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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I came across this amusing (and super-respectful) blog post about my Picasso/ Doisneau homage with Steve Martin by Scott McDermott. Thanks Scott! 

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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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See the Sherman Show

Cindy Sherman’s expansive retrospective opened at New York’s Museum of Modern Art while I was out of the country shooting so I didn’t have a chance to write anything about it at the beginning. In fact, I didn’t even get … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Photo Books

As my first monograph is coming out in this fall (watch this space for more on that later) I’ve been thinking about photo books a lot lately. Digging through the books on my shelf I’ve compiled my 5 favorites. I’m not … 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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