Archive for July, 2012
To say that I’ve been enjoying the Night Market project this summer is probably an understatement. The mentor pointed out to me last week that I am sufficiently distracted by the food opportunities that I am not over-thinking while photographing. Apparently this is resulting in some good photographs. Apparently. While there may be some truth to that observation, there is one aspect I am struggling with and that is photographing the market while it is still daylight. I still can’t quite get my head around what to photograph and how to photograph it so that it fits into the story. Good thing I have two more months to figure it out, replete with food temptations (Click on the image to view it full-sized.)
The work on updating my website is now complete. I think I just might celebrate this weekend with some mini donuts at the Richmond Night Market. This moment is a far cry from the first time I visited the market and saw the mini donut truck–see my Tumblr blog. Visiting the market week after week has given me the opportunity to work hard at getting the right content for my project. My images are improving. They are finding focus and I hope to be able to share something special with you at the end of the summer.
This was the view as I departed from Port Townsend following ART and a week working with half of the Rear Curtain crew, Ray Ketcham and Stuart Sipahigil. PT is a magical place where I feel more at home than I have anywhere else. Read More