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Monday Missive — January 20, 2020

Quotes “There’s something corny about it,” Soth says of road trip photography. “I’m embarrassed of using that structure. But I keep returning to it.” — Alec Soth “After I snap the shutter I never know if a photograph is truly … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — January 13, 2020

Quotes “Art is when we can go deeper, and think, and feel, and understand, and analyze. And laugh and cry. And then go even a little deeper.” — Elinor Carucci in Photowork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice, Sasha Wolf … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — November 4, 2019

Quotes “I work in color sometimes, but I guess the images I most connect to, historically speaking, are in black and white. I see more in black and white – I like the abstraction of it.” –- Mary Ellen Mark … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — September 23, 2019

Quotes “Like a boxer trains for a fight, a photographer, by walking the streets, and watching, and taking pictures, and coming home, and going out the next day — same thing again, taking pictures,” Frank said in 2009. “It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — September 16b, 2019

Ooops. I published September 16 on September 9, but won’t change the dates because the URL uses the title and I am not sure what will happen to the posting. That’s why this is labeled “16b.” Sorry for the confusion. … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — August 19, 2019

Quotes “Your first task is not to figure out what “art” means, or to have an exhibit, write a book, or get business cards that say “artist” on them. It’s to be (and to become) you. . . . “You” … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — July 22, 2019

Quotes “Success to me is being a good person, treating people well.” – David LaChapelle “Mysteries lie all around us, even in the most familiar things, waiting only to be perceived.” – Wynn Bullock “You are responsible for every part … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 3, 2019

Quotes “You are your own first and most important audience. That’s how you please your audience. By making your art for you.” — David DuChemin ‘“[He] encouraged me to let myself go, not hold anything back, try everything,” she recalled‘ … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — May 20, 2019

Quotes “My work is inviting, hopefully, it’s also evocative and tells a story.  Ultimately, the goal in my work is to elicit emotion, be it wonderment, joy, silliness, happiness, solitude.  I think because I shoot for feeling rather than just … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — April 15, 2019

Quotes – 10 quotes from writers that will make you a better photographer — From Steve Links Photoessays/Bodies of Work– A lifetime of work on 152 acres Interesting concept and execution, although some of the images are so abstract or … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — February 4, 2019

Quotes “Fear of failure is the saddest reason on earth not to do what you were meant to do” — J.K. Rowling “I focus on the photographic object, the print, or the artist book, as a keepsake of my experience … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — December 17, 2018

Quotes “Art Is Not About Understanding. Or Mastery. It is about doing and experience.” — Jerry Saltz “Hide secrets in your work.” — Jerry Saltz “Never just say, “You tell me what it is.” That’s pompous bullshit. When it comes … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — November 12, 2018

Quotes “Pilgrim leaves crowd the air with their falling every October. The journey is always the same.” — Linda Pastan “The ritual sadness of the season is more voluptuous than joy.” — Linda Pastan “Art is, or ought to be, … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — October 22, 2018

Quotes “Art is not about consensus. We need not agree over our reactions or our interpretations. Art that forces itself upon us and has as its chief goal our submission to it is not art, it’s propaganda. … Popular photography … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — September 24, 2018

Quotes “What ultimately made The Americans a document with real staying power? ‘Frank revealed a people who were plagued by racism, ill-served by their politicians, and also rendered increasingly numb by the rising culture of consumerism,’ Greenough noted. ‘But it’s … Continue reading

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