Simple Photographs Tell Stories

Seaside Heights, New Jersey, Boardwalk. Or perhaps we tell the stories, based on what we see and what we know. Because the viewer finishes the art. What are these two looking at? Waiting for spouses? Watching young frolicking teens? Why is the horizon tilted, is something a little off? Why are they wearing long sleeve... Continue Reading →

Photography is Wonderful

There is one thing I am sure about, that photography is special, magical, wonderful. It allows us to keep loved ones with us forever. It stops time. It's a time travel machine. It's something that for most of humankind, didn't exist. (It's only 182 years old, this photographic medium. Before 1839, no one had ever... Continue Reading →

Photographs + Time = Value!

The black and white photo below is a scene Ansel Adams photographed in 1947. A simple depiction of life at a street corner in Los Angeles. Why would he photograph that? At a time when people mostly used their cameras for special occasions and maybe big purchases--new house or car--those people probably couldn't fathom making... Continue Reading →

A Little Art from My World

A lot of photographers have been struggling to find things to photograph in this pandemic-laden world, but I've been keeping busy with a lot of photos for my Roy Stryker photo project, now over five years old and publishing three times a week. The need for creating photos makes the photographic opportunities happen. The muse... Continue Reading →

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