Category Archives: Photographer Colleagues

Inspiration: The Family 1976

A short time ago, my colleague John Keatley asked me via Twitter what was the favorite photo book that I owned. My response was that my favorite book was neither a book, nor did I own it. It was Rolling … Continue reading

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Passenger Side Window

I was recently having lunch in Los Angeles with my friend and photographer colleague Johnny Tergo and he started telling about a photo project that he’s been shooting. With enthusiasm he described how he rigged Profoto strobes onto his pick-up … Continue reading

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Thank You Asger Carlsen

There are a lot of great photographers working today but Asger Carlsen is one of the very few who’s pictures are truly a revelation for me. Charming and disgusting, magical and frightening. Thank you Mr. Carlsen. We met a few … Continue reading

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Picture Andy Warhol

I was Google-searching for reference images today and came across this amazing photo of Weegee and Andy Warhol. Two of my favorite people from very different worlds having a moment together. This whet my appetite for more photographs of Warhol … Continue reading

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Presence Progenitors

Conceiving Presence was on some level quite a leap for me. I had photographed plenty of people in environments, and had made portraits of celebrities where they were somewhat hidden or obscured but this proposed body of work was going … Continue reading

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The above 2 images have always been favorites of mine. The first of Picasso by Robert Doisneau was shot in a cafe in France in 1952 and has become a classic. The…

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Rieser’s Rise

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday (or Canada Day!) with Chris Buck kicking your butt to make you a better photographer. The Surprising Portrait is a five-day workshop with a combination of shooting (largely on location) and critiques, making for an … Continue reading

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