II recently found the original negatives I shot during the two-week Master Workshop with Garry Winogrand that I attended in 1976 and wrote about here and decided to give them another look. Would I find hidden treasures that I missed the… Read More »Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop, Part I
In the dark days of the 1980s and 1990s, it seemed like declaring the death of street photography was a mark of honor for photography critics. Indeed, in an age where Cindy Sherman and friends dominated the fine-art photography world… Read More »In The Midst of Its Internet Resurgence, Has Street Photography Lost Its Meaning?
My first online street photography class, at the Bryan Peterson School Of Photography, is underway, after a four-year hiatus. It’s heading into its third week. I’m loving the challenge of turning curious photography enthusiasts into qualified street shooters. Some of… Read More »Teaching Street Photography: The “Aha” Moment (+ featured student photos!)
For several years now, I’ve walked the main drag of Highland Park, NJ during its “Arts in the Park” festival. A few years ago I started to volunteer, first as a judge of the art on display, then to help… Read More »Canines of Highland Park: The Street Fair Photo Shoot
Note: This article originally appeared in Modern Photography in 1987; I republished it in my web site, Black & White World. Unfortunately, that site is down for the foreseeable future, so I’m reposting it here as it is frequently referenced.… Read More »First-Person: How Garry Winogrand Changed My Life as a Photographer
When you think of branding, you may be thinking about logos, the look and feel of your print and online marketing material. But what about photos that say something about you? Making the time to get a high-quality headshot for… Read More »Headshots and Beyond: Professional Portraits Are A Powerful Branding Opportunity
Stock photos are cheap. For a few dollars, you can get a generic photo with happy, smiling professional models. It makes your web site looks pretty. But if your goal is to drive new business and convert web site visitors… Read More »Stock Photos Vs. Original Photos for Your Business Web Site: Guess Which Wins?
Cameras on smart phones are a wonderful invention. They’re great for selfies, capturing vacation snapshots on sunny days…but when it comes to showing your Real Estate listings, don’t be fooled: Smart phone cameras simply can’t capture what an experienced professional photographer… Read More »Why Outsourcing Professional Real Estate Photography Is Worth It For Realtors