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pages archived by photographer's name:

Brian Alterio | Rick Ashley | Roger Farrington | Harrold Feinstein | Sid Grossman | Gus Hoiland | Harry John Kerker | Danny Lyon | Teresa Meier | Daniel Shipp | Cary Wolinsky


Teresa Meier

I recently met and became acquainted with Teresa Meier’s work at a local fine art photography portfolio review event. I was impressed by her personal vision as well as the meticulous attention to detail she incorporates in her images

Cary Wolinsky - Visual Memory

My Very Good Friend - And One Of The Most Talented People I Have Ever Met - CARY WOLINSKY Has An Exhibition Opening Soon In Boston. I Asked Cary To Forward Me A Number Of The Images That Will Be Included In The Exhibition As Well As A Few Words About Each One.

Gus Hoiland - Gustav's Mirror

My Friend Gus And I Were Both Shooting At BOSTON BOXING & FITNESS In Brighton Massachusetts One Day Early This Year. My Job Was To Corral As Many Of The Boxers As I Could To Stand In Front Of His Lens. He Captured The Boxers In The Middle Of A Very Hard Workout, Sweaty, Fatigued, And Unpretentious.

Operation Doorstop

Operation Doorstep was a Civil Defense test carried out in conjunction with the much larger March 17, 1953, 16-kiloton ANNIE test conducted at the Nevada Test Site, part of Operation Upshot-Knothole.

Brian Alterio

My good friend for many, many years, Brian Alterio, has always taken terrific photographs. I asked him to send me a few and he responded with these five images taken years ago in England.

Harry John Kerker - Burning Man

Harry John Kerker forwarded a couple of his Burning Man photographs to me. I applaud the approach he took of combining black and white and color. It adds a slightly surreal quality to a very surreal event.

Decayed Daguerreotypes

A selection of images from the Library of Congress found via the always excellent Ptak Science Books blog.

Rick ashley

Sometimes (very rarely in my case) you see work that stops you in your tracks. That is exactly what happened when I first saw Rick Ashley’s work he creates with his brother-in-law.

Danny Lyon

I am a huge fan of Danny Lyon’s photography. In my collection, I have four original prints, including one from Conversations with the Dead – a book that changed my perception of the nature of documentary photography. Recently, I ran across these images he shot in the 1970s for Documerica.

Jack Pierson

The reunification of Germany, the war on drugs, the launch of the Hubble telescope, Jurassic Park, Goodfellas, “Ice Ice Baby”.


Love at first sight, buying came later.

I have fallen in love dozens (maybe hundreds) of times while walking through galleries and museums.