To all of our followers at 2 Guys Photo, Ed and I wanted to let you know that we’re not likely going to post in the coming days as we have full agendas and need to take a bit of … Continue reading
“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free… so other people would be also free.” — Rosa Parks
Remember, him? You know where he is? Yeah, I remember him. Met the day after Christmas, ’83. I know ’cause he was wearin’ a stupid red sweater his mom gave him. After an hour of us cuttin’ him up for … Continue reading
“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” — Mark Twain
I’m asking all 2 Guys Photo readers to settle a dispute, one that’s been rolling around in my head for a while now. It has to do with photographic intent, the notion of being deliberate in the manner in which … Continue reading
Boarded up, abandoned. She read that he lived in it right up to the end. The plywood looked old, worn, so that was his existence. She ran from the side door when she was 17 years old, without shoes or … Continue reading
It had been a decade, almost to the day. The resentment and regression from that one trip cost her two years in recovery. In her mind, she bade a final farewell. Never again, she reasoned… never again. But the note … Continue reading
“I have nightmares that I’m going to wake up and everyone’s driving a Prius and living in a condo and we’re all getting health insurance.” — Kid Rock
A few years back, it was a long drive from the coast where we were put up in modern luxury and then here to scuffed wooden beams and ancient scenery. A darkened morning storm gave way to an hour of … Continue reading
Experimenting with high key portraiture — not something I’ve done much of before. Also experimenting with a side-lit semi-profile composition. Does this work?
“There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” — Nelson Mandela
It wasn’t as I recalled it. Back then, you’d be lucky just to get a seat. And you always knew you’d be there for at least an hour. It was a curious thing: the bowl full of lollipops. It’s as if you’d … Continue reading
I wrote recently that I was going to start posting more portraits. In keeping with that promise, I’m adding more to the portrait gallery and sharing with the 2 Guys Photo audience.
Young Emma had most convincingly demonstrated her disdain for our efforts. The formality, the repetition, the waving of dolls and clapping of hands all accompanied by “look here Emma” and “Emmmmmmaaaaa….” and other nonsensical utterings such as “haa boo boo … Continue reading
“Not to transmit an experience is to betray it.” — Elie Wiesel
Here are two more images from Joey, both taken at Pluscarden Abbey, located in northern Scotland and home to Benedictine monks. I’m presenting them here because I’ve been watching the evolution of Joey’s post-processing style. In the above image, the colors … Continue reading
It’s now officially the third snowiest winter here since we started recording such things… so as a form of visual protest (or at a minimum, a visual antidote), I offer a few photos taken by my daughter, Nicole. She stepped … Continue reading
When it’s winter and you are surrounded by trees… On Saturday morning, before the Starbucks run, I stopped by here and did a customary loop. I had a camera with me (Fujifilm X-T1), as I nearly always do, and decided … Continue reading
My son, Joseph, has contributed to 2 Guys Photo in the past (see here). He is a fervent Fujifilm X100s shooter, able to squeeze great versatility out of its (to me) limiting persona. He’s studying in Europe this year and … Continue reading
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.