Feb 032012
 
Leica Akademie with Adam Marelli

  | LEICA AKADEMIE | Today I have some very exciting news for everyone.  Leica invited me to be an instructor at the Leica Akademie NYC workshops.  The first Weekend Workshop will be this April 20th-22nd.  Amazingly the workshop has already sold out and Leica is considering adding additional workshops to the 2012 Spring calendar [more...]

Nov 042011
 
Danny Lyon

Photographer, Writer, & Bookmaker A photographer with an opinion is a dangerous combination.  It is the fear of any great regime that a single individual has access to the tools of propaganda, which can be used to call attention to the problems hiding under our noses.   Last Minute Change Its always confusing meeting someone [more...]

Dec 012010
 
India ( Part II )

[ Public Beach, Private Bath ] Personal space is a rare commodity in India.  Much of a westerners morning routine takes place behind closed doors.  But for nearly 100,000 pilgrims to Vivekananda Rock, in Kanyakumari, everything takes place in broad daylight. -One in a Million Our wake up call was at 5:00 am.  Early mornings [more...]

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 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...]

Oct 262010
 
Leica Lens Review: 50mm Summicron F 2.0

Revisiting A Legend Venice is the perfect backdrop for testing Leica’s classic lens. Often under rated, the Summicron is more than a stepping stone in the Leica line up. Like its Italian counter part, this lens has resisted the test of time, earning its place in the canon of great glass. –The Basics The Venetians [more...]