Christian – Hands that Hide

Hands that Hide I really didn’t understand until the midway point of my shoot with Christian, but it was to become one of the more profound shoots I experienced in some time. As my alert Gentle Readers will have noted, I photograph a lot of women. Not exclusively, but pretty damn near. Before Christian, it …

Tara Tree Subterrane

  “Is it too dark to shoot in here?”, asked Tara Tree, as we were exploring one of the Kauai caves during a location scout one afternoon. “No, I think there’s enough light. If I bring a tripod and do longer exposures,” I said, as my eyes began to slowly adjust to the darkness. I …

Photo Daily: Frances Ascending

  I love experimenting with different light sources in my photography. Unusual light sources. Back around 2006, I was doing a lot of shoots using black light. The images were interesting, the white elements in the frame taking on a hyper quality. Leaping forward from the other colors, which were pushed back in importance. And …

Photo Daily: Foudre au-dessus de la ville de Paris

  I was living in an apartment in Paris I had rented, across Boulevard Saint Michel from the Jardin du Luxembourg when the storm started to roll in. First the winds, then lightning in the distance, then the rain. A deluge. I walked out onto my balcony with camera in hand, framed the shot with …

Part 15 of 50: Keira Pays Attention

This is part fifteen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. Keira Grant pays attention. There were so many highlights from this year’s ZoeFest in Todos Santos, Mexico. For a first timer like me, getting invited to this exclusive artists retreat meant I had a lot of catching up to …