How I introduced POLAROID to Japan

Saturday, February 28, 2015



How I introduced POLAROID to Japan In the 1980s and early 1990s, I traveled to Japan every year “piggybacking” assignments for a diverse assortment of commercial and editorial entities. By sharing expenses amongst more than one client I could make it worthwhile for them to send me such a huge distance and for a lengthy period of time.

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CHASING JAMES BALDWIN: The Evolution of a Road Warrior

Saturday, October 4, 2014



Sophomore year in college I washed dishes for two semesters to pay for a ticket on a tramp steamer to hitchhike around Europe. I acted like a tourist, spoke high school French and stumbled around using a guidebook, “Europe On Five Dollars A Day.” I ate snails and learned about escargot. My first trip to Paris found me sleeping under bridges and it was exhilarating.

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Dateline Tanzania: panAFRICAproject

Tuesday, August 26, 2014



After years in the planning stages, my studio is pleased to announce that our most ambitious project www.panAfricaproject.org has officially launched.  Although we are known for our long term projects/books including, among others: six years on death row inmates; Olympic games since 1984; twenty years of pregnant women; and, most recently, documenting the building of a superskyscraper in Boston (www.DowntownCrossingProject.photography) until 2016 – but none of these surpasses the scope of (www.panAFRICAproject.org).

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About This Blog

blog (blŏg, bläg) n. 1. short for Weblog 2. online personal journal with reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks provided by the writer 3. diary that is posted on the Internet 4. an experiment to verbalize my observations about the status of photography. It will be eclectic & deal with philosophy & practice of this universal art form. It will strive for periodic commentary about issues many photographers face, like ownership and the economy. It will also talk about pictures and what makes good ones and how to get them. No hardware. No software. No recycled clichés. No whining.