Another couple shots from my ongoing “year in walls” series. One is from the handycam, the other from the new Canon. A friend’s office faces the back wall of the New Museum in Manhattan. I love looking at the strange quantization problems of an image shot with a consumer-grade lens, through a window, through a […]
I love how a color can stretch its boundaries when it interacts with factors like age and light. This garage read as black to the eye, but the camera sees the shadows of the garage as blacker than the garage itself. And what about the sign advertising its price? And the black cars inside?
After an earlier doc piece, lead singer DJ McNanny and I collaborated on what became a pet project â€” shooting footage from time to time vaguely in service of a music video. In between, we ended up with a branded song, or an ad for a music video, or a two-minute thingy (technical term) that […]
This year, in the interest of improving my quality of life, I decided to subscribe to the weekend edition of the New York Times. The delivery is split over two days and contains all of the items that are available on the newstand edition of the sunday paper. On saturday the Magazine (my favorite publication […]
This piece was shot over the course of a day on the streets of Brooklyn and Queens. It felt like no block went unexplored. On the day we shot the JMZ train was unexpectedly out of service. Not even our crack production team could get the MTA to roll a train over the bridge. So […]
Joe told me he was a former intern in photojournalism programs at the Washington Post and George Washington University. His main gig’s with the Navy now: intelligence, counter-terrorism. With the olympics coming to New York this year, the field is in demand, you know? A lot of people ask him about the stylish beard. Two […]
When people who are from New York casually claim to have seen it all, it is something they are mostly right about. For those of us non-natives who live here, there is no casualness to the claim; the most bizarre things are simply part of the mix, but we notice them.
I think my best skill as an architect is the achievement of hand-to-eye coordination; I am able to transfer a sketch into a model into the building. -Frank Gehry from arcspace There is a magic inside of creativity that inspires long after we get beneath the veil. Right now, in the case of Frank Gehry’s […]