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Joseph Michael Photography – Now on Instagram

Posted by Joseph on March 31, 2015 in Announcements, Personal, Quote Included | No Comments

It’s been a popular site for a very long time, but Joseph Michael Photography is finally on Instagram. This isn’t groundbreaking news, but I thought I would share it here as it’s going to be a very different platform for me as I’m planning to use it to showcase more creative photos, together with the […]

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Honeymoon

Posted by Joseph on March 31, 2013 in Hang it on the Wall, Personal, Quote Included | No Comments

I have been absent for most of March as my beautiful bride and I were away on our honeymoon to India. It was an incredible trip. Stay tuned for more photos, I didn’t take too many, but it’s hard not to snap away is such a colorful, vibrant country. Here is a small teaser from […]

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And we laughed because…

Posted by Joseph on July 28, 2010 in Quote Included | No Comments

And we laughed because there was so much that we did not know, and we knew that there was so much we did not know. Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer, pg. 222

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With the exception of birds…

Posted by Joseph on July 1, 2010 in Quote Included | No Comments

…. with the exception of birds, trees were the only things on earth that weren’t cute when they were babies. They looked like branches stuck into the ground, and I remember thinking that by the time they were fully grown I would be old. 
And that’s pretty much what happened. When You Are Engulfed in […]

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Red hair is caused…

Posted by Joseph on July 1, 2010 in Quote Included | No Comments

Red hair is caused by sugar and lust. Still Life with Woodpecker – Tom Robbins, pg 55

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Think of all the hours left…

Posted by Joseph on June 22, 2010 in None of the Above, Quote Included | No Comments

“Think of all the hours left between now and the time the sun goes down,” she said, without looking at me. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami, pg 67.

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The world itself…

Posted by Joseph on May 22, 2010 in None of the Above, Quote Included | No Comments

The world itself, whose single meaning I do not understand, is but a vast irrational. If one could only say just once: ‘this is clear’, all would be saved. The Myth of Sisyphus – Albert Camus, pg 31

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And By Midafternoon…

Posted by Joseph on May 13, 2010 in None of the Above, Quote Included | No Comments

And by midafternoon he was again overcome with the desire to be somewhere else, someone else, someone else somewhere else. Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer, pg 47

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I wanted real adventures to happen…

Posted by Joseph on April 18, 2010 in Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments

I wanted real adventures to happen to myself. But real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad. Dubliners – “An Encounter” – James Joyce, pg 20

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April Fools: Look at ’em

Posted by Joseph on April 1, 2010 in Featured Posts, Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments



 “Look at ‘em” he said. “Goddam fools.”
 “Who?” said Ginnie. 
“I don’t know. Anybody.” Nine Stories – “Just Before the War with the Eskimos” – J.D. Salinger, pg 48

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But I don’t want comfort. I want God….

Posted by Joseph on March 29, 2010 in Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments

“But I don’t want comfort. I want God. I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.” 
 “In fact,” said Mustapha Mond, “you’re claiming the right to be unhappy.”
 “All right, then,” said the Savage defiantly, “I’m claiming the right to be unhappy.” Brave New World – […]

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O Lente Lente Currite Noctic Equi!

Posted by Joseph on March 17, 2010 in Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments

O lente lente currite noctis equi! Doctor Faustus, Christopher Marlowe, V.ii.149

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The boy felt jealous of the freedom of the wind…

Posted by Joseph on March 2, 2010 in Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments

The boy felt jealous of the freedom of the wind, and saw that he could have the same freedom. There was nothing to hold him back except himself. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho, pg 30

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Please blow your smoke elsewhere…

Posted by Joseph on February 22, 2010 in Hang it on the Wall, Quote Included, Snapshot | 1 Comment

Please blow your smoke elsewhere. My respiratory system, unfortunately, is below par. I suspect that I am the result of particularly weak conception on the part of my father. His sperm was probably emitted in a rather offhand manner. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole, pg 324

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If it weren’t for her…

Posted by Joseph on February 22, 2010 in Hang it on the Wall, Quote Included, Snapshot | No Comments

If it weren’t for her, there would never have been an empty space, or the need to fill it. The History of Love – Nicole Krauss, pg 57

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