Rekindling an old love affair is certainly one of the best feelings one could have and its exactly the way I feel right this moment. An opportunity arose and I picked up once again a Ricoh GRD III in essence once again substituting my now gone LX3.
Last year, I published “Stray Dog of Tokyo thoughts” which really helped set the tone into documentary photography. If you have not watch this great film of a living legend then I suggest you do. Stray Dog of Tokyo will give you a new perspectives into what documentary photography is all about. It is no secret myContinue reading “Daido Moriyama, Downtown Miami”
We are all inspired by something or someone. I certainly remember my first exposure to photography back in 1994 when I took a few photography classes including the “history of photography“. I’ll never forget the text we used “Looking at Photographs” by John Szarkowski. The book had all the greats. Then early last year, myContinue reading “The Daido Effect”
I recently received an email about what I’m doing with the Ricoh GRD III and questions of the sort as: 1. How is it? 2. What settings etc. So I figured I’d write a post with one of the styles I’m currently using, we’ll call it “Daido Style.”
Recently, I’ve been getting inspired dramatically by Daido Moriyama. I’m actively watching his great documentary “Stray Dog of Toyko” and his insights into this craft are really pure gold. He’s whole detached attitude towards recording life as it is, is truly magnificent. I recently published a quote from Moriyama on my blog which made meContinue reading “Stray Dog of Tokyo thoughts”
The proverbial feeling of being young and aloof. Today was my first true day with the Ricoh GRD III and I must say I’m truly impressed. I’ve never gotten closer with any camera before and gotten shots like the ones from today. I’ll be uploading them little by little but I definitely have some keepers,Continue reading “Being Young”