Monthly Archives: %sJuly 2014

Memphis in the Meantime

Memphis has been the subject of many a discussion between my son and I for a few years now. We love road trips and just being in the car together so when ever we're hunting for a just barely out of reach, crazy destination to spontaneously shoot off to in the middle of the night (from Colorado) - Memphis has been a part of that discussion.

Kodachrome

I've been going through some old images for re-scan and really missing Kodachrome lately. I've also noticed how many more vertical images I made before the computer became the standard for viewing. Vertical images were desirable for publication covers. With 35mm film and a good reproduction they were the norm.

By |July 12th, 2014|Film Emulsions, From the Past, Uncategorized|

Happy Fourth of July

In years past my eyes have been focused upward, searching the skies above for the real Fourth of July photograph. This year I chose instead to focus on what’s right in front of me.

By |July 9th, 2014|4042n, From the Past, General Information, Places, Uncategorized|

Hope, Boundaries and Good Intuition

John Szarkowski writes in the introduction to William Eggleston's opus, Guide, "It's not easy for the photographer to compete with the clever originality of mindless, mechanized cameras, but the photographer can add intelligence. By means of photography one can in a minute reject as unsatisfactory ninety-nine configurations of facts and elect as right the hundredth. The choice is based on tradition and intuition–knowledge and ego–as it is in any art, but the ease of execution and the richness of the possibilities in photography both serve to put a premium on good intuition."

By |July 7th, 2014|General Information, Photography Theory & Philosophy|
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