Tuesday 27 November 2012

Layered Lion

This one is part of a series of Acrylic Smears I have produced recently. The idea is to shield the photographic image behind an acrylic curtain, a protective film that gives the printed image its strange and not altogether unattractive final characteristics.

Friday 16 November 2012

Portrait of Olivier Jean Robert, Photographer, San Francisco, California

I seem to remember and it must have been 1990 when Olivier and Lee lived just around the corner from the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, on MacAllister Street. Black cloth and a window was all that was needed. As times passes even faster than previously experienced I remain for ever grateful to the images that I shot in those days when my life was in a constant flow as I searched for images to be recorded for posterity.

Friday 2 November 2012

Dark Moonlight

Madrid, the Equestrian Past

In the Garden at Rodin's House, Paris

Some photographs take me back to a time in which I wanted more than anything to become a photographer. Life has taken me there and, nowadays, far from such long gone longings I still take refuge on the images of my past.
Taking a retrospective gaze to much of what I endow relevance, in my work, has the look of those movies seen and dreamt about during my years of secondary school.

By Jack Peilow, ten years had passed since...

This shot was part of a series that young Jack did at the time and was entirely related to beards.  Jack went around town asking men to pose...