Oh, News Biz, How Ye Have Changed

When I was a photojournalist at a daily newspaper in New Jersey in the 1980s and 1990s, we had an editorial board and certainly a point of view politically--we were the conservative broadsheet in town compared to the tabloid-sized competitor with their "Page 7 Bikini Girl". There's an old newspaper line, "If it bleeds, it... Continue Reading →

A 4×6 Brag Book – It’s a Thing!

My partner MaryLee went to Cincinnati for her niece's wedding and took along a small Olympus XA2 35mm film camera loaded with a single roll of Ilford HP5+ Black and White Film. Good setup if you have decent light--the camera sports a 35mm f3.5 lens. She photographed some of the behind-the-scenes that she had access... Continue Reading →

Working the Street Portrait

This was a fun photo, a moment that happened while I was walking through a flea market and saw a grown woman in a shopping cart. Of course, I pulled out the camera to make a photo. I got her attention first, and smiled, joking "Now, that is the best way to navigate this market,"... Continue Reading →

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