Tags » Studio Notes

This ended up being a short diatribe on the perils of natural light photography and blasted VSCO filters

I have some photos that don’t make it onto Instagram, simply because their subjects are too small to be seen on a teeny screen. But I love them too, so here are a couple from last month. 336 more words

Photographs

I am in the business of preserving memory

A young man helps an elderly woman to the bus’s priority seating. He sits next to her, only once her bags are neatly placed on the floor between his feet, and drapes his right arm over her shoulders.  288 more words

Art

A New Lens

I’ve switched from my E-M1 to using my full frame Canon EOS 6D, partly out of hubris (every incredible frame needs the highest quality resolution I own!!!) but mostly in preparation for shooting a Bar Mitzvah I did last weekend. 332 more words

Photographs

On Kawara

One of the first artists whose work I admired was Japanese conceptual painter On Kawara. After last week – a week of writer’s block and infuriating fits and starts – I covet his practice more than ever. 136 more words

Art

This little tree

One of my first flash tree pictures, taken about a month ago. The church in the upper left hand corner is Jarvis Street Baptist Church… 79 more words

Photographs

Strong winds blow change, hopefully

The wind is so strong this morning it blew my daughter’s plastic playground off the deck. Her green collapsible tube is now lying in the day lilies. 190 more words

Photographs

The Depth of Flatness

I used to gaze into a tree-filled forest and be amazed by my experience of its complicated depth. All of those leaves and branches – viewed stereoscopically – seemed to shimmer with the slightest nod. 111 more words

Photographs