Dec 022014
 
Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck's Venice

Workshop Photographer: Monika Houck’s Venice Da maestro ad apprendista From master to apprentice  Venice, ITALY   Adam’s Note How often do we allow someone to come to work with us?  Not that often, right?  And for good reason.  Work is our livelihood.  It is the place where we build up a reputation that comes with [more...]

Mar 192014
 
Rob Lemmon: Leica Monochrom

Rob Lemmon The Violin Maker Paris FRANCE Introduction Photographers fall into one of two camps: those who need to get closer to their subjects and those who need to take a few steps back.  In photography, you set the standards by which your picture is judged.  There is no golden rule like, “You should always [more...]

Oct 252013
 
A Morning at Shunkoin Temple

A Morning at Shunkoin Temple Rev. Takafumi Kawakami Myoshinji Complex Be More Zen Last weekend while my girlfriend and I were downtown (NYC) having breakfast, I over heard the table next to me.  Two guys, in various forms of hungover, we recounting a story where one of them a little heated from the night before.  [more...]

Oct 262012
 
5 Things I Learned in Japan

5 Things I learned in Japan Master Craftsmen For the last month I travelled in Japan for a project I shot called Master  Craftsmen: An Endangered Species.   Along the way I discovered, first hand,  why people describe Japan as a universe   unto itself.    Thank You First I wanted to thank everyone who [more...]

May 112012
 
Leica M-Monochrom

Masterpiece or Mistake The Big Announcement Leica finally made their announcements and in the wake of hysteria, the crowds are already protesting.  A BW only camera?  Why would a company go through all the technical hoops of releasing a camera that has one primary function?  See what Forbes Magazine things of the Leica Monochrom. The [more...]