8 results for month: 05/2012

Join us for a fun party at Gallery Carte Blanche Thursday June 7 to benefit Jouk Li Jou Kan Foto

Late 2011 iMac Review

The iMac has been the primary part of Apple's consumer desktop offerings since its introduction in 1998, and has evolved through five distinct forms. Initial Thoughts and Reactions The announcement of the iMac in 1998 was a source of discussion and anticipation among commentators, Mac fans, and detractors. Opinions were divided over Apple's drastic changes to the Macintosh hardware. At the time, Apple was trying to improve its retail strategy. Apple declared that "the back of our computer looks better than the front of anyone else's". How It Performed In 2005, as it became more and more apparent that IBM's development for the desktop implementation ...

Photo of the Week #18

A beautiful image of the street children hanging out on the porch of Lafanmi Selavi from our first Photography Workshop in Haiti when we were using bulk rolled Tri-X and a shared Pentax Spotmatic camera. James' daughter Leila is now one the young children in Zanmi Lakay's School Sponsorship Program. 1997©James Lherisson, age 15 (Lafanmi Selavi). Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Where Things Come From

A large cask of wine had been dropped and broken, in the street. The accident had happened in getting it out of a cart; the cask had tumbled out with a run, the hoops had burst, and it lay on the stones just outside the door of the wine-shop, shattered like a walnut-shell. And it lay on the stones just outside the door of the wine-shop, shattered like a walnut-shell. All the people within reach had suspended their business, or their idleness, to run to the spot and drink the wine. The rough, irregular stones of the street, pointing every way, and designed, one might have thought, expressly to lame all living creatures that approached them, had dammed ...

Ti Maché in Marin City Saturday May 12, 2012

Join us for a collaborative event benefitting children's organization's in Marin City this weekend! Zanmi Lakay will have a Ti Maché (little market of Haitian Art), there will be Haitian music, bake sale, garage sale, and other goodies.

Photo of the Week #17

Ralph strings a necklace with recycled paper beads that he and other children create at his orphanage. The jewelry helps raise funds for water and food at their home in Port-au-Prince. Ralph and his brother Kensley were the first students in Zanmi Lakay's School Sponsorship Program. Their mother left them at an abandoned building in 2008 where they lived with homeless families, and since the earthquake have relocated with other young children to the orphanage.  2012©Jennifer Cheek Pantaléon

Photo of the Week #16

Laundry along the river.  2008©Blaise Hercule, age 14 (ACFFC). Jacmel, Haiti.

Photo of the Week #15

Way back in 1997 when we began the Photography Workshops, the kids shared a Pentax Spotmatic manual film camera learning about depth of field and shutter speeds and created beautiful photos. The film was bulk rolled Tri-X. 1997©Oscar Franckel, age 14 (Lafanmi Selavi)