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Monthly Archives: August 2018


How a Guy with Glass Plate Negatives Influenced Your Photography.

  Edward Sheriff Curtis “became” a photographer back in 1885 at the age of 17. Back then you didn’t just have a camera and were a professional photographer. He did a 2 year apprenticeship and […]

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A Must See Exhibit at the Chrysler Museum

    Georgia O’Keeffe and Orville Cox, Ansel Adams, 1937 One of the last portfolios Ansel Adams produced, known as the Museum Set Edition of Fine Prints, this exhibit is from September 21st 2018 to […]

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An Homage to Paul Caponigro

     In 1974 Paul Caponigro published a portfolio of his studies with the Helianthus or sunflower, and I was forever attracted to this flower. Both for its beauty and its photogenicness. Here are some portraits […]

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Looking back at an Eastern Shore Wedding

  Weddings on the Eastern Shore of Virginia can be a real blast. Lots of places to shoot and wonderful people to work with. Recently we had the pleasure of working with Brittany and Daniel. […]

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Clarence John Laughlin

Clarence John Laughlin was born today, August 14th 1905, and in his eighty years of life and art became known as the “Haunter of Ruins” and “Edgar Allen Poe with a camera.” Over the course […]

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Paul Outerbridge

    Born today, August 15, 1896, Paul Outerbridge gained fame for his use of color photographs, an unexplored medium in the early twentieth century, and for his erotic nudes that were so scandalous for […]

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Herb Ritts

“For me, a portrait is something from which you feel the person, their inner quality, what it is that makes them who they are. “ – Herb Ritts, 1999 Herb Ritts was born today, August 13, […]

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Some Days, and People, You Never Forget

  There are some days, and some people, you never forget. On Friday, August 8th, 2008, I shot a wedding. In the first twelve years of the new millennium shooting a wedding where the month, […]

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Don’t Live in an Art Vacuum

  Artists, like any other business person, can tend to live in “their own little world.” You know the type – the photographer who can only talk about cameras, the financial planner who asks you […]

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I Don’t Care How Hot It Is

  I was going through old film files and came across this image, taken I believe by my friend and assistant, Rick Millis. It was around 1997, the “dog days” of August, and I seem […]

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