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Composition and Critique - understanding a photograph

August 14, 2016 - Understanding how to look at a photo and seeing what bothers or impresses you about it is the key to everything. I looke...
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Combat Photography

September 02, 2014 - Save the date -September 24th, 2014. At the next meeting of the Central Maryland Photographers Guild, two experienced...
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Review: Karsh and Winogrand – both shows in Washington and both revealing.

April 02, 2014 - Review: Karsh and Winogrand – both in Washington and both revealing. There are two exhibits here in Washington that eve...
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Review: N. Jay Jaffee - a disciple of the Photo League gang

March 11, 2014 - Review: N. Jay Jaffee Photographs from Public to Personal, 1947–1997 Monday, January 27 – Sunday, March 23 Albin O. Ku...
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Anatomy of a street shot.

March 03, 2014 - This short essay is a followup to a presentation I made at the Central Maryland Photographers Guild about street shootin...
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The process of Street Photography - Part 1: Fishing as Metaphor

November 30, 2013 - If one has a reasonably good overview of fishing as a hobby, it is interesting how well this activity maps over onto pho...
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The process of Street Photography - Part II - The Goal Decides the Equipment

November 29, 2013 - Does Equipment Count? Well certainly it does – to some degree. The right equipment will make the path to the final goal...
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The Process of Street Photography - Part III: The Arc of Street Photography

November 28, 2013 - Here are four snippets from http://street-photography-manifesto.tumblr.com/ that put some conceptual fences around stree...
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The Process of Street Photography - Part IV - Examples and Analysis

November 27, 2013 - How to we do that all thinking and composing in an instant? You don't, exactly. Like a fly fisherman, you learn to rec...
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The key to successful street photography

September 07, 2013 - A casual remark today by a friend started me thinking about the circumstances under which I get inspired to take good, b...
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What is Street Photography? - and what it isn't

May 24, 2013 - I was incited to write this post after looking through a great many 'street photo' forum posts and reading online discus...
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Aligning the head, the eye and the heart - the spirit of street photography

October 10, 2012 - Most people recognize the name ' Henri Cartier Bresson.' He said ' "To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye...
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