Monthly Archives: August 2014

I rarely use flash.

I guess the main reason is that I don’t do studio photography — where flash and other auxiliary lighting are necessary ingredients.  But, aside from that, I cannot understand why so many photographers automatically reach for the flash unit when they shoot inside or outside in poor light. My main reason for avoiding the use […]

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Living with cell phones: An essay.

I’ve been toying with this subject for a long time.  It’s been troubling to me because I could see the efforts of serious photographers being diluted by the millions of cell phone images made every day.  I guess I had a personal fear that my photography would be less appreciated, less valued if anyone with […]

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