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January 25, 2020

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Wonderful essay in one of my absolutely favourite temples too! Excellent photos!
Thank you, Beth. I adore those, Girls!

What a useful exercise you've provided. The photograph of the Erectheum (roughly at eye-level) is informative yet humdrum, and even includes the modern-day spotlights. The pen-and-ink drawing (from a different viewpoint and - crucially - below eye-level) turns the same visual information into a work of art. I kick myself in the butt (if only lightly) at the realisation that I'm only able to recognise this change of effect after the event, never before. One reason why all my photos are wholly uninspired. Thanks for that.

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