Monthly Archives: July 2007

Art in the Streets, Sort Of

Worth a Second Look Hanging Around These two photos, though separated geographically and in time, nevertheless were instances of public art come upon unexpectedly. Hanging Around was in Prague, the Czech Republic, summer of 2002. My wife and I were … Continue reading

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Body Viewpoint 3

Touch 4-7 I return occasionally to this “Body Viewpoint” or “Touch” theme, often involving close-up photography and an anonymous model. Although the reduced-size image above doesn’t convey the approach too well, this series also utilized a very hard-edged look, achieved … Continue reading

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Paige – Tall Again (!)

Paige 8 Why do I seem to attract — or at least work with — such tall models? Michelle (6′), Ashley (5’10″), Lauren (5’11″), Abigail (5’10″), and now Paige comes in at another 5’11″. They stretch (pun intended) the confines … Continue reading

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Jesse on White

Jesse on White 7 A pleasure of working with Jesse is her wonderfully inventive spark. Some models require almost endless coaching and direction by the photographer; tell Jesse a setup, however, and all you need do is photograph as she … Continue reading

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Arches National Park

North Window Arch Those who have visited Arches National Park will recognize that this is an impossible photo — impossible for the fact that I show here a late afternoon photo of North Window Arch with no people! In fact, … Continue reading

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Jesse on the Sun Porch

Jesse on the Sun Porch 18 For the middle set in this session with Jesse, we moved to a room I’ve rarely used: our home’s sun porch. Some of the photographs were taken with strobe, some in natural light, and … Continue reading

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Jesse & The Chair

Jesse & the Chair 13 Jesse returned to Minnesota in early spring 2006, and contacted me soon after. We had originally scheduled this day as an outdoor shoot with another model, but temps in the low 30s dissuaded me. So … Continue reading

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In Montana

Farmstead 3 My wife and I were driving to Snowmass, Colorado, so I could attend the second of two masters workshops on printing I took in 2005. We took the long way there, however, following the Missouri River from Bismarck, … Continue reading

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Tabatha

Tabatha 24 Tabatha, listed on One Model Place, hails from a modest-size town in southern Minnesota. She had worked with only a few photographers before arriving in my studio, so her modeling experience was still rather spare. We had a … Continue reading

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Sensual Abigail

Sensual Abigail 22 Our second set upon Abigail’s return to studio had been intended as another installment in my attempts to capture the emotion and sense of voyeurism. We didn’t get there. Where we did go, however, was equally exciting … Continue reading

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