This is the latest installment of the new Eagle Eye, a monthly photographic description of the Berkshires that reaches beyond daily assignments. It started as a challenge to rebuild my photographic vocabulary. The only tool used (so far) is a cell phone camera.
Ben Garver, photo editor
















Color For It's Own Sake

Labor Of Love














Hands On Dogs We Love
Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
NY court backs EMI over Duke Ellington royalties

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has refused to reinstate the lawsuit by Duke Ellington's heirs against music publisher EMI. Full Story
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Magic Johnson ready to assist Silicon Valley in diversity

Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.