‘Ricky Soma through the Ages’, photographed by Philippe Halsman as a renaissance painting. Via http://nataliesarthouse.blogspot.com Faces, Photographs, Portraits Photographers, Philippe Halsman, Soma Photographers, Masks, Enrica Soma, Angelica Huston, Soma Mothers
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself. ~ Walter Anderson
AN AINU PATRIARCH of OLD JAPAN. From a ca.1920 collotype photograph published in Japan. Photographer unknown.