Garry Winogrand

“Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed,”

"...well, let’s say that for me when a photograph is interesting, it’s interesting because of the kind of photographic problem it states—which has to do with the . . . contest between content and form..." 

The Frame

"The frame of the camera is the photographer’s discipline. It can contain as much as it withholds, cut into or hold together images that detract or contribute to a given theme."

- Ernst Haas

John Chervinsky

I was saddened to hear of the death of John Chervinsky. I've always admired and been fascinated by how he weaved together his physics vocation with his photography avocation. Aline Smithson shares her thoughtful interview with John on Lenscratch.

Atlanta Photography Group - Airport Show

I'm very pleased to be one of the 15 artist selected to exhibit two photographs each in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport: Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. ATL has an average of 260,000 visitors a day. This exhibition well be seen by, literally, millions of travelers from all over the world. Juror Amy Miller, the Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography, selected two photographs each from 15 photographers to exhibit in the central atrium. The show will be on view from September 25th - November 18th, 2015.

Photography and Poetry

“…at their best, photography and poetry can share a near-blood relationship, a statement easier to assert than to explain.” Tod Papageorge, Core Curriculum

In Praise of Shadows

"We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates… Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty." Junichiro Tanizaki, In Praise of Shadows, 1933