Day: July 13, 2017

Blue Hour


Emerging. I used that in my tags. The word, in this case, has two meanings. The face is emerging out of the darkness from something that looks like a forest. The other meaning is more autobiographical. You know what I say about making art. The word might be about me and my work. I’m emerging. My work is emerging. Even though a street approach to photography is what defines me. I wonder if I can really do it again. If I want to keep doing it. Making a good street picture feels very good. But, so does making this work. Layering is not that hard to do. Commercial wedding and portrait photographers do it all the time. They make the original base picture in a studio, or even in their backyards. They add all sorts of fantastical images to the final piece. A portrait of a young child starts in the studio and ends up in some kind of wonderland. Their work is inspiring. But, it’s different from mine. Theirs is from the outside, in. …