Women In Academia

Make Time for a Book

If you are reading this post on this particular website, then I assume that you love to read. In fact, if you demur and say, “Oh no, no, no, reading is for people with expensive library card holsters and gigantic, butt-cuddling armchairs, not for regular ol’ people like me,” I will throw down a gauntlet […]

Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Halloween!

Halloween is not a big deal to me. At all. Yet somehow I manage to stress over costumes every year. My favorite costumes have been my She-Ra Princess of Power outfit from kindergarten and the year I went as a functioning box of wine (it was an engineering marvel and made me VERY popular at […]


Picture This: Vanishing Points

Last week we talked about silhouettes, an easy to construct composition for photos with a light source behind the object. This week, we’ll be talking about vanishing points: a compositional design where the object of your photo extends so far into the distance that it just disappears (or comes close to disappearing).