Does Scene Create Style?

Shapes
/Posted by:
As I start packing to move back to Boston, I'm wondering about my architectural style. Does scene create style? Does the world around you form your tastes, or do you find the things...

Evolution Bleed

Faces, Shapes
/Posted by:
Recently, I started feeling like I'm 20 years old. I mean as a young artist. At that moment, I felt like my poems were magic building blocks. Like when you're five years...

The Face of Return

Shapes
/Posted by:
A year ago, I took an emergency trip to Rhode Island. My aunt was wrapping her dance with cancer, and probably wouldn’t (didn’t) last the week. In every measurable way,...

Seeing Intentionally

Shapes, Shop Talk
/Posted by:
I'm not exactly sure what seeing intentionally feels like, but I think I'm starting to do it. The way seasoned photographers talk about dialing in their settings, you'd think the camera is part...

On Perspective

Shapes
/Posted by:
They say perspective is everything. Perspective is funny that way, though. One of the functions of the artist is to draw lines between visible things, through invisible things. But the...

Finding My Style

Shapes
/Posted by:
I've thinking a lot about my style. I know worrying about my style is unnecessary energy. It's more evidence Instagram is a problematic gift. I look at the work of photographers who...

The Camera on My Back

Shapes
/Posted by:
When I leave my house these days, I have a camera on my back. It's big, heavy, "serious" DSLR, usually with a big, serious, heavy lens on it. I like the heft....

Strange Return

Shapes
/Posted by:
Those two weeks in the Northeast, my allergies all but disappeared. Coupled with why I was there, it was a strange return. When I think of comfort, I don't think of...