Category Archives: Biography

Kimmel Sinatra Ketchup

Shooting with Jimmy Kimmel was a particular treat for me as I’ve been a fan since his Man Show days. I was not surprised that he brought a relaxed demeanor to our brief shoot, but there were also moments of warmth, curiosity and, of … Continue reading

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Dear Mark Eitzel

I suppose that it’s a reasonable assumption that over a long career a portrait photographer would become friends with many of his subjects but it’s actually been quite rare for me. A wonderful exception is Mark Eitzel. I had been obsessed … Continue reading

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Hear BUCK live!

In January of this year Joshua Trinidad, a young Jazz musician, contacted me asking if he could use my photographs as inspiration for some new compositions. I, of course, re-read the email three times to make sure that I was … Continue reading

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Carl Sagan Beating

I had the recent pleasure of getting an assignment from Wired Magazine that took me back to the good old days of no-budget editorial photography. I know that photographers talk about the eighties and nineties as the glory days of … Continue reading

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Golden Gate Party 1987

The organizers of the 50th Anniversary Celebration for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco expected perhaps 50,000 people to participate in their open bridge walk, so they were pretty shocked, and unprepared, when 800,000 showed up. I was visiting … Continue reading

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Taking the Camera for “A Day”

A few months ago my friend, and long-time Guardian Weekend Magazine client, Kate Edwards forwarded me an email about a planned world photography day, call A DAY. It’s the not kind of thing that I would usually participate in (I’m … Continue reading

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It’s Greg Miller Time!

I don’t remember when I first met Greg Miller but I do know when he first made an impression on me. We were riding the subway together, probably having crossed paths at the Village Voice (we both freelanced for them … Continue reading

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