Moon at Night, Mood is Dark: Nightlandscape Photograph

29 May
Moon at Night, Mood is Dark: Nightlandscape Photograph

While wandering off the straight-as-an-arrow dirt road in the Prairies, a clump of trees appeared, and through one showed the moon in the near complete darkness.  The only other sounds besides my footsteps in the tall grass were crickets. From the fine art photography series, “Between.”

20 May
AIPAD New York 2015 Photography Highlights

The art fair that improves each year, and is reasonable to navigate, AIPAD New York, mixes contemporary fine art photography with vintage work (although it’s getting more and more contemporary-based). Here are a few highlights that I came across, although there are many more.  Don’t forget to look in the “bins” where other older Modern

11 May
Start with the Eye not a Camera: How to Learn Fine Art Photography

Learning Fine Art Photography Being an artist/photographer starts not necessarily with a camera but by quietly observing all. Translating this creative vision to a photographic print will come later. Have a Voracious Eye Look at everything; have a voracious eye. Be open to all, and study (without leering), for example, how the man across from

28 Apr
Flowers Fading in Morning Light: Father Project, New Photograph

Flowers Fading in Morning Light: Father Project, New Photograph Taken in the kitchen, where there is a beautiful morning light, the flowers faded gradually, partially alive. This is from a new yet to be titled photographic project chronicling my father.

22 Apr
Mysterious Night Landscape Photography: A Car Appears Over Mountain, Newfoundland @SteveGiovinco

Mysterious Night Landscape Photography: A Car Appears Over Mountain, Newfoundland @SteveGiovinco   Taken just after twilight ended, a lone car appeared just as I began making this photograph.   was a slightly long exposure, which captured the car’s headlight as it curved around the road, heading into the valley. From the photographic series, “Between.”

19 Apr
AIPAD New York 2015 Photography Highlights

The art fair that improves each year, and is reasonable to navigate, AIPAD New York, mixes contemporary fine art photography with vintage work (although it’s getting more and more contemporary-based). Here are a few highlights that I came across, although there are many more.  Don’t forget to look in the “bins” where other older Modern

14 Apr
Nightlandscape Photographs: A Strange Glow Due North

While heading up Coal Creek Road at around ten pm in near complete darkness one night while attending the Ucross Foundation Residency in Wyoming, a glow usually formed looking directly north. This was Sheridan, a city of about 17,000 people which lies about thirty miles due north. The coal trains could be heard rumbling a

07 Feb
Alec Soth, Songbook, Fine Art Photographs, at Sean Kelly: A View of the World

A View of the World: Alec Soth, Songbook Its refreshing to see a Robert Frank-like view of the (American) world today: “staged” is not a term I think of when seeing Alec Soth, Songbook at Sean Kelly.  Rather, it is a view of a gritty, sad, exuberant now. A roaming survey of specific places that seem

29 Jan
Simple Way to Learn Fine Art Photography: “The Crit”

“The Crit,” an Approach to Learning Fine Art Photography by Looking at Photographs Critically and Nurturing Creativity “The Crit” is a proven way of learning fine art photography. The basic approach is to critically look at an artist’s photographs one-on-one, give thoughtful feedback, and nurture their creative vision. This is mostly based on Yale University’s