Tag Archives: people

summer

Work is progressing, if slowly. There’s been a broadening of my practice, of late. One aspect of that is the technique of layering. Usually, what I want is two photos that complement each other. Other times, it is the more … Continue reading

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decay

Autumn comes every year. Changing, bringing things to a pause. Taking time to assess my practice of late. It’s time for some working on developing my thoughts into what can sustain. I have been reading a lot of Jean-Luc Nancy … Continue reading

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it’s been another month, or more …

How does time move along so quickly? Granted, it’s summer and my camera was in the shop for a while. But there’s also been some ennui that I’ve been struggling with. During June and July, I took photos on exactly … Continue reading

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light & shadow

There’s something to this technique that I really like. A softness and gentleness. It evokes and suggests. A person makes a space. Existing. Meaning emerges from the shadows and its collaboration with the light. One light. The light. Skin is … Continue reading

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working

Lately, I haven’t been taking many photos. But I have been using the time to work on my website. I’ve neglected it too much in the time that I’ve had it and I feel like I need to get it … Continue reading

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what’s this?

Before I left on vacation, I tried to visualize a theme that might work where we were going and would be something I could fit in while relaxing and doing vacation activities. So even before we left, I had a … Continue reading

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changing weather

Today was 30 degrees F warmer than yesterday and people were starting to get their spring enthusiasm going. Walking around with a coffee, loosening their winter coats, sitting in sunny areas that have been covered with snow for months. For … Continue reading

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on the street

Earlier this week, I went down to Chicago for a couple of days. Had a chance to spend an hour or two each day on Michigan Avenue shooting people on the street. I haven’t done much of that since early … Continue reading

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abstract body

This is getting closer. Bodies are more varied and interesting than fashion and conventional portrait, or even street, photography allow. Skin is not unnaturally smooth or eyes excessively white; people are not always in their 20s and unblemished. Time is … Continue reading

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on the street

People on their cell phones make an interesting subject. Usually, they’re pretty oblivious to their surroundings and so it’s not too hard to capture a sense of interiority, or at least unawareness, that can be suggestive. Then again, sometimes they … Continue reading

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