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Bruce Fraser

Bruce Fraser is seriously ill has passed away. Bruce is one of THE masters of digital imaging, color and photography. He has been a teacher to us all,…

Film or Digital? (Yawn)

You often hear debates among photographers about which technology is better: film or digital. These arguments often get quite heated, with each side trying to prove how the…

Dealing with reality

On his blog, Wil Wheaton often discusses the difficulty of juggling his creative work as a writer and actor with the reality of life — making a living…

The MEA-17M attaches to the DK-17M…

Sometimes, you find a product that is perfectly designed to meet a specific, but important need. I found that with the MEA-17M. Here’s the story. I do a…

Jerome Liebling

Even though I attended Hampshire College, I never studied photography with Jerome Liebling. I was more interested in exploring linguistics and cognitive science at the time, and didn’t…

The morality of a photo

There is a conversation happening over at The Online Photographer about a Daguerreotype that Jerry Spagnoli took of 9/11. It is a haunting, spooky, and unsettling look at…

Nearsighted art from a nearsighted artist

I have been nearsighted since the age of 8. Nothing out of the ordinary, but definitely a defining characteristic of my life. I can’t remember what it felt…

Boring photographic subjects

One of my favorite photographic subjects is the flower. It’s a great combination of organic complexity and character, and can be a great source of inspiration. Yet many…

Photoblogs – enough already!

Am I the only person who’s a little… bored… with daily photoblogs? When they first became popular, I followed a number of them, and it was kind of…

Non-non-photography Day

The site nonphotographyday.com states: Non-photography day is an effort on my part to revive the moment by putting down the camera. It is a day to think about…

Doubt and art

I read the most troubling statement on an online forum today. The question was posed “How do you know you are an artist?”, to which one person responded:…

What the…?

My favorite reaction to my photography so far… “What the heck is THAT?” (This is in reference to my photograph Mask.) I suppose I’ll take that as a…

Learn how to write about your art

I have found that one of the most difficult parts of being an artist is being able to talking and writing about my photography. To explain my artwork…

Take a number

You have to applaud this guy for originality. We’ve all seen art as performance. Now witness art as web business. He paints 1000 small canvases, each with a…

Einstein on art and science

“Where the world ceases to be the stage for personal hopes and desires, where we, as free beings, behold it in wonder, to question and to contemplate, there…