Category Archives: Just for fun

Rosie the Riveter

I worked with Magnolia Tarte on my¬†first Rosie the Riveter shoot yesterday. It is a challenge to pose a live model based on a drawing because there are so many details that demand attention. We shot for an hour to … Continue reading

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The power of three images

The triptych is an ancient format for displaying paintings, and more recently in history, photographs. Three images can show many things, and they can simply provoke the viewer to ponder and reflect. triptych: a set of three associated artistic, literary, … Continue reading

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The power of playfulness

Both the photographer and the model learn a lot from a walk on the wild side, photographically speaking. Being playful lets the spirit soar in a way that is often lasting. The genie never goes back in the bottle, so … Continue reading

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How not to pose

Michelle sent me a link to a knitting blog¬†called Yarn Harlot where you will find an entertaining article on how not to model a sweater. It’s an amusing article, and especially so if you work on either side of a … Continue reading

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Friends, Romans, ladies

Special thanks to Katlyn Lacoste. She’s the one on the right.

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Printing photographs on paper with stuff already on it

I visited the Center for Creative Photoraphy at the University of Arizona yesterday and saw an exhibit of work by Robert Heinecken and Wallace Berman. The collection consists of images that are, shall we say, very busy visually. These guys, … Continue reading

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Things one finds on the internet

I use the internet to confirm, validate, and otherwise expand on things that I write about in my blogs. In the course of doing that today I found a couple of interesting sites that might appeal to you. My first … Continue reading

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