Monthly Archives: March 2012

JR: Syracuse

The world’s worst secret: photographers use Photoshop.  I believe photography is as much about what you do in the editing room as it is about exposing, composing, and lighting.  So when I asked JR (a question I ask everyone in front of my lens) how much editing he wanted me to do, you can imagine […]

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Books

I don’t preach to you that often.  Wait, have I ever preached to you? My brain is fried and I can’t remember.  (It has been one of those put-pajamas-on-at-6pm nights) I’m never one to upsell.  In fact, I can’t STAND being upsold to.  So, please know I speak from the heart when I’m talking about […]

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Empty

It’s just an empty lot. If you drove by it, you wouldn’t think about it at all.  Probably wouldn’t even notice it.  But to these neighbors, it represents hope.  A change in their future. I interviewed people along this strip of road for a blight story I was working on last year.  They spoke of […]

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Brian: Stratford

Brian walked in to the studio with a ton of clothes, and my excitement immediately ramped up.  He was ready to roll. With such a cool style and a phenomenal personality, it’s pretty much the perfect storm for interesting photos.  Brian is super fun, personable and happy, so I wondered if he wouldn’t mind doing […]

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