•March 14, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Photo post by @sheffieldphotog.

Source: I Use It For HEADACHE!

What Paderewski Says:

•March 1, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Feb 28, 2017 from my 365 Art Project. See the progress from Jan 1 on at the link. Source: What Paderewski Says:

365 Art Project, February 4, 2017

•February 4, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Tall, handsome, naked as a child. 11×14″, deconstructed Polaroid SX-70 prints and mixed media on cardboard.

January 23, 2017 (4)

•January 23, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Potential For Violence, series. 4 matchbooks and mixed media. 1×2″ Cyanotype,

Source: January 23, 2017 (4)

Lost Downtown – Peter Hujar’s Portraits

•January 17, 2017 • Leave a Comment

This modest volume (just 15 photographs) of Peter Hujar’s portraits of his Lower East Side celebrity friends is a soft-spoken, unpretentious gem. The book was a perfect companion to my Sunday morning cup of tea. Peter’s portraits capture his group of friends in a very gentle manner. Many of the personalities are known for…

via Lost Downtown – Peter Hujar —


•February 26, 2016 • Leave a Comment

Henri Cartier-Bresson  is standard viewing and hopefully still standard reading in todays photographic education, but what he says and the force and passion behind it speak volumes more.


Henri Cartier-Bresson (French: [kaʁtje bʁɛsɔ̃]; August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004) was a French photographer considered the master of candid photography, and an early user of 35 mm film. He helped develop street photography, and approvingly cited a notion of the inevitability of a decisive moment, a term adopted as the title for his first major book. His work has influenced many photographers.


Click on this link 

to read the article on 121clicks.com and to watch the amazing video.


Self Portraits And Change

•March 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

A thought provoking and emotional blog post from my good friend and colleague Ron Cowie.

A Working Artist

2004 was a terrific year. My wife Lisa and I were expecting a child and moving out of Boston at the same time.  I was present enough in my life to recognize that although these huge changes were good things, change has aspects of real terror attached to them. Becoming a father was full of concern and stress. Will I do okay? Who am I now? What will I become?

So, with that in mind, I loaded up the 5×7 camera and played around with it. I didn’t have a major agenda and the images I made pretty much sat around for ten years before I really looked at them. I just started scanning and processing them now. I’m now 45, Lisa has been dead for seven years, our child celebrated her 10th birthday last year, and I remarried five years ago. With that came a boy, who is now…

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