Algis Kemezys

Algis Kemezys
Ste Adele, Québec, Canada
June 28
Internationally exhibited Photographer/Documentary filmmaker, Sculptor, Dowser, Scrabble enthusiast, Geomancer, Iatromant, gourmet chef


SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 8:50AM

Remembering what Gore Vidal has said...

gore vidal etch   

Over the years I have heard so mych about Gore Vidal from so many different sources. I have only read Julian the Apostate by him yet I feel a kinship towards this fellow man of excellence verse. Here are some quotes from him I spotted on Terry Gilliams FacebookRead full post »

photograph by algis kemezys,

 trees should be obscene and not herd.

Honey, have you seen my shirt?

you'll never get a head with her....
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AUGUST 23, 2012 8:08AM

Color Blind Wildflowers


 Visual Poetry is something that is really hard to achieve. I think I finally managed it here with this  delightful collection of wild flowers and just the right music.

As many of you know my camera from last winter took a fall and split open. After visting the temple… Read full post »

                     photograph by algis kemezys,

              Is that a tuber or are you just glad to see me?

   Dicky Neely

   Uncut, if you hadn't already noticed.

AUGUST 14, 2012 11:38AM

the "Y" chromosome explained

 photograph by algis kemezys,



People born before 1946 were called - 
The Greatest Generation. 

People born between 1946 and 1964 are called -
The Baby Boomers. 

People born between 1965 and 1979 are called -
Generation X. 

People born between 1980 and 2010 are called -

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AUGUST 7, 2012 10:18AM

Goodbye Old Tree...

                   photograph by algis kemezys,

I was leaving my house yesterday to go swimming and found my neighbor was removing the OLD Pine tree from her yard. I could not desert this Grand Old Tree going down , so I stayed and filmed it. Later I… Read full post »

photo by algis kemezys,

Ma Baker sweeps away all traces of evidence after the crime...
Attention Witches! Trade-in your old broom for a new car at Sonny's Auto Sales in Salem, Massachusetts. This weekend only.
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photograph by algis kemezys,     "Today's featured Antique Rat Show item is in mint condition..."




"These functions are dreadfully dull. I just let a black one loose and if someone is quick, I'll have a nice set of bookends."

l'Heure Bleue

&nbs… Read full post »

AUGUST 1, 2012 7:38AM

Dog Day Summer


 In a world...where time ... chases its own tail ... one dog ... defies the laws of nature ... and wins.



 "Doggone Dogged Persistence for the Win!" or "Muddy Motivated Maggie Makes Magnificent Monster Moves one Muggy MorninRead full post »

photo by algis kemezys,

 "Are you sure we have to go all this way for a dog bone?"

ps. I guess we know which one is the real b*tch on that little boat, eh?
"A crew member heading over to the mothership for the afternoon OS
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JULY 27, 2012 8:38AM

Grace in the summers heat.

photo by algis kemezys, Cartoon Cemetery Polaroids

 Algis, "So many tombstones, so little time."



"Here I sit, brokenhearted..."


 This image is from my Cartoon Cemetery Polaroids .I made a few dozen of these back in the late ninties. I found that by drawing on the Polaroid as iRead full post »

photo by algis kemezys,

 Hey, you chickens! Come on out, the water's fine!

Like the Turkish proverb says: "Come like the water; Go like the water"--from my mother-in-law collection of translated Turkish sayings into English.
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JULY 26, 2012 10:18AM

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

photo by algis kemezys,     I don't know if I can hold out till it blinks.




Hey! That sonofabitch just arched his eyebrow at us!

Chicken Mãâàn 


"Eye still don't see it"
"I guess He's up there, God the Father,… Read full post »

photo by algis kemezys,

 "Listen Grasshopper!" :-)



                                                                 … Read full post »

JULY 12, 2012 12:18AM

It was Prometheus, he gave us fire

photo by algis kemezys,  prometheus

  Um, God ? Can you at least tell me which of these plants is poison ivy? Bellwether Vance

Thanks so much everyone for these wonderful Lines. I had good chuckles with many of them . In the end i chose Bellweathers because as a boy along side the kennebec river inRead full post »

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JULY 2, 2012 11:08AM

Remembering Ivan Karp (1926-2012)

                     ivan Karp, OK HARRIS     

                 Ivan Karp as I saw him @ OK Harris in 1984                      &nRead full post »

photo by algis kemezys, Canada Potato chips

     On the Montreal evening news recently was a story about how America was spending millions of dollars luring Canadians south of border to spend their tourist dollars there. They were doing this with extraordinary multicultural videos showing off the vast amount of things toRead full post »

JUNE 28, 2012 12:04AM

a Cool Paradise in Ste.-Adèle


photo by algis kemezys, cool paradise 

  Into the Mountains


Much as I have loved being based in Montréal for the last three decades, I have moved away from it. I am now living just outside Ste-Adéle —about an hour north of the city, in the heart of Québec's Laurentian play-

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JUNE 20, 2012 8:56AM

Of Muses and the Summer-Solstice


photo by algis kemezys, solstice 


Come with me

now that the sun will stand still

to signify the start of another cycle

the first day of a monumental journey from summer 

into winter



photo by algis kemezys, solstice


Come with me

now that water reflects sky

and Narcissus falls in love yet againRead full post »


photo by algis kemezys, Butterfly
While walking down a country road yesterday I stumbled upon something that really chocked me up, two dead butterflies and a third which appeared to be in a state of shock. I immediately thought tragic! The butterflies were obviously friends, maybe even lovers ...I… Read full post »
MAY 16, 2012 11:58AM

teardrops around flowers...

 photo by algis kemezys,


 For the whole effect please play this music. Once it gets going slowly scroll down for the full experience. Hope you enjoy this and have a wonderful day because of it.


                    photo by algis kemezys,&n… Read full post »

MAY 13, 2012 10:58AM

Mother Day Memories

                                                    photo by algis kemezys, Berenice Abbott

                             &n… Read full post »

photo by algis kemezys,

What Is Happiness

What is happiness? 
Such simple yet complicated word
No exact words can match it

Is it the feeling of warmth in the summer? 
Is it the feeling of success? 
or is it the feeling of no worries? 

Nobody can actually tell what happiness is
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MAY 1, 2012 8:08AM

Turkish Memories and the Journey Home

photo by algis kemezys
 It has been an amazing and wonderful winter on the Aegean, and this photographic love-letter to it is my farewell. Starting with this mother-daughter combo in the therapeutic red- thermal waters in Pamukkale.
 photo by algis kemezys
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         See this short video and see if you notice the same thing I do. While visiting the Istanbul Archeological Museum I was checking out the Tomb of Alexander the Great. There beside it was a  small replica of how… Read full post »