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THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE By William Butler YeatsI will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, 
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made; 
Nine bean rows will I have there, a hive for the honeybee, 
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight's all a-glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet's wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements gray,
I hear it in the deep heart's core.

1892




All Things can tempt me
by W B Yates

All things can tempt me from this craft of verse: 
One time it was a woman’s face, or worse— 
The seeming needs of my fool-driven land;
Now nothing but comes readier to the hand
Than this accustomed toil. When I was young,
I had not given a penny for a song
Did not the poet s…

How to Photograph Artwork, Paintings, and Sculptures

Since digital photography became popular in the 1990s, taking photos of your artwork for publicity, announcements, websites, marketing, and your own records has become much easier.  All you need is a good quality camera. There are many good digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) cameras.  I have used the Nikon D3000 series, but the most important thing is to learn to use the camera you have. This is the best way to get good photographs. Ads Art Fine Art www.artepluscargo.com Transporte Aéreo-Marítimo-Terrestre Seguros y Embalajes especiales Watch iPlayer Outside UK www.tellypass.com Watch British TV from anywhere in the world. 4oD, iplayer, itv, skygo Who Controls The World? outsiderclub.com/Global_Elite One Group Rules In Secret This New Report Exposes All

How to Photograph Artwork, Paintings, and Sculptures

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There are numerous reasons that a work of art's owner might require a photograph of the painting, drawing or object in question. Aside from having the ability to email one's entire address book a digital image of a cool new (expensive) etching, a visual record may also be required for homeowner insurance purposes.

Perhaps you've recently inherited a painting or seized upon a potential "find" at a flea market, now need help in identifying the thing and want to send a picture of it to an appraiser or some other interested party. Conversely, you may know what you've got, wish to sell it and need some attractive shots to generate maximum buyer interest.

In any of these cases, everyone involved is going to be happiest looking at the best images you can shoot. Assuming you do not own a high-end SLR or DSLR camera, or professional lighting equipment, release cables and tripods, there remain at least four steps anyone can take to ensure reasonably good pictures of art.

How to Photograph Paintings Using a Compact Point and Shoot Camera