to say but exhausted and got to get rested now – hope you enjoy the taj pix!

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March 9th, 2010 at 12:38 pm

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the sacred and profane on steroids in varanasi

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Varanasi (also known at various times in its long history (about 6000 years) as Kashi (not the cereal but city of Life) and Benares is the most chaotic, sacred and profane place you can imagine.  The contrast is simply incomprehendible Read the rest of this entry »

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March 5th, 2010 at 3:30 pm

welcome to dehli

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Hello  Friends – just arrived in Delhi after a pleasant 14 hour flight from Newark.  Its 1am local time, smoggy, dusty and warm.   Read the rest of this entry »

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March 3rd, 2010 at 2:37 pm

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