I always find it a bit strange when a famous photographer passes away, everyone and their cousin says they knew him. While highly influential, I never studied with either Larry Fink or Elliot Erwitt. I did meet them at specific times in my life. Did I have deep conversations with them ……. no. I metContinue reading “Mentors?”

Adobe Stock is selling AI-generated images of the Israel-Hamas conflict

Matt Growcoot | PetaPixel As fears rise over fake imagery generated by artificial intelligence flooding the internet, one of the world’s leading stock photo websites is openly selling AI images of the Israel-Hamas war. A quick search on Adobe Stock for “Israel-Palestine conflict” brings up dozens of AI-generated images purporting to show the Middle EastContinue reading “Adobe Stock is selling AI-generated images of the Israel-Hamas conflict”

A Meeting With Roy DeCarava

I met Roy when I was a darkroom salesman for Camera Barn Stores. I worked there when I first moved into Manhattan and attended college at the School of Visual Arts. While working there, I met many photographers. Some famous – Lee Friedlander, Garry Winogrand, Harry Callahan, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, to name a few, andContinue reading “A Meeting With Roy DeCarava”

“The Window People”

Street Photography of NYC People Looking Out Of Windows 1950’s by Norman Lerner This was sent to me by a contact on Flickr. I hadn’t seen it before as I have not looked at my Flickr mail in quite sometime. Beautiful imagery that touched my heart. So pertinent in these COVID times. “You are neverContinue reading ““The Window People””