Visually recording a record event

April 16th was national Record Store Day http://www.recordstoreday.com/Home, a perfect match for a photo assignment for my composition and design class.  We needed to shoot at least 150 images and narrow them down to just five that were somehow linked to a series. What would be more natural than taking a […]

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How far do we go with way finding signage?

I suppose it’s safe to say that being sensitive to the visual environment that surrounds us is an occupational hazard of being a photographer. Having an acute consciousness of light, composition and moments to be captured come with the territory. As I write this, I’m so often distracted to look […]

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Wheels go round in circles. Don’t let the sound of yours drive you crazy.

I can’t explain why some songs keep coming back to mind, years and years after I’m stumped that they haven’t yet been replaced by everything else that passes through our senses and packs our brains with memories. I also can’t seem to replace the mistaken lyrics that even long after […]

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Every picture tells a story. But you can’t judge a book by its cover.

I entered my first photo competition. It was at the Mpls Photo Center, a place where I’ve attended some presentations openings and events, met some interesting shooters and took a weekend workshop. All good. And I just recently submitted a couple of photos for a b/w competition.  They say that […]

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