Category Archives: Making Images

Shooting Slicc – FLEXN

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Sketching with Instagram

No matter how long a person has been taking pictures, there’s always an element of unconscious pressure to make “good”photos. That constraint, no matter how slight, affects one’s ability to see with fresh eyes. That’s where social media comes in handy. It’s … Continue reading

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ACLU Product Shoot

In early March, the ACLU will be launching an online store of tee-shirts, bags, hats, mugs and other accessories. I was hired to do the shoot. It’s a fantastic challenge to work on a project that’s being conceptualized and designed for the first time. It’s especially exciting … Continue reading

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Gotta’ get your angle

Hip hop thumping in the darkness, death defying, no net, leaps. Couples on a first date or rekindling love. All of it plays around you in Central Park on a summer night, but you only see that tiny bit through … Continue reading

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Water & Light, Part II – The Car Wash

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News to me!

I had no idea that sugar syrup boiled to exactly the right temperature for an Italian meringue could be tested by dipping the end of a slotted measuring spoon into the boiling liquid, then blowing a bubble. Last week I … Continue reading

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Fame is of No Use

Saul Leiter died on Tuesday. He was 89, a remarkable and practically unknown photographer. Leiter is undeniably one of my favorite photographers. If I hadn’t gone to a gallery opening in Dubai 5 years ago, and if I hadn’t noticed … Continue reading

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