The initial contact for the shoot was an inquiry for a large group photo. Turns out, it was a sort of family reunion and 60th birthday, and the client and I agreed when you’ve got that many family members in one place – better to set up more than just a single group photo. I … Continue reading Woa! That’s a lotta Smiles!
Last week I drove to Holyoke, Mass, for ‘Thursday Experiment #2,” an evening of improvisation and experimental music presented by curator Bonnie Kane at Gateway City Arts, a mixed-use facility in a former factory located on Race Street. I heard the show competed for audience with a more major concert being presented nearby, and to … Continue reading Thursday Experiment # 2
We recently dropped a buddy off at a commuter train station – and a week later picked him up at another, neither locale was one I'd made the time to photograph. For the drop off, I’d planned to shoot around the Poughkeepsie Train Station. I’ve caught MetroNorth there a number of times. It’s a nice … Continue reading Consolation from Utica’s Union Station
There are more ‘cameras’ out there than ever before, but not every smart-phone slinging shutterbug knows a lot about shot composition. That’s alright. It’s why there are photographers. We’re supposed to understand a bit about what make an image more than good and where the possibility exists to move the observer, to make them ‘feel’ … Continue reading Mirror:Mirror