Jamii at Arlington National


What a trip!  Spent Memorial day 2010 at Arlington National Cenetary.  The whole DC area was a great photo opportunity, but two days is not nearly enough.  One could spend an entire week just at the Smithsonian.  The Vietnam Vets Memorial, with its 58,195 names was likely the most compelling location of all.


Ricki Martini

When I got my photography site set up, I sent the link to a good friend and band mate, Mr. Ricki Martini.  You see, he’s an expert of sorts, and a pioneer in all things web-related.  He’s also one of the few persons on this planet that can offer me legitimate criticism wherein I take zero offense.  ASIDE:  He did offend me once.  We just got back to Milwaukee from a gig in Chicago.  He and Otis (bass player) were drunk and insisted I couldn’t sing for shit.  They beat me up after my stupid g/f said that I “WAS” the band.  They shoulda beat her up.  Anyway, he must’ve surfed over to this blog site, because he offered the mild criticism that it lacked content…and boobs.  Never one to disappoint, I offer you this, Mr. Martini…


Chiaroscuro – kee-ahr-uhskyoor’-oh The balance of light and shade used for dramatic effect

Chiaroscuro Photography is based in Northern Wisconsin and concentrates on creating artistic works in areas ranging from art nudes/figure work to observations of both the natural and man made world. The cohesive theme tends to be a flair for the dramatic.

Years ago, Jamii took a photography class. He did a series of black & white nudes with high contrast and deep shadows for his final project. He learned there’s a name for this style that so appealed to him and has concentrated on it ever since. While he shoots a wide variety of material, he still prefers high contrast, and lots of shadow.

Anyway…there’s the intro.  So let’s post a photograph.

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