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Is It Real?

“I like my pictures to look exactly like the real scene I was looking at.” The Assembly Line Portrait Photographer says as she shows me a picture on her laptop of an alligator. “I don’t like using Photoshop.” “So you mean this alligator was really 13 inches wide and a few millimeters thick and lived […]

Do What You Love

“I’ve got another job.”  The Passer says. “I’m going to be a Corrections Officer.” “You mean like a Prison Guard?” I say and try to imagine the slightly pudgy, fairly short man in front of me as a prison guard. “It’s a good job and the pay is good.” “Well, good luck with that.” Over […]

I Worked With Karsh ~He Says

“And Ansel Adams, and I spent a bit of time with Avedon before he took himself so seriously.” The bald and slightly round Assembly Line Portrait Photographer says as he fiddles with the shutter of a Hasselblad. “Really?” I say, not believing a word of it. “Yes, really.” He says and gives me a level […]