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I just read this poem on Facebook, via a post by Andy Adams of Flak Photo, via Heather Morton who commented on the post, via Matthew Carson who blogged it for International Center of Photography in 2011, via… M.F. Agha, the famous Vogue art director who wrote this little gem in 1937. I’m curious, what […]

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But only for a day. I was thrilled to be asked by AIGA to host a studio tour as part of St. Louis Design Week, so we’ll be throwing open the doors at my place on 39th Street on Saturday, April 23, and you’re all invited. Think of it as a party in the middle […]

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I’ve noticed that many commercial (advertising) photo studios have little or no signage at the street level. Hmmm. Is it because they don’t want anyone to try to steal their toys? Is it because they don’t want nosy competitors to know what they’re doing? Or is it that a sign would interfere with the impression […]

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I am rather late in posting this, but a recent New York Times article reported on a study showing that people tend to ignore boring and irrelevant imagery on the interwebs. I could have told you that, New York Times, if you had bothered to call me. But at least someone is noticing, which is […]

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This is my cousin’s baby. Hi, Miles. What big blue eyes you have.

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Dear Jay Fram, Why don’t you ever post stuff on me? Am I no longer attractive to you? Have you grown impatient with social media? WAS IT SOMETHING I SAID? Hope we can patch things up. Sincerely, Your Blog

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To my extreme embarrassment, my website was down for the last, oh I don’t know… about 48 hours. This, after I had only days earlier sent out a promotional email blast to approximately 3000 creatives. Ouch, Dreamhost, you have let me down for the last time. I am in immediate need of a reputable, reliable […]

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So it turns out ALIVE art director Annette Gleason captured some very nice production moments while we were shooting the restaurant feature. Thanks, Annette! Here we are, getting a close up portrait of Joe on 4×5 film. I did several of these throughout the project, whenever there was time, and while they didn’t run in […]

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Just… not exactly in the photo annual part. Ahem. Mr. John Hendrix is a very talented illustrator who is featured in CA this month on page 56. I shot his author photo. What? Hey, it’s in the annual and I shot it, right? So I got into the 2009 CA Photo Annual. Here’s my favorite […]

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