Day 5 – Minneapolis Cityscape I like doing cityscapes. I try to accomplish one of two things when shooting them – either show lots of human activity or total absence of human activity. While doing the latter I look for a way to make the … Continue reading5 Day Black & White Challenge – Day 5
Day 4 – Minneapolis Cityscape 7th Street 1980s Between 1983 and 1986 I had a studio in downtown Minneapolis. I was a stone’s throw from the night club First Avenue. From my window I could see the intersection of 7th street and 1st Ave. I … Continue reading5 Day Black & White Challenge – Day 4
As I have mentioned before on this blog, between 1983 and 1986 I had a studio in downtown Minneapolis. I was a stone’s throw from the night club First Avenue. From my window I could see the intersection of 7th street and 1st Ave. I … Continue reading7th Street Minneapolis Cityscape 1984
I spent a lot of my youth watching Tv. Sometime when I was really young I must have come into contact with some noire films over the tube. I seemed to have a very strong affinity for this genre of film without knowing what they … Continue readingThe Noire City
I wrote a recent post about my conflicting feelings about Instagram. About how the camera and filters are limiting. About the ability to manipulate the image on the spot and share immediately. All of this contributes to a satisfying user experience because the user gets instant … Continue readingA Reflective Cityscape Moment via iPad
The Ideal Diner is a North East Minneapolis landmark known for it’s steak and eggs anytime and standard diner fare. This week I went in for the first time. I had fries.
What do photography, wine and ping-pong have in common? Last Saturday, Oct 13th, they all converged at the opening of the 4th annual Wing Young Hiue Salon Photo Show. Wing is a photographer in the Twin Cities who hosts a monthly photography salon. Wing documents … Continue readingWing Young Huie 2012 Salon Photo Show
Cityscapes, or what I call the urban landscape, is a departure from what I usually photograph, which is people. I have been experimenting with portraits in natural light but with a studio feel. This kind of shooting required that I work with less (equipment) and … Continue readingUrban Landscapes