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Olympus Pen F | Alternative Concept

Olympus Pen F | Alternative Concept

I was very excited with the potential release of a digital Olympus Pen-F.

But I feel the design missed the entire gestalt of the original Pen, which was focused on simplicity.

I did a quick mock-up of what my vision would’ve been for the Pen-F.… Read More.

Do Dead Photographs Tell Tales?

“That process of alteration is one of the things I love about photography. In essence, through the process of recomposing the work, the photograph is revitalized as something that is contemporary—now.”

-Daido Moriyama

Photograph © Daido Moriyama

Photograph © Daido Moriyama

I have been thinking about old photographs.… Read More.

WTF does Jackson Pollock have to with Street Photography?

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Jackson Pollock, Number 8, 1949 (detail)

Often, I look to other genres of art to find inspiration for my Street photography. Sometimes getting out of the realm of photography grants clarity of reflection on one’s process and results. So, you might be asking yourself: what does Jackson Pollock – the abstract expressionist from the 1950s – have to do with street photography?… Read More.

The Lie of Objectivity

“Language is a direct medium and communicates meaning and intention straight. A photograph, on the other hand, is subject to the viewer’s memory, aesthetics, and feelings — all of which affect how the photograph is seen. It isn’t conclusive the way language is.

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My Year with the Olympus OM-D EM-5 | 2012

Errr… Well not quite a year, more like six months. I purchased the camera the first week of May 2012, after having had a series of tumultuous relationships and torrid affairs with the likes of; the Panasonic GF1, the Fuji X100 and the Sony Nex 7.… Read More.

Lost Archive, Part II

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”

-Henry David Thoreau

As I begin to go through the film, a memory springs to mind; I was walking on 6th Avenue on the west side of the street.… Read More.