Nov 282010
 
India ( Part I )

[ Kanyakumari ] The last time I went to India was on a return flight from Egypt.  I was in Chennai for just over two days.  The city was so overwhelming, I left my camera in the bag and never took a single picture. Eight months later I was on my way back and ready to [more...]

Nov 282010
 
The Whole Picture: India Part I

India [Part I] After a long day in upstate New York, scoping out an Artist’s Residency I am building this spring, I am back in the city.  Tomorrow morning will be the first day of “Stories From Kanyakumari.” Maybe I am getting older, but jetlag recovery is taking longer than normal.  As a result 4:00 [more...]

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Nov 242010
 
Keep Applying

–PDN Photobook [  N Y C  ] Applying to photo competitions can feel like buying a lottery ticket.  Its tough to believe that out of thousands of images yours will be selected, but it can happen. –NYC Winners Announced Photography competitions are new to me.  To be honest, I am really bad at looking up [more...]

Nov 232010
 
From North to South: 180 South

JEFF JOHNSON 180° South Whenever we have a chance to speak to someone we admire, the hope is, they are thoughtful, sincere, and generous.  This is exactly what it was like to speak with photographer Jeff Johnson. Jeff has recently made headlines across the photography, surfing, and climbing communities with the film 180° South. Introduction [more...]

Nov 062010
 
How to Photograph Strangers

–To Ask or Shoot Taking pictures of strangers can be intimidating.  If you ask, the moment may be gone, but if you don’t there may be a bigger problem.  How do you decide how to photo- graph strangers? Costa Rica It takes some guts to grab a camera, head out in the streets, and start [more...]