Monthly Archives: August 2007

The Ghats in Varanasi

Varanasi 23 Variation Captured from a large rowboat offshore in the Ganges river. I actually like the Variation better than the original. (Click the image to see in full size.) This does invite a question as to the dividing line … Continue reading

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Pistol 2

Pistol 2-21 This photograph was largely accidental. An unintentional overexposure led to a rather striking capture. All booboos should be as lucky. ——————- No posts until approximately August 31. My wife and I drive to southwestern Massachusetts for my daughter’s … Continue reading

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Pistol 1

Pistol 1-12 Another repeat performance. When a model within the first thirty minutes gives you a pose like this, you just have to take a pause to exclaim, “Wow!” This was the first session where Pistol entered my scene. ——————- … Continue reading

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Earthly Body

Earthly Body 4 I wrote about this photo earlier, or rather about the session during which it was taken, in not particularly flattering terms. The photo itself I think is good art, and I’ll now just let it speak for … Continue reading

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Hommage to Michael Kenna

Midwest Minimalism If you are serious about photography, especially landscape photography, then you know the name Michael Kenna. His work in Japan and across Europe is legendary. During my 2003 trip to South and North Dakota, this set of high … Continue reading

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Rachel

Rachel 5 Rachel was a new, young model eager to do artistic nudes nicely. She came to me via One Model Place, and we got along famously. I normally don’t much like tattoos. I was entranced by the twisted vine … Continue reading

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Lauren at Home (Third Time Around)

Lauren at Home 97 Lauren moved out of apartment #2. So that led to apartment #3 on the west side of St. Paul. We worked primarily in a corner from which all furnishings had been removed, leaving it much like … Continue reading

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Peking Opera

“The Fire Lady: Spreading Flowers From the Sky” This is a really early digital photo, taken in Beijing in April 2001. Even with the D30, however, shooting just with theater lighting and supported on a monopod from the theater floor, … Continue reading

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Tush

Tush 4 The model said to me, “You know, I think I have a beautiful tush. You should photograph it.” So I did. And more. She liked them. ———————- One thing dealt with early in last week’s workshop was the … Continue reading

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Meg Darkly

Meg Darkly 11 In the last set from our return session, I captured Meg most fetchingly but very darkly. I wanted to subdue the lighting by underpowering the strobes, and then dropped the image another .5 to 1.0 exposure values … Continue reading

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