Archive: June, 2009

I love this. I am always being asked to “look for diversity” when shooting real people, which usually means emphasizing the only person of color in a roomful of white folks, which is, um, sort of like lying. But hey, this is advertising – all bets are off. Anxious hand-wringing about diversity, meets glorious stock […]

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Chaz dropped by the studio yesterday. He was hanging out with Nate, and I guess they’re good friends so they spend a lot of time together. I’ve known Nate for a couple of years now, since we began sharing studio space here in the Globe in early 2008, but Chaz I’ve only met a handful […]

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I didn’t tend to shoot much Kodachrome myself – there’s only one lab in the whole freakin’ WORLD that will process it – but the fact that Kodak has officially announced the death of this beautiful film is a sad thing. Kodachrome has been around for almost 75 years; it was outpaced long ago by […]

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I’m always amazed at how specific trade magazines are. Maybe I’ll start a periodical all about the letter “B”. Letter B and the number 8. This is Bill Bryan, Chief Information Officer for the State of Missouri. I photographed the surprisingly patient and cordial Mr. Bryan for Government Technology magazine. I still can’t decide which […]

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Continuing to popluate the early days of this blog with work that didn’t make the cut for my website. The image below was taken at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Delmar in St. Louis, moments before church service on Sunday morning. This kid was one of the most talented singers in his church choir, and he […]

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Well, this seems like as good a time as any to casually mention that I got married three weeks ago. Yup. And so far, so good. Both the wedding ceremony and reception were held on the family farm (a catfish farm) in northeastern Oklahoma where I grew up. It took many months to plan this […]

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So I’ve spent the last several weeks (more like months, but shhh…) editing and re-editing recent work for a long overdue website update, which is now, as you already know if you’re here, finally complete. Whew. I owe friends and colleagues a big thank you for their valuable insights and encouragement. Listen to me, I’m […]

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