The Birds

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography Imagine being in a city square with hundreds of pigeons and the first thing that pops into your head is the story “The Birds.” After reading that story no one wants to be around a huge flock of birds.     After a Read more…

Views on Beauty

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography

Looking through an art gallery in Florence, Italy I realized that

1. The Italians love their nudity

2. The nude women were not skinny

This made me think about how our ideas of beauty have and have not changed in the past 500 years. The woman in the painting below is Venus. Venus is considered one of the most beautiful women in the world and she is obviously not a size zero. But I think that if you asked someone to paint Venus now based on society’s views she would look very different. 

How our idea’s on beauty have changed: (more…)

Rome Through My Eyes

By Gabrielle Bremer – Through the Lens Photography

Rome is a huge city full of many different types of people, transportation, and smells. Being from a small town of about 800,  going to a city with 3-4 million residents is a huge change. I had to learn how to become aware of my surroundings at all times, use public transportation, and communicate with people who know little to no English.