Monthly Archives: April 2007

A River Runs Through It

A few days ago I caught a discussion — I think it was on Minnesota Public Radio — about men and crying at movies. I only mention it because I’m one of them — an unabashed weeper, to the eternal … Continue reading

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Street Ethics – An Occasional Digression

Old Delhi Street 9 Children. What to do about children? You may recall my justification for virtually all street photography: that persons entering public spaces shed any “expectation of privacy” by moving from a private to a public space. Since … Continue reading

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My Other Photography – The Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal 1 How to photograph a universally-recognized icon in a manner that is interesting, even unique, and not redundant? (For all images in this posting, click on the image to see a larger version.) Here are three photos of … Continue reading

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Lauren At Home

Lauren at Home 10 In every instance when I’ve ventured outside the studio to models’ own dwelling, an opportunity for radically different photography has inevitably presented itself. So it was when shooting at Lauren’s apartment. At the time, she lived … Continue reading

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Street Ethics – An Occasional Digression

Jaipur 1 Continuing my discussion of the ethics of street photography, consider the above image from Jaipur, India. (The questions arise from photos taken recently in India, and began with a post regarding another photograph.) Please note, incidentally, that I … Continue reading

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My Other Photography

The Honored Dead In 2003, driving along the north shore of Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota, just after entering the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, I chanced upon this cemetery sitting totally isolated by the side of the road: “Indian Scout … Continue reading

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Street Ethics – An Occasional Digression

I have written a few times in previous posts about the ethics of photographing the fine art nude. When engaged in street photography, I frequently encounter other ethical questions, and our recent trip to India presented multiple opportunities to address … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name?

Layers Warning! I’m back on my hobbyhorse again! While in NYC earlier in March, I visited the Museum of Modern Art and numerous galleries. At MoMA, the Jeff Wall exhibit included a modest sized print, a dark scene rather out … Continue reading

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