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“God Does Crap”

A number of years ago, during a stint of unemployment, I was assisting a friend, a still-life photographer out in his Brooklyn studio. One day, after a day’s shoot, we went into Manhattan to drop off the film and while … Continue reading

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On Garry Winogrand

As I age I believe my work speaks truer to what I need to express. I’ve been lucky to have met many of the photographers that influence my work in some way. As a young man while in school, I … Continue reading

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“…to hold one’s breath…”

“To photograph is to hold one’s breath when all our faculties converge to capture the fleeting reality; it is then that the seizure of an image is a great physical and intellectual joy.” Henri Cartier-Bresson

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Like a Stain

A photograph is “like a stain”. “You can turn away but when you come back they’ll still be there looking at you.” – Diane Arbus

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DAIDO MORIYAMA’S STREET PHOTOGRAPHY ADVICE

As a co-founder of Provoke magazine in the late 60s, legendary street photographer Daido Moriyama helped launch a movement that challenged the esthetic and social conventions of Japanese photography. Moriyama has published dozens of collections of his work over his five-decade career. The following … Continue reading

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Sunrise

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“…there is no more dreaming…”

“Now, there is no more dreaming, really.” – Robert Frank

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