What is startling about New York City Sunrise: Fire in the sky is that it faces west, not east. Early morning clouds catch the rising sun like a fireball crossing over Manhattan.
About Shoes: Real Time Photography… “A decision must be made…” That caption came to mind when I saw a pair of shoes left beside a doorway. They were just a pair of shoes, but these were different. Especially in bad weather, people leave their shoes out. They dry […]
Waiting for the Light is street photograph. It captures the gritty realism of urban alienation on a hot summer afternoon.
In Twilight, Reykjavik, Iceland, by street photographer Deborah Julian, the light makes it different. It angles differently and cleanly near the top of the world… For your home or office, a print takes you to the uniquely lit streets of Reykjavik, Iceland. The loneliness of this wonderfully remote […]
A Times Square Winter late afternoon swells… On some days at certain hours, Times Square seems like the center of the universe. Crowds, even in January, swell and move like currents in a sea.
Canal Street, New York City, is where anything loose in the city seems to tumble. This fine art photograph is a kind of composite. From Chinatown to McDonalds, all along the subway spine. Canal Street Station in Chinatown is a kind of found art everywhere you look, an […]
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019, As The Footsteps Fall, opened in the Tata Innovation Center at Cornell Tech. The exhibit has four large abstracts by Ioan Popoiu. By David Stone Cabo de hornos disolves, acrylic on canvas by Ioan Popoiu Popoiu escaped the communist regime of Romanian dictator Nicolae […]
About Henri Cartier-Bresson — street photography owes him a debt. Cartier-Bresson didn’t invent street photography, but his “decisive moment” gave it life. Funny thing, his heart was never 100% into it.
Humor in street photography isn’t something you see every day. I’ve walked through galleries, admiring the work of photographers who, for all their skill and art, have no sense of humor. But, look long enough, and you can find some whimsey.
About Deborah Julian’s Charles Bridge, Prague … Not all urban or street photography is fine art. It all depends on the photographer’s motive. Street photography is about narrative, and urban may be static, a look at the landscape or how things fit together with or without people. Deborah […]