As I keep accepting the challenge of putting my insomnia to good use, this morning was no exception. Up at 3AM, I decided to thumb through some photo books. This morning's selection was Saul Leiter's, In My Room. Enjoy. … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 29 – 3AM with Saul
Man, one of the most iconic, well known photos in history is the shot taken back in September, 1932 of 11 Iron Workers sitting on an iron beam, 800ft over New York City. In this episode I want to share my thoughts about that image; share a documentary that was made about that photograph and that … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 28 – Lunch Atop a Skyscraper, Having Unique Access
Kind of a quick episode. Just wanted to catch up with you guys; let you know a couple things I got in the mail this week that I'm pretty happy about; and wish everyone a great weekend. Enjoy. The Links Artisan Obscura Film Photography Project Store INSPIRED - Episode 66 – Eastman … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 27 – Good Stuff In The Mail and Have a Great Weekend!
I've been talking a lot about fashion photographer, David Bailey these days. Well, here's one more episode in which I'll do more of just that. Enjoy. The Link THE REAL BLOW UP SIXTIES FILM DOCUMENTARY PART1 … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 26 – What Could You Do Differently?
We talk a lot these days about meaningful photography, work that matters; and yeah, while that is important to stay focused on (pun intended), there's another aspect to photography that I find equally important. That's the therapeutic affect photography can have for most of us. … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 25 – Therapy
I'm a big fan of documentaries; the behind the scenes stuff. Some of my favorite photos to see are those of people who have been photographed, or documented in someway while they were creating. Sometimes I'm actually more excited by seeing those photos than I am of the actual finished work. We all … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 24 – Documenting Creativity
I've got an excersise that I do from time to time in order to hopefully keep improving my photographic eye; to continue to help strengthen my photographic vision. I'll share that with you in this episode along with another page from Jay Maisel's book, It's Not About The F Stop that kind of chimes in … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 23 – Find the Shot
Recently, in a coupe different episodes I kind of went on and on and on about the joy of using a Holga camera. Man, they are a lot of fun to use, and can give you pretty beautiful results. Last week a saw a video from Landscape Photographer, Steve O'nion. In this video Steve showed the beautiful … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 22 – Landscape Photographer, Steve O’nions
I'm often drawn to photographing things from the past. To me, having something in the photography that's from, say, the 1950s makes the photograph more interesting. Why, because although it may have been incredibly ordinary and common back in those days, it's not ordinary or common anymore; and it … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 21 – Everything Changes
I see so much of my own photography. It's probably the photography I see the most of. Even when I'm searching out other photographers for inspiration, I'm often look for work that might be somewhat similar to my own. But, sometimes I find inspiration when I come across a photographer who's style … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 20 – Get Outside of Your Style
I read a post on Blue Moon Camera and Machine's website yesterday. It was an article by photographer, Katt Janson Merilo titled, Vivian Maier, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Photography. The Links Vivian Maier, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Photography (Written … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 19 – Who Are You Making Photographs For?
I've been talking about Holga toy cameras lately; talking about the work of artists like Igor Posner. A little while ago I had posed the question regarding what would you do if you really had very little money and had to start over again in photography; what would you start with. That topic has been … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 18 – What if all you had was a Holga… for the rest of your life?