All the Photographs at the New Whitney Museum: “America Is Hard to See” Show

26 Jul
All the Photographs at the New Whitney Museum: “America Is Hard to See” Show

All Photographs (by Artists Known as Photographers) in the Whitney Museum’s Inaugural Show, “America Is Hard to See” Well, Almost All. Starting from the top, the eighth floor, here are all the photographs in the new Whitney Museum’s first exhibition, “America Is Hard to See.” Nearly all, as it turns out–it seems I missed a

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.”

21 May
Follow the Mountain, and Inspirational Tips for Artists/Fine Art Photographers, From Writer Neil Gaiman

Feeling Lost? Head Toward the Mountain Neil Gaiman – Inspirational Commencement Speech at the University of the Arts 2012 Perhaps oddly, I came across inspiration in a room at 48 Wall Street at around 7:30pm on a Tuesday night. In a bombast-free discussion, happily, (by Mitchell Reichgut, CEO of JUN Group, a great person) pointed

15 May
Frieze New York 2015 Photography: Few Classics, Mostly New Artists

Photography Abounds at Frieze New York As the 2015 edition of Frieze New York makes it way back to Randell’s Island once again, a range of photographs can found.   But there seem to be less of the “usual suspects,” and more of a mix of European and Asian work. Below are a few notable

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 May
Snapchat for Fine Art Photography: Disappearance As The Act of Seeing

Is There a “Snapchat Aesthetic”? Similar to the “snapshot” aesthetic that developed out the 60s, and influenced artists such as Garry Winogrand and Diane Arbus and many others, it’s important to review popular culture’s usage of current image making tools. In the sixties and seventies, easy to use cameras brought photography to the masses; today,

05 May
Breakfast time (Sorry Stephen Shore): From Series on My Father

What’s for Breakfast? This photograph is from the series on my father. I think this is what he had for breakfast for many decades (the place mats certainly seem to have been in use for many years).

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.”