petit lesson : centered vs off-center photography

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No doubt about it – placing a subject off-center is more interesting. There simply isn’t any energy in the center. Once I placed the purple star flower off-center, to the right, the flower vase became alive, three-dimensional and more interesting. Doing this with people is crucial as well. You want to place them slightly off-center … Continue reading

REPLICA

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One of my favorite smells is skin that’s been in the sun all day, and I love the scent of the ocean even more…so when I stumbled upon Beach Walk from Maison Martin Margiela, I couldn’t resist. They released three eau de toilettes that are a “reproduction of familiar scents and moments of varying locations … Continue reading

kareena kareena!

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This past week was a lively, colorful celebration of the marriage of my friend Kareena to her lucky man, Atul. Ten years ago I met Kareena in my physics class. She became my lab partner and we’ve kept in touch since then. We had so much fun over the years, especially when paired with our common … Continue reading

simple.

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Kate Moss is Fashion Royalty

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Kate Moss on Harper’s Bazaar cover, May 2011. She was photographed by Solve Sundsbo. I love the pure whiteness of the cover…so fresh. I took these using my 50 mm f1.4 nearly wide open.

La Mère et sa Fille

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It’s no secret that when it comes to portraits, I especially love to photograph women. I really appreciate characteristic beauty unique to each and every one of us. Lately, I’ve been into Mother/Daughter portraits. They strike an emotional chord, and they’re fun at the same time. There is no doubt, in my books, that the best … Continue reading