Winding through tunnels of towering bald cypress trees on its way to Bandera, the Medina River doesn’t get the crowds that flock to the Guadalupe River. So you have most of it to yourself as you spend a couple of hours of bliss in a kayak rented from the Medina River Company, 830/796-3600.
When sets are designed for filming in black and white - Frankenweenie
Big Picture: Smoking Kids, by Frieke Janssens
COURBET Gustave (1819-1877), Le désespéré (autoportrait),1843-45, huile sur toile, 45x55 cm, collection privée.
The aesthetics of smoke and the particular way smokers gesticulate with their hands and posture cannot be denied, but there is also a nod to less attractive aspects, on the line between beauty and ugliness of smoking. There were no real cigarettes on set. Instead, chalk and sticks of cheese were uses as props, while candles and incense provided the smoke.
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La beauté d’une horrible addiction / Frieke Jamssens | Photographie
Frieke Janssens--no actual tobacco was conflagrated during the making of these photographs