The one big thing that stuck with me from the days of film was to trust my intuition.
There were no review screens.
I had to try a little harder, particularly in the genres of street and action photography where much was out of my control.
Did I get it?
The moment, the focus, the composition–so many elements to a successful image and if I missed any of them the image woul…Read On…
Regardless of the subject matter you’re passionate about, another common thread linking great master photographers together is their ability to communicate their own unique personal vision to viewers of their photographs. (more…)
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…
Probably one of the most fun and best value photographic events I participate in is “Out of Chicago” for three days every summer. Chicago is an amazing city to visit and photograph and there will be more than 25 instructors (Art Wolfe, Valerie Jardin, Rick Sammon, Derrick Story, James Maher, Bill Fortney.. to name a few) there to provide guidance and wisdom in classroom seminars,…Read On…