A Sense of Interiority

There are many great quotes in this interview with Dawoud Bey, but this resonated deeply with me: African-Americans in photographs have very often been viewed through a lens of social pathology. So, I wanted to respond to that kind of representation by making photographs that conveyed a deep, complex humanity. I want there to be […]

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“That’s My Profession, To Look”

Robert Frank died in September of 2019 and he made The New York Times Magazine’s end of year retrospective, The Lives They Lived. This is an interesting look at his work, moving well past his seminal book, The Americans, and into some of the other work that helped pay the bills inlcuding promotional work for […]

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Transmitting History

We think it so common now – make a photo, two or three clicks later it’s shared around the world. There’s an entire generation who doesn’t even understand the idea of having to wait to see your own photos, let alone having to wait to see news photos from around the world. But 85 years […]

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The Best of Season Begins

Over the next few weeks, most publications and agencies will start pushing out their annual best photos of the year galleries. National Geographic’s stood out to me because of the bylines – if you scroll through their 100 best images, 37% were made by women. The Washington Post’s gallery includes some propaganda/hand-out photos, about 19% […]

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More Photographs of Notes

This is becoming a trend … Getty Images photojournalist Mark Wilson walks through his image of the president’s notes. Pay attention to his thinking behind the gear he was carrying – being prepared is key.

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Photographer Caricatures

Something a little lighter … PetaPixel has the story of Pixelcrush’s caricatures of photographers and they’re worth a little time. And, yes, I’ve met most of these folks.

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