The post before last had me thinking about photos on the edge of getting picked. None of these pictures made it through the editing process for a story I shot a couple of months ago for the NYTimes but I like them all. The editing process is about eliminating problems and these three have them. [...]
Playboy Playmates 1953-2008 (depending on your job possibly NSFW). This is a crazy … I suppose you can look at this in many different ways (!) but I totally geeked out and went for lighting setups (1973 is my favorite year). I suppose that is the equivalent of the old “I get it for the [...]
As someone who is terrible at editing my own work I feel awe inspired thinking about the time Robert Frank spent shooting “The Americans” versus the time spent editing. Mr. Frank spent parts of 1955 and 1956 making 27,000 photos… and that’s not the crazy part! According to Jeff Rosenheim, curator of The Metropolitan Museum [...]
Celebrate Spring! It looks good outside… I’m excited for tomorrow’s big shoot! I took a picture of some flowers to get into the season (maybe a little stock-y but maybe that’s how spring makes me feel):
A picture of jewelry designer Anna Sheffield for Castor & Pollux. I never do night shoots but it was fun hanging out with Anna and after the shoot I had dinner instead of rushing to the computer. Nothing wrong with that!
Here’s something I should be thinking about as I try and put some pictures I took into story format: “…correlated enough to create a pattern but chaotic enough to be interesting.” That is what the Gilden Lab at UTexas Austin has to say about Fractal Structure and Attention. Their site was brought to my attention [...]