photo by: Wyeth
…with Wyeth on a 30 miler.
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I think I may want to tweak a couple of things, but other than that, all the info is there!
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Tagged artist's book, clam farming, color photography, issuu, Made With Paper, photography, southern photography
photo by: Peter Lindbergh
Just a short aside. This is the kind of photo I am missing. It is by Peter Lindbergh from the current issue of W – I breath a sigh of relief. Too many times I find the photos in the current glossies without merit and totally over the top. I used to be able to look at photo spreads and pretty much tell who the photographer was. I can’t do that anymore [perhaps it’s just me]. The sense of style and personality that came through in a photographer’s work seems to be no more. Perhaps it was easier with film and without PS – I don’t know & I am not moaning about the disappearance of film – just the disappearance of substance.
Well, I don’t know any of the stories, but there surely must be some good ones. This is one of the many ‘country’ gates I pass on my morning bicycle rides. They all look different and interesting…but their stories remain a mystery, open to all sorts of interpretations.
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Tagged black & white, documentary, landscape, photography, southern photography
….for me anyhow - it also works in black & white. Not quite sure why I am always surprised when it does. It was a little easier when I worked with b&w film only, there was no choice. Too many choices tend to confuse me! :)
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Tagged black & white, cedar key photography, documentary, oysters, photography, southern photography
I got off my bicycle to make this photo – it is ‘off the beaten path’ on the mainland. In 1861 the cross Florida railroad from Fernandina went this way, now it is just a disused spur off SR 24. So it’s been 150 years or so since the railroad was built on this same piece of ground, and every now and then a spike from the old, narrow gauge, track pokes through the pavement, and I swear I can see the outline of tracks under the broken asphalt surface of the road. I have mentioned it before, I love the North Florida landscape, and this ‘nothing’ piece of it is why. I doubt anybody passing this way gives the scene a second glance. A few yards down the road some idiots have been dumping trash and the parcel of land on which this site sits has been ‘For Sale’ forever. – So, move along folks, nothing to see here!
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Forte Polywarm paper negative made with my Yashica TLR. As a guide I used an ISO [according to my ancient light meter] of 20. Obviously my subjects moved, but from the wall behind them one can see that the neg was pretty sharp. It is a beginning!
A million thanks for all the inspiration and help from Django in far away Berlin, who is by far the most innovative and exciting portrait photographer out there!
I actually got off my bicycle to photograph this! :) To me the photo says nothing and everything about the North Florida landscape that I find so fascinating.
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Jeanine shucking oysters.
Oystermen offloading and storing the day’s harvest at Jeanine’s oysterhouse.
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Oystermen bringing in the day’s harvest….
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