Category Archives: Portraits

Words can paint, each letter, a bristle of a brush. The sentence becomes a stroke. Paragraphs shape objects. A portrait needs no beginning, middle, or end. When we look deep at a painting, we can’t help but wonder why the Mona Lisa smiles. If you look deep enough at portraits, close enough to pick out desire, they jump out of the frame. The frame is the story. Break out! Break out!

Kiss (Portrait 11)

The streets at night shimmer under the emerging, movement of streetlights. It’s the tree limbs that cause their action. Above them, wires stretch into an evolution of light and dark. Of course, that’s where we kiss. Where else? And it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Crows

They swirl above me, swashes of crows, in a chaos of dashes. They cackle, arguing amongst themselves, bickering with the sky. These large murders are new. I haven’t seen them like this, as if they’re scolding me. For, I think … Continue reading

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

I Used To Swim The River

I remember swimming against your current, only to find myself stuck, muscles not strong enough to make progress. I learned to swim with you. I remember heading for your deepest channels, where the big ships travel, catching large wakes. Your … Continue reading

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Dream Fumbler — Elan Mudrow Photography

Oregon Garden, September 2017 via Dream Fumbler — Elan Mudrow Photography

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Sweet Dirt (Portrait 10)

You thought it would’ve been water and initially you were right. Then, the ocean changed. No one was surprised. After all, that’s what we do, change, survive, change again if we don’t die first. Not very poetic. What nipped us … Continue reading

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Trespassing on the Horizon — Elan Mudrow Photography

Cape Horn, Columbia River Gorge, December 2017 via Trespassing on the Horizon — Elan Mudrow Photography

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Verb — Elan Mudrow Photography

Oregon Garden, September 2017 via Verb — Elan Mudrow Photography

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Slow Burst — Elan Mudrow Photography

Oregon Garden, September 2017 via Slow Burst — Elan Mudrow Photography

Posted in Portraits, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Looking Up (O Minute Read)

Burnt Lake Trail, Oregon, September, 2017 Follow this link Or this link Or even this link elanmudrow@gmail.com via Looking Up — Elan Mudrow Photography

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Last Evening — Elan Mudrow Photography

Oregon Garden, September 2017 Follow this link Follow this link Follow this link elanmudrow@gmail.com via The Last Evening — Elan Mudrow Photography

Posted in Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments