Monthly Archives: March 2007

Carlotta

As I decide what subjects to write about in my blog, from time to time I may write about some models in particular that I’ve enjoyed working with and have gotten good results with. I’ve already written about Rhowena. Now … Continue reading

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Land of Fire and Ice

The photograph you see here (above) may be the best photo that I’ve ever made. At the very least, it’s the only one to have won first prize in a major international photo competition. People have even asked me if … Continue reading

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Victoriana

I recently sent in my Epson 4490 flatbed scanner for repair and yesterday I got it back. For some time now, it would make a nasty grinding sound when scanning reflective (i.e. paper) items. Lately though, it was giving me … Continue reading

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Great Scot

I guess that every photographer who’s worked with models for a number of years has some of those muses who just stand out above the rest. For me, one such model was a lovely girl from Scotland named Rhowena. I … Continue reading

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Green Day

Okay, everybody, it’s that time of year again. The time to be green for a day. Yes, tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and here in New York we’ve got the biggest St. Patty’s Day parade in the world. (From what … Continue reading

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"Et tu, Brute?"

I used to work with a fellow named Jules. For several years, on the 15th day of March, I would go over to him and tell him to be careful, as that day had historically been a bad one for … Continue reading

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A New Camera for the Digital Age

Over the last few decades, the increase in technical sophistication of photo gear has jumped by leaps and bounds. From manual-everything cameras, we went from semi-auto exposure to full auto exposure, then on to autofocus, followed by lenses that limit … Continue reading

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February: One Month, Two Mags

Last month was a pretty good one for me photographically, even though I didn’t take a single photo. (I underwent foot surgery in October and haven’t actually made any serious photos since last August.) The good news is that I … Continue reading

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More First Photos

Hi, everyone. I just returned home tonight from a trip out west visiting family for the weekend. Seeing the Rocky Mountains from the air Friday night, illuminated by moonlight, was an eerie and spooky experience. Seeing New York City tonight, … Continue reading

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In The Beginning……

“In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep……… “And God said, ”Let there be light,” and there was light. And God … Continue reading

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