On Kinesthetic Knowledge

October 26, 2014 - When as a child I watched my great grandmother knit, I was mesmerized by how quickly and instinctively her hands moved t...
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The Lost Art of Beholding

October 21, 2014 - We used to "behold" things. We don't anymore. Somewhere along the way, Behold fell out of our vocabulary and doing it fr...
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Sampling Ernest Withers's "I Am A Man"

October 15, 2014 - Ode to Ernest Withers, 2014 I knew Ernest Withers's photographs long before I ever knew it was he who had made them. Wi...
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Photographing Things "For What They Are and for What Else They Are"

October 12, 2014 - The great mystically minded photographer Minor White claimed that "one should not only photograph things for what they a...
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The Gift of a Second Chance

October 06, 2014 - In the years that I have been photographing seriously, I have rarely had a second chance to correct a serious creative e...
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Photographs as Metaphors

October 04, 2014 - Jewelry Craftsman, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 2013 I have come to believe that the art form most similar to photography...
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