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

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

08 Sep
And So It Starts: The Chelsea Art Season Gallery Openings Begins with Strong Photography Shows

Some good photography by Laura Letinsky, Justine Kurland, Paul Graham; Others Laura Letinsky at Yancey Richardson At Yancey Richardson, Laura Letinsky continues her exploration of still life photography–using fragments from her own still life photographs.  Beautifully constructed, its hard to discern the object being photographed vs. what has been cannibalized from a previous print.  Using one’s own

10 Nov
Lee Friendlander, Fine Art Photography, at Pace/MacGill Gallery

Before storm Sandy, fine art photographer Lee Friendlander opened a new show at Pace/MacGill gallery on Fifty Seventh Street. The show included new black and white photographs of mannequins taken from street windows. The show, however, of earlier nudes was stunning to see again.  This work I had seen years ago but found the luminosity