• Richard Mosse

    Richard Mosse – Infrared Guru

    Richard Mosse was born in 1980 in Ireland and went to Yale in the US. I would probably refer to him as an artist before photographer. Whether his favoring working with…

  • Pentax

    Carol Jerrems – Short Time, Long Shadow

    Carol Jerrems was born in 1949 and was an Australian photographer/filmmaker whose work started to get recognized almost in sync with her untimely death. The documenting the emerging feminist movement of…

  • Henrik Purienne

    Henrik Purienne – Mirage

    Henrik Purienne was born in South Africa in 1977. He makes films, he art directs magazines, and he photographs. Henrik once said,…”Analog makes me feel like a photographer. In the national…

  • Bert Stern

    Bert Stern – The Original Mad Man

    Bert Stern was born in New York in 1929. He, along with the 60’s English version of him, David Bailey, redefined fashion photography in the 1950s and ’60s. But is best…

  • Colin Dodgson

    Colin Dodgson – Doing It Right

    Colin Dodgson was born in 1984 in Southern California. Colin wanted to be a professional surfer as a kid. But……if he was going to be a photographer, he was gonna “do…

  • Garry Winogrand

    Garry Winogrand – Street Theatre

    Garry Winogrand, was born in1928, in New York City, and is the consummate American street photographer. His work in NYC in the 60’s, (and beyond), was largely original due to his…

  • Reflex camera

    The Birth of Reflex

    I’ll be honest. With all the mint used camera gear out there, and the abandonment of our community by the likes of Nikon and Canon, (despite a growing cadre of users),…

  • Leica Film Camera

    Leica Film – Still Relevant

    William Eggleston, Ralph Gibson, William Klein, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Lee Friedlander, Garry Winogrand,….and I can go on and on. Yes, they all used Leica M’s. So, I guess there is some substance…

  • Charles H. Traub

    Charles H. Traub – Color on the Street

    Charles H. Traub was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1945, and inspired by the photographs of Walker Evans and Robert Frank. He studied English literature at the University of Illinois, and…

  • Lomography Sprocket Rocket

    Panorama on the Cheap

    In a space of its own is the Lomography Sprocket Rocket. I suppose the Hasselblad Xpan is the ultimate film panorama camera. Or maybe the Linhof. No argument there. And all…

  • Herb Ritts – Color Blind

    Yes, I know I’ve done Herb Ritts before. But I was asked about his cameras and books, so I included them this time around.  One of my all-time favorite quotes that…

  • Neal Preston

    Neal Preston – ‘Download Now’

    Neal Preston was born in 1952 and deserving of the moniker ‘greatest rock photographer of all time’. While there are other music photographers who I think are really great, I can’t…