Boe Marion

this is a striking photo, in the sense that it recalls many things at once: and I really like that. first, there is the Paul Strand feel to the composition and light, as well as the facial expression on the lady (at right). second, the tonality and balance between light and shadows are effective. link:…

turns in Fashion Photography

the great reveal in photography styles, for me, is that of what is classified as fashion photography. it is rather surprising, even after all this time, that I discover a photographer of great appeal, and it turns out that there was much work done in Fashion photography. some of them, like in the 50s with…

Saul Leiter: the quintessential form

sometimes, luck strikes. for Saul Leiter himself, I am not sure, as he was dismissive of praise, but lucky for us, because it is the rare instances in art when a talent makes it through despite how they approached a road to fame. since Early Color was released in 2006, and now on its 6th…