Category Archives: Florida

One Hot Sunday Morning in July….

A couple of dummy pages from my work-in-progress Digest. This is the back story: One hot Sunday morning in July of 2000 I received a call from Nena Calvert, asking if I wanted to go out with her husband Doug … Continue reading

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And so we turned to the only thing we could – clam farming

One of my ‘works-in-progress’ is editing, sequencing, and laying out a MagCloud Digest about clam farming in Cedar Key. Briefly leading in with info about the Net-Ban, which brought all of this about. One of the early parts of the … Continue reading

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Another Digest

32312 By christian harkness in 32312 8 pages, published 4/15/2018 32312  I made another MagCloud diges [eight  5.25 x 8.25 pages] with some of the photos from my session with MB. I am totally pleased with the quality of the … Continue reading

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Digest 32625 #1

32625 #1 By christian harkness in 32625 8 pages, published 1/6/2018 32625 #1 Promo  A eight page black & white digest with full page Cedar Key, Fl photos.

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Over The Transom…..

Hauling clam bags over the cut-away transom of a bird-dog – Gulf Of Mexico.

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Cold Water….

About ten days ago I finally had a chance to get together with Mary Beth Tyson for another photo session. The last time was eight years ago, and it was high time to do some more photos. I have been … Continue reading

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The Old Man and The Sea….

On the way home from going out with Clam Boogie last week – photo by Jeffrey. So glad I have a wetsuit, although I have not really mastered the art of getting in and out of it. Taking it off … Continue reading

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Low Tide…

After too long of a pause, I finally was able to go out into the Gulf with the Clam Boogie crew again, to photograph them while they were planting and harvesting clams. The tide was extremely low. I think it … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Southern Glossary is a web-based magazine about Southern art, performance, documentary, and advocacy. A while ago I contributed photos from my The Colors of Clamming portfolio to their Instagram site. Four of them made it into the winter print edition … Continue reading

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The Working Copy…..

Here is a short video of the book’s working copy. I am going to still make a few editorial fixes, but this is pretty much what it is going to look like. It is rather obvious that I need to … Continue reading

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Simply Messing About with Books…

With apologies to Kenneth Graham, …there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about with books. I continue being slow as molasses putting this book together. However, it is an extremely satisfying task, … Continue reading

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Stepping Back……

Lately, I have been going through my old negatives, in a very unorganized sort of way. I do not have all my 3-ring binders that hold contact sheets and negatives, in one place. What I discovered was that there are … Continue reading

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Photobook…..

  I keep working on my 8×10 inch  Strathmore Drawing paper  photo book, finished the front and back cover made with board and Kraft Paper. It’s the same as I have used all along. However, it had been a while … Continue reading

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The Colors of Clamming….

Wesley winching up clam bags while Jeffrey is hosing them down to get all the mud and sand off the clams and bags; Brett in back emptying the bags into orange-red plastic buckets. Watching this evolution is like watching a … Continue reading

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Summer Graduation BFA Exhibit

Friday evening we caught the opening of the BFA exhibit at FSU. There were only four summer graduates, of the work exhibited this one really caught my eye. I need to go back and check who the artist is, can’t … Continue reading

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