Monthly Archives: August 2013

Street Photography: Why Black and White?

I think the answer lies partly in history — but not totally. First the historical perspective.  The fact is that street photography got off the ground before shooting in color was practical.  Henri Cartier-Bresson, et al, carried SLRs and rangefinders loaded with black and white roll film.  Would these pioneers in street photography have used […]

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Landscape: Shoot Solo (mostly)

I’ve gotta admit that I do my best work when I’m alone.  A recent trip to photograph some moving water in the mountains near my house comes to mind.  I’d been to this mountain stream once before with a group of friends and their teenage kids.  Yes, it was fun and yes, I enjoyed making […]

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