I had planned to be recluse this month long before everyone needed to be in social isolation. Long-needed foot surgery was scheduled and I made plans to keep myself busy with a personal project while off my feet. That project… Read More »New York In The 1970s: A Process of Discovery, Part I
I’m going through my old negatives from the late ’70s, trying to archive and get a handle on them. After 40+ years, I’m discovering some pretty good images that I had ignored previously. Why Flushing, of all places? Well, I… Read More »Main Street Flushing, 1976-79, Part 1
Well, I’ve scanned, spotted and otherwise prepped the final three rolls that I shot in 1976 at the Master Workshop with Garry Winogrand, two weeks that helped me define myself as a photographer. It’s been an amazing journey, revisiting photos,… Read More »Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop, Part VI: The last batch…or is it?
This. A gorgeous young lady looking and smiling right at me—a shy 19-year-old learning to interact with the world through the medium of photography. I was seduced, not just by her, but the crazy approach to photography that I was… Read More »Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop, Part V: More good stuff
I didn’t know what it was called until years later, in graduate school, when I was using “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards was my workbook. I learned about how creative people get in the… Read More »Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop part IV: The Day I Discovered “The Zone”
I’m about halfway through the process of scanning and digitizing the negatives I shot 42 years ago during a Master Workshop with Garry Winogrand. I’m finding more gold…and photos that have greater historical significance. The way we dressed, the cars… Read More »Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop part III: More hidden treasures revealed