The Seven Sins Personified: Greed


The Seven Sins Personified: Greed – Written by Alexander X. Laymen

When it comes down to owning something, it is my business, and my business is none of your business.

There is a world of precious metals, soft silks and rough gemstones; those are my favorite by the way of collecting. If it came down to me owning a home, or the pile of stones in my bedroom, there would be a shopping cart outside my house, full of rocks, gems and whatever else I find valuable, which is everything and anything in my wake. In addition, when it comes to owning land, I own it all. In other words, get the hell off my land, blast off to space, and never come back.

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Melodie Yvonne

Melodie Yvonne, lead photographer and owner of Photographic Melodie, grew up in the small southern Indiana town of North Vernon. She picked up her first camera at the age of 5, and was immediately hooked. By the age of 15 she began to turn every trip, even just to the local park, into a fantasy scene of her own imagination, and started mentoring with many local professionals. Melodie received an Associates of Applied Science in Visual Technologies majoring in Photography from Ivy Tech in 2002 after studying under acclaimed professors and many other masters in the field.

Melodie’s main focus has always been music photography. Growing up listening to many amazing musicians inspired her dream to create visual images that made people feel the way they do when listening to music. Her goal was to help people SEE the music.

Melodie has done numerous jobs around the country ranging from working for bands to being the official photographer on many southern Indiana Poker Runs. Her specialties are in nature, music, and candid event photography. She published her first print work, a collection of images & poetry, in 2011, and has since published many more print works. Melodie currently acts as owner & lead photographer at Photographic Melodie, House Photographer for Purdue Theatre, and Tour Photographer for multiple Billboard Charts topping bands as well as freelance work with many other media outlets, venues, and musicians.

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