A wise man I met in Japan more than 20 years ago described his process of problem solving. He said that when you are trying to come up with a solution to a problem and you’ve racked your brain and thought out all possibilities but still come up empty…stop. (more…)
Interview by Larry Frolick for Raw View #8, a magazine on contemporary documentary photography.
You oppose two archetypes in this photo of the Democratic Convention. Rebel vs. Hero. The seem weary—are we getting tired of the old masculine roles?
SS. In the United States people are choosing sides, putting on the label and staying in the pen they’ve chosen. I noticed how similar the…Read On…
Hurray for me.
I entered a few photo competitions this year and was a finalist in the Days Japan contest and had work selected for publication in the American Photography Book. See the winners here.
One of the images selected for the American Photography Book 33. It was particularly difficult for me to figure out which photos to enter since I shot thousands during the conventio…Read On…
As I have often noted, one of the joys of teaching photography is the educational benefit I get when working with students. I will be posting more information and images from our street photography workshop in Tokyo last month– but in the meantime I thought I would share this cool video made by workshop participant Douglas Palmer.
Time Lapse Effect
Doug took every one of the 2,…Read On…
We are in beautiful Tokyo at maybe the most magical time of the year, the beginning of Spring when the Cherry Blossoms bloom.
It’s a sign that after a really rough winter there better days to come. It is a time of optimism and this photograph shot at Shinjuku Gyoen Park in Tokyo made me feel especially optimistic for my passionate pursuit of photography.
For the photo indust…Read On…