Right as Grain

Posted on Jan 16, 2014
Right as Grain

Last week I came across a beautiful image by André Kertész. Capturing urban life, Kertész (1894–1985) wanted “to make photographs as by reflection in a mirror, unmanipulated and direct as in life.” He has manifested himself as one of the more important photographers of the twentieth century. Many obvious things are wonderful about the image. […]

Getting over Camera Shyness

Posted on Jan 7, 2014
Getting over Camera Shyness

Exactly one month ago, I asked people to participate in a little portrait project. I had put out the call because I was troubled by a big dose of camera shyness. Not in the way that I don’t like my picture taken, but that I got nervous picking up the camera to take pictures. Over […]