In the Old Hall

Some years back I worked on a music video shot in a mixed-use warehouse in Brooklyn. I handled playback – the music the band acted and reacted to in take after take. Different parts of the place were in various states of disrepair, repair and renovation. The section we were working in had several walls … Continue reading In the Old Hall

An Intimate Affair…

The day before I photograph a wedding I typically review my notes from meetings with the couple I’ll see again the next day – or occasionally meet for the first time. In those cases, often with brides and grooms from out of town, most discussions have been via email and text with the occasional phone … Continue reading An Intimate Affair…

Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just the Photographer…

Years ago I worked part-time projectionist at the Windham Theater. I began when the system was still 35 mm film, and left soon after the switch to digital projection. The job was more ticket sales, concession staffing and cleanup than anything else – but I enjoyed it for a time. Small-town theater, small staff, diverse … Continue reading Don’t Mind Me, I’m Just the Photographer…

Photography Rescue

The text came in “Wedding emergency” with a name and out of state number. I offered a non-committal reply and, skeptically turned to Google to check the area code. Then the phone rang. (Photographers with contact information online are routinely plagued by phony inquiries - which are thinly veiled money laundering scams.) Turns out the … Continue reading Photography Rescue

Why Do I Love Rust?

This week, a little ‘rust and dust’ Don’t get me wrong. On the car? Not so much. In the basement, I’d prefer not. But out and about on a photo walk, sure – give it to me. I love rust. The rustier the better. Perhaps because I’m not much of a mechanical gear head, I … Continue reading Why Do I Love Rust?