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Inspiration Close to Home

The weather here in the Northeast USA has been bleak to say the least these past few months.  I write this while snowbound in a county that gave up the night before and just said, “Nope, not going to even … Continue reading

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Pinhole Day 2012

Worldwide Pinhole Photography day has come and gone. To celebrate last week, I took a few photography students, some of whom didn’t own cameras, out in the schoolyard to see what they could do with a few of my film … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Photograph

One of the marks of people who are good at something is that they make what they do seem so easy.  Good photographers make it not only seem effortless but also entirely automatic within the equipment.    A few weeks … Continue reading

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The Camera Lies.

They say that the camera never lies.  They haven’t played around with cameras very much. The camera (and the person wielding it!) can make a person look larger than a house or as small as a mouse – just put … Continue reading

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No New Subjects, But…

They say that there are no new subjects and that what is left is each individual’s take on the subject that is important.  I would strongly emphasize this point to anyone who works to re-create other artists’ work down to … Continue reading

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Long Live Film!

Though you can’t tell from a computer monitor, the vast majority of my artwork is still film-based and printed in a darkroom.  It’s not better than digital but it is different than digital.  There is a quality to the shading … Continue reading

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There’s Local Talent Everywhere

Just a quick note to remind everyone that no matter where you are, there is good, local talent in your backyard.  You just have to look for it. WHYY- Wilmington on Delaware By Hand Masterworks    

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Let it Snow! Let it Glow!

As I write today, the yo-yo winter we’ve been having is giving me warm, blue skies and sunshine.  Perfect day for shooting?  Last week I had an even better photo day.  Pea-soup fog over a snowy landscape gave me a … Continue reading

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Still Loving Grass Stain!

Success! After a week in a sunny drive way and a couple days in a window while it snowed, my first few anthotype test prints are faded enough to declare finished. For all of these prints, the juice was brushed … Continue reading

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Anticipation…

…It’s making me wait! I went into this anthotype project knowing that it was to be an exercise in patience.  In theory, the dyes that fade the slowest will also last the longest. I have been looking at this under … Continue reading

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