Photographic Clichés – Vol. 1

As a photographer and editor, I’ve recently become distressed by those few photographers who insist on taking photographs that don’t conform to common photographic practice. That is to say, these frondeurs ignore 180 years of tradition and insist on taking shots that are unique, having little or no banality to speak of. I don’t understand…

Days of Art 2017-09: Dat Street Jazz

There’s something pure about mainstream jazz in combination with street photography. Back before I began going on shoots with my wife, I used to wait until I was in a dark shitty mood, load up with a couple of Nikons, plug jazz into my ears, and go on a shooting spree. My favorite shooting opus…

Two Photographers

As an introduction to our new Watchful Wednesday series, we are presenting a couple of short videos about photography. The first is a slideshow of some of Vivian Maier’s work. If you’re a regular here, then you should already know Ms. Maier, her work, and her unique story. Instead of rehashing that, let’s take two-and-a-half…