Another action photo from Math Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe. We know he’s at home at sea. But he’s equally adept at capturing life as it flies by.
More Steve pix can be found at the PhotO’Keefe link to the right – or by clicking here.
This picture from Cap’n Steve O’Keefe, our Math Master & Commander, shows that if you peer down a level or two, reality isn’t all just straight lines and crisp angles. I think this photo is from a trip to Denmark (right Steve?) or some other wonderfully surreal location.
For more pics by our Math professor, click on the “PhotO’Keefe” link on the right column – or just click here.
Let’s ‘dive’ into this school year’s first installment of our series PhotO’Keefe, which features photographs taken by our very own Math Dept. Chair, and Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe. This pic pretty much speaks for itself, or at least for Steve, for who hasn’t seen him descend on “a situation” like this at some point?
If you want to see more excellent pix by our Math Cap’n you can click on the “PhotO’Keefe” category link on the right column or click on the link above.
As you begin to dissect your way through the new week, we bring you another photo from the annals of our Math Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe. This pic captures the roiling seas of the Bio Lab, and reinforces the sailor’s warning, “ay, t’is better to be standin’ or sittin’ in the lab than to be a-lyin’ down.”
With the threat of snow flurrying about, here’s a photo that math Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe, took last year during Snowmageddon ’10. Reminiscent of The Band’s seminal album, Music From Big Pink, this smaller pink house, covered in a blanket of snow, tucked into downtown Bethesda. And as a special bonus, this cozy Pink House was also the site of last Friday’s cozy Welcome Party for incoming Head, Andrew Slater. For more PhotO’Keefe’s click here. And as snow starts to lightly fall, take a listen from the Band’s no. 1 song from Big Pink.
Here’s a Holiday Portrait of the Artist As a Camera Man. I’m sure math teacher, Steve O’Keefe, knows the equation that describes the shape of the ornament and his image on it. Here’s a couple photos from the Math Master & Commander’s holiday trip to Longwood Gardens (a truly beautiful place in any season).
Another photo from math Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe. This time from Italy, showing what it means to march forthrightly into the new week. As you’ll from this one and the following pics, it looks like Steve could be working for Vogue or Ralph Lauren:
The one on the right give a whole new meaning to Zoolander‘s “blue steel.”
As winter begins to close in, here’s another photograph from Master & Commander, Steve O’Keefe, which, in turn, conjures up images from this personal favorite poem by William Carlos Williams –
A Sort of a Song
Let the snake wait under
and the writing
be of words, slow and quick, sharp
to strike, quiet to wait,
– through metaphor to reconcile
the people and the stones.
Compose. (No ideas
but in things) Invent!
Saxifrage is my flower that splits
Steve O’Keefe, Chair of the Burke Math Department, spends a lot of time with his trusty digital Canon. In addition to countless sports photos that Burke.Word has appropriated from him over the past couple of years, Steve has a ton of great nature, travel and other photos that we’re highlighting. Today’s photo is in honor of Steve’s background in the US Navy. Steve has said that as a result of his time in the Navy he “can bring big ships alongside piers without doing much damage” – which he may have had to do from time to time while at Burke. The Master & Commander took today’s geometrically pleasing picture recently while at a sailboat race at the US Naval Academy. Check out another PhotO’Keefe original here.