“Just take the image. You have the rest of your life to figure it out.” by Ted Forbes, The Art of Photography
I do what I do because I mean it. I make no money, or hardly anything from my photography. Sometimes I sell a print or a zine. I love what I do. I believe I have something to say about my place in this world and what I see. I hope you see it too.
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””
By Emily Farache April 25, 2022 In 2005, acclaimed American photographer Ralph Gibson, known for his fine art books and prints, published Refractions, a small but influential 49-page work that has since been in and out of print. The ideas within his “Notes on the Aesthetics of Photography” were an important contribution to the practical and intellectualContinue reading “20 Minutes With: Photographer Ralph Gibson”
Unpacking photography’s biggest inferiority complex. by Dina Litovsky Apr 8, 2022 I was scrolling through Twitter when I came upon a question, “To all photographers out there, do you consider yourself an artist or a photographer?” This ought to be good, I thought. And, sure enough, the thread was exactly as I anticipated. Most peopleContinue reading “Photography’s Phallic Stage or Why Photographers Should Stop Calling Themselves “Artists””
William Henry Jackson discusses his experiences roaming the wild west as he performed his job as a photographer and surveyor.
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Reminiscing a bit about my time working at Camera Barn and many of the famous photographers I sold darkroom supplies to. I almost forgot about the afternoon that Harry Callahan walked in. Accompanied by his equally famous wife and muse Elenor, and their daughter Barbara, they were there to purchase a complete darkroom setup andContinue reading “Reminiscing”