Sometimes…

Sometimes I look around knowingly that the world is larger than my street. Obligations of job, family, and now COVID, prevent me from the travel I yearn to do and the projects I would love to immerse myself into. But, I am here. My world is what surrounds me everyday. My wife, my son, myContinue reading “Sometimes…”

Hans Namuth

Back in the late 1980s I had a show at the “Helio Gallery” in the East Village where I was living. I walked in one late Saturday afternoon to see how things were going. The gallery owner told me that a man came in, looked around and was interested in one of my images. HeContinue reading “Hans Namuth”

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 is an excerpt from his latest book, Daido Moriyama: How I Take Photographs. Co-authored by MoriyamaContinue reading “DAIDO MORIYAMA’S STREET PHOTOGRAPHY ADVICE”

Surgery – Hallux Ridigus

On Tuesday, February 5, I had foot reconstruction surgery for my right big toe. I have been suffering with a growing arthritic problem for 15 years. It had become incredibly painful for the past few months, the accumulated bone spurs preventing the toe from bending during normal walking. I tried many non surgical remedies toContinue reading “Surgery – Hallux Ridigus”

Nathan Lyons: An Irresistible Passion for Photography

Even though I never had the chance to study with him or attend a workshop, I consider Nathan Lyons to be an important mentor. His writing and imagery struck a chord with this photographer as a young man. “Notations In Passing” has been on my night table for over 38 years. “Nathan Lyons did notContinue reading “Nathan Lyons: An Irresistible Passion for Photography”

A Collaboration With Writer Mark Blickley

han’s solo – mark blickley and keith goldstein NOVEMBER 15, 2018 ~ SOUTH BROADWAY GHOST SOCIETY Editor’s note: the following piece is an ekphrasis, a rhetorical exercise where usually an artist bases a piece of writing off of an image. In this case, Mark Blickley based the following story off of Keith Goldstein’s image above,Continue reading “A Collaboration With Writer Mark Blickley”