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More Food For More Thought… Vol. II

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There are some observations through the past year, through a miasmic haze of screen-time, sleep, wakefulness, and losing oneself to photography. That …

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On Why Wide Angle Lenses Fascinate Me

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I enjoy extremely high resolutions because I dream of making giant prints. For my photography, the obvious and mundane take on proportions …

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With Great Simplicity Comes Great Responsibility

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Paeans have been sung about the ease with which cellphones allow one to shoot, and also on their unobtrusiveness. But the real …

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Edward Hopper’s Silence

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Undoubtedly, when you think of Edward Hopper, it is his painting, titled Nighthawks, that immediately comes to mind. It is your quintessential …

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Food For Thought

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Food forms a huge part of our culture. The artistry in food is no different from how photos are made. There is …

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The Difficult Art of Portraiture

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Often, I find myself struggling with portraiture. I admire photographers who can simply walk up to their subject and make a portrait. …

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Setting Fire to Your Photographs

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In 1991, on the day that he turned 80, Brett Weston willfully obliterated a lifetime of negatives, except for 12, in a …

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Technology, Identity, and Today’s Photographer

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Technology has given itself so incredibly well to enthusiasts, hobbyists, professionals, and just as well to casual snapshooters, the selfie generation, and …

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Go Away Closer

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Every once in a while, it is a good thing to go away someplace and sit by yourself and your thoughts. Similarly, …

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The Pictures that are Not Made, But Taken

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In a recent piece that he did for The New York Times Magazine, Teju Cole addressed how the common man photographs today, with …