I had three people ask me questions about this topic this week, so I thought this would be a good topic for a podcast episode. Hope you enjoy. … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 39 – Beauty Photography – How You Get Better at Working with People
Inspiration, don't wait for it. Taken with the original Fujifilm X100 • 2011 For the creative mind, inspiration is pure gold. To have something that inspires you and lights up your creativity is priceless. Whether that something is a muse; a landscape; a street scene; or even just a concept… … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 37 – Inspiration, Don’t Wait For It
Basketball Jones Remember that old bit, Basketball Jones, from Cheech and Chong… from back in the '70s. Noah and I talk about that a lot, because yes, Noah has a Basketball Jones. Who are the people in your life that have a passion, maybe even an obsession that could make for a great photo … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 34 – Photo Stories and Basketball Jones
Prints from my photo shoot with Jonny Ever have one of those days in which, you really do have things you should probably tend to, but the weather is just that certain kind of beautiful; there's a certain energy about the day, and yiou know it's going to be impossible to keep yourself contained … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 33 – Spontaneity, Share Prints and Have a Great Weekend
Conversation • 3A.M. Happily, I seem to be (a little) better at sleeping through the night these days, so I've decided to wrap up my 3A.M. project. I had a lot of fun on those outings, but I admit it is nice getting a little more sleep these days. But I do kind of miss that time out on the … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 68 – Personal Projects… 3A.M.
Jonny • Kodak Tri-X EI 1600 • Leica M6, Summicron 50mm In the last episode I talked about and posted photos from my photo shoot with Jonny; the shots that we got with ACROS…. then I porceeded to gush on about ACROS for most of that episode. (very warrented gushing, I might add) I did mention … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 31 – Jonny’s Shoot, Part II: Kodak Tri-X
Jonny • Fujifilm ACROS EI 400 • Leica M6, Summicron 50mm I haven't shot any ACROS in quite a while. That seems a little weird since for a couple years it was the only film that existed to me. I did a photo shoot with Jonny this week. I shot most of it on Tri-X, but just for old time sake I … [Read more...] about INSPIRED – Episode 30 – ACROS, It’s almost like I forgot…
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
Yuliya Shumilova Remember the couple episodes I did a while back, talking about what I referred to as the "Anti-Pose?" Today I want to go a bit further and talk about even less posing… the shot between the shots. Also, Inspiration; where do you find it? What inspires you? And Happy Birthday … [Read more...] about Photography Matters Ep 67 – The Shots Between the Shots, Inspiration, and Happy Birthday
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
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