“Such a video would be worth gold bullion…” So sez my droog and member of noBs photosuccess Ron Hare. Me thinks he exaggerates, a tad, using medieval sounding words like “bullion”. Of what does he speak? I posted an image of my daughter that I called the Ice Queen…. And Ron was itching to know […]
I’m in Costa Rica, sunny hot days, monkeys and birds everywhere. In a small beach town called Tamarindo, which attracts swarms of tourists, surfers, hippies and retired folk looking to get away from the cold, cold north. Life is good, indeed. The other day while walking home I noticed in the window in one of […]
I knew these two photographers, a mom and pop studio. Very successful purveyors of traditional, classic portraits. Problem is, many didn’t like what they were creating… “Too much retouching”…I would hear all the time. Over and over. And indeed, their work was over the top retouched. I didn’t like it either. Never could figure out […]
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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