Lighting is everything, or so it seems. In photography it certainly plays a huge role. After all, photography means: painting with light. We are artists who paint with light. One of my all time favorite “painters of light” has been Fuzzy Duenkel. I know of no one who can create such fluid, balanced and flattering […]
Well, I never thought this would happen. I met a photographer who started out in digital before the dawn of all things digital like I did. I met Kirk Saint a few months ago at a 2 day convention. I couldn’t believe he started out with one of these cameras like I did. We’re talking […]
Maggie moved to Canada from Poland when she was only 16. She attended OCAD, one of our finest art universities and in spite of her lack of English and being in a foreign country, she acquired a degree in art. When I met her, about 7 years ago, she had been in her own photography […]
Call me Jungian or call me crazy. Last night I had a dream. A strange dream. All my dreams are strange. There I was, checking into a hotel in a strange city. I was attending a photography convention. And I couldn’t find the front desk. I kept walking around the hotel, looking. There was none […]
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The last time I went golfing I almost killed a dude. That’s how bad I am. Besides, I don’t really like the game. I find it odd, like yoga. (I started yoga last month…what a weird activity that is…more on that later) Strange, strange stuff…..but it could be me. Who knows. One thing about golf […]
Many believe, because of the magical qualities inherent in photography, and the intrinsic ‘glamorousness’ in being called a photographer, that photography is a sublime, mysterious, noble, rare and sacred gift from the gods. Bullsh*t. And some photographers have the erroneous belief that talent, photographic talent, is an innate, programmed in their DNA, born-with skill set. […]
Not sure about you, although I do enjoy some down time during the holidays, I do start chomping at the bit. I’m eager to get back in the game. I can only take so much holiday cheer, family, food and Xmas carols. This week is a crazy one for us. Betwixt Xmas and New Years […]