Robert Adams Doesn’t Make Calendar Photographs

Robert Adams is a Colorado photographer best known for his work as part of the New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape which was an International Museum of Photography (which is located at the George Eastman House) exhibit in the mid-1970s. I just watched a terrific discussion on how Adams' landscapes differ from calendar photographs,... Continue Reading →

My 2020 Homage to Henri Cartier-Bresson

Here's my take on life on the bank of a lake, 2020 style, with a nod to Henri Cartier-Bresson and his famous riverside picnic. I actually was thinking about Bresson when I was making this photograph. Kenneth Wajda's Dimanche au bord du lac Macintosh [Sunday on the banks of Lake Macintosh], Colorado USA, 2020 Henri... Continue Reading →

Photographing the Apocolypse

Maybe that's what I'm doing.  You never know.  Fred McDarrah was documenting Greenwich Village in the 1960s and didn't know he was in the middle of the many revolutions that were to come--1950s to 1960s, beat generation to Vietnam war generation, folk music to punk rock--he saw it all and photographed it. I'm reading his... Continue Reading →

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