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Revisiting the Winogrand Workshop part IV: The Day I Discovered “The Zone”

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 “Zone”.

It was a familiar concept to me: I first felt I was in the “zone” during the Master Workshop with Garry Winogrand. I was unaware of the passage of time, but was hyper-aware of what was going on around me. After several days of following Winogrand around the streets of New York, something in my mind clicked. Here are some highlights from that day…