Missing: Memories in a Shoebox

David Burnett, the Newsweek photojournalist speaking on a podcast mentioned that of all the places he's traveled in his career over the last 50 years, in all the countries he's made pictures, the photos that he wishes he had are the ones of him and his friends in college, sitting around their dorm rooms and... Continue Reading →

Taking It To The Streets

On my YouTube channel, I recently talked about how I want to get as fast with the Leica as I am with my trusty Nikons, having used them for the past 35 years. You do something for 35 years, you get pretty good at it. So, this weekend, I went out with the Leica M9... Continue Reading →

BTS (Behind The Scenes) Photos

Do you enjoy seeing the behind the scenes pictures from a photo shoot? I was out on a photowalk with my friend Paul, I was using my Rolleiflex and he was shooting his Nikon F 35mm camera. I had black and white Ilford HP5 loaded, and he was shooting Kodak color film. My goal was... Continue Reading →

The Wise Photo Project Expands

Big news. I've had several people contact me about creating portraits for The Wise Photo Project now that I've announced I've opened it up to photographers everywhere. And today I see that just that has happened. There were two photographs made and posted on our Facebook group page by photographer Mark Smith working in Aurora... Continue Reading →

2005: The Year Photography Changed

It's interesting to me to see how things change. When I was in school we had text books and notebooks. Students today have Macbooks and iPads. We learned penmanship and how to write and diagram sentences. Do they even learn that now? When was the last time anyone had to write a letter by hand... Continue Reading →

Mr. Rogers, Mary Ellen Mark and Me

I was listening to a really good podcast today called Finding Fred, which is about the way Fred Rogers made his show back in the 1960s. And on The Candid Frame podcast, Mary Ellen Mark was interviewed by Ibarionex Perello. Both are people I can relate to because both did things the way they did... Continue Reading →

The Rolleiflexers Collective

I am working on building Rolleiflexers, a Photography Collective of documentary street life Rolleiflex photographers and would be interested in hearing if this is something you make--street documentary photographs with a Rolleiflex--and would be interested in joining. Becoming a collective photographer is by invitation only and the work is curated. I am considering about ten... Continue Reading →

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