He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

A client that hired me to photograph his family reunion recently emailed about a much more intimate assignment – as videographer for an oral history project. I’ve been a videographer for years, everything from weddings to lectures and corporate content – naturally I was interested. Family stories shared at the reunion, I believe, gave him the idea … Continue reading He Married a Mermaid One Fine Night…

Rust and Dust… and Paint

Can’t help myself sometimes, I see a bit of rust and I smile. I love the earthy colors, the evolution of metal from black or grey to burnt sienna, red and orange. Funny thing is, I didn’t always like this near-orange color. Half a lifetime ago, a girlfriend in grad school worked up her masters … Continue reading Rust and Dust… and Paint

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…