Now that I’m moving onto this dark thing… Black backgrounds are so completely different to shoot on. The black just wraps itself around the subject matter. Where white is wholesome, clean, crisp and elegant, and never loses my subject, black is erotic, deep, surrounding and foreboding (but not in a creepy kind of way), and [...]
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There’s been a debate about this image. Should I have included the funky tomatoes tablecloth under these boxes hot peppers, or cropped it out. I have a couple of shots this week with tablecloths making their debut in my market photos (at least that I know of, I should go and look). The other one, [...]
2:06PM June 24, 2009 – Union Square Market, NYC Rich, dramatic and mysterious, garlic has been used as far back as ancient Egypt for medical and culinary purposes . Vampires don’t like garlic, but I do.
Union Square Market, NYC – 1:37PM, August 7, 2009 Edamame, or baby soybeans, are just about my absolute favorite quick appetizer. Cook for three minutes in salted boiling water, strain, sprinkle with coarse sea salt and eat. Yes, they look hairy and blemished, but like most real farm grown fruits and vegetables, they taste good. [...]
Beets are one of those foods folks either love or hate. I love ‘em. Roasted with goat cheese and grilled chicken in a salad on a hot summer evening. I took these guys back to the studio to give them their proper respect (thanks Aretha!) and then shoved them in the oven for an hour [...]
Broken Chard wrapped with string at Union Square Market, NYC – 11:13AM June 13, 2009 Since the title of the image in the last post had the word “broken” in it…
I was tooling around the NAPP – National Association of Photoshop Professionals – web site (I’m a member) and discovered my Broken Eggs photograph is an Editor’s Choice for this this week. Who knew? It’s a nice way to end the week. http://www.photoshopuser.com/members/portfolios 7/02/09 addendum – The week is over and you can’t find my [...]
Bin of Bing Cherries, Union Square Market, NYC – 3:00PM, Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Sometimes I just hang around a piece of fruit until it gives me something I can use. (Random note to self: So much rain. The total New York City rainfall from June 1 – June 24 is 8.65 inches. That’s 5.60 [...]
Seth Godin wrote a very short blog entry, On the Road to Mediocrity. The basic point is, “The only way to get mediocre is one step at a time.” Don’t settle. Simply a brilliant insight. Well worth reading.
Bundles of Rhubarb, Union Square Market, NYC – 12:01PM, Friday, June 19, 2009 The Union Square market reveals its little secrets…