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Above, the daily flight from Managua at the San Carlos, Nicaragua, airstrip.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Southeast Asia: Through the Lens of Celia Pearson


Celia Pearson is an Annapolis, Maryland-based professional photographer. She usually works meticulously, spending a lot of time setting up shots and using a tripod, even taking Polaroid preview shots. It's surprising to hear her talking about taking snapshots when confronted by the visual reality of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Of course, Celia's snapshots are not to be confused with an ordinary person's snapshots. Here's a link (CLICK HERE) to a video of her discussing and showing an exhibition of her images, some of which are printed on silk organza.