Author Archives: ryan

And… I’m back.

So I got laid off a few weeks ago, right? Which meant I had a bit more time on my hands, so I’m like “Hey, let’s start a blog.” Then a week after that my son’s summer school ended, and … Continue reading

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Hybrid Workflow, Part Two: Acquisitions

Before starting, here are the links to the previous posts in this series: Photography and Me: A (relatively) Brief History Hybrid Workflow, Part One: Rationalizations So we left off last time with my deciding to get implement a hybrid workflow. … Continue reading

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HIS HERO IS GONE

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SINCE BY MAN

Earlier this year, we stumbled on a box of old prints that I had done in college. It’s by no means complete; I know there’s a ton of stuff still missing (maybe at my parents’ house?) in terms of prints … Continue reading

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Hybrid Workflow, Part One: Rationalizations

So you’ve read my biography, at least as far as photography is concerned. If not, I’ll condense 1600 words into a short sentence: I’m a dyed-in-the-wool film guy who, after a few years of wandering the digital wilderness, has returned to … Continue reading

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Photography and Me: A (relatively) Brief History

What follows is my history as a photographer, such as it is. Consider yourself warned: what follows is some seriously self-involved shit. This is a prelude to my upcoming series of posts about transitioning to a hybrid workflow. I’ve been … Continue reading

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THE PEOPLE OF CLOUDS

Matt Black is an amazing documentary photographer. Above you’ll see the Kickstarter video of his ongoing project titled The People of Clouds, which he’s currently raising funds to complete. His photography mainly deals with the migrant laborers in his native … Continue reading

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City of Shadows: Sydney Police Photographs, 1912–1948

The other day I posted some work by Alexey Titarenko from a project called City of Shadows. Well, there’s also a completely unrelated book of the same name that has some amazing police photography from early-20th century Sydney, Australia. I’ve … Continue reading

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Grand Royal vs. The Nuge

Once upon a time, the Beastie Boys ran their own record label called Grand Royal. Aside from their own releases, they released stuff by people like Bis (who did the awesome Power Puff Girls theme song), Money Mark, Luscious Jackson, … Continue reading

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Alexey Titarenko: Art et la Maniere

My first real connection with street photography came from Robert Frank’s book The Americans, which I was exposed to as an impressionable student in art school. Despite the fact that it’s totally one of those books that you get into … Continue reading

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