curating color

September 19, 2021  •  7 Comments
Several of you commented last week that in addition to the black and white photographs I curated for a photo competition, that it would be interesting to see what I did with color. Since these images will be for a calendar competition, I thought it would be good to organize them here by month. January and February March and April May and...
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curation week

September 13, 2021  •  3 Comments
It has been some time since I considered entering photography competitions. But lists of possibilities were presenting themselves of late, far too many to ignore. In response, I have been in full-bore curation mode this week, pouring over thousands of photographs, stored in different locations, organizing them, and self-editing for their potential.
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Selvedge World Fair

September 05, 2021  •  9 Comments
Since Selvedge Magazine is London-based, I thought it would be appropriate to glean the definition of selvedge from the Concise Oxford English Dictionary. A selvedge is "an edge produced on woven fabric during manufacture that prevents it from unraveling". Polly Leonard launched Selvedge Magazine in 2004 "to celebrate our cerebral and sensual addic...
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beyond walls

August 29, 2021  •  7 Comments
One of the most stunning combinations of human-rendered material and nature is adobe/concrete/plaster and a clean blue sky. I never tire of seeing and exploring how buildings are surrounded by the sky and how the surfaces merge into that backdrop. Although the texture of plastered adobe is lush and visually soft, and concrete is frequently precise...
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back to school

August 22, 2021  •  5 Comments
Since many children have returned and others are headed back to school in the coming weeks, I figured it was a good time to do some continuing photographic education of my own. Thanks to B&H Photo and Video in New York City, the "go to" place for photo, video, audio, and computers, I did just that. My lessons were enhanced by their periodic videos...
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