Monthly Archives: February 2008

Sturm und Drang No Longer

Erin R 10 The slideshow matter is satisfactorily resolved. The organizers accepted my counterproposal to show the travel stuff first, then the nudes, within the show, all accompanied by Jussi Bjoerling and Robert Merrill singing “Au Fond Du Temple Saint” … Continue reading

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More Sturm und Drang

Touch 4-29 If you read the comments rendered on yesterday’s post, you will know that friends Lin and Richard counseled taking a hard line and withdrawing the submission, whereas friend Eric counseled compromise. Well, I rather blended the two, writing … Continue reading

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Manzanillo Beach Boy I taught a very satisfactory workshop last night on “Quality Printing on Epson Printers,” a course that has proven surprisingly popular in the three times I’ve taught it. I’m gratified there are enough people out there who … Continue reading

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Brooke with PVC 20 I completed taxes yesterday, and the situation is uglier than I anticipated. Somehow my year-end calculations went awry. Bah! ————- Posting later than usual due to a fun and successful session with Meg at the new … Continue reading

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Popcorn and Movies

Hand I’ve got some great ideas for some new shoots, but no models yet lined up with whom to pursue them. So that’s what I was trying to do this weekend. No responses yet, but some of them should result … Continue reading

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Introducing Halley

Halley 6 As mentioned yesterday, Halley is a new model. She’s one of those who find me on the web and contact me, asking if I will photograph them. Some recent “finds” coming to me via this route have proven … Continue reading

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American National Ballet – To the Moon Not much if anything of note. Spent hours yesterday afternoon waiting for a model to show; she had said she had a court date that would interfere with our 2 p.m. scheduled shoot, … Continue reading

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The Nude Portrait

Heather 22 I’ve touched on this subject before, if not perhaps as a prime topic. Not infrequently, I will utilize a portrait style in my nudes. Although I’ve done little formal portraiture work, I like it when I can combine … Continue reading

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Buttmen

Erin at the Wall 2-31 If you are a “Butt Man,” Erin’s photo above appeals to you. (This is not, by the way, a misogynistic post — what is said below applies equally to guy’s butts — they’re just not … Continue reading

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On Regarding the Pain of Others

Impressions of Pompeii 16 You know the saying, “Distance makes the heart grow fonder.” What is it about distance that changes our relationships to each other or, for today’s purpose, our relationship to events? Visiting Pompeii a few years ago … Continue reading

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