• Perfectly Banal

    William Eggleston

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    Mary Ellen Mark

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    Saul Leiter

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  • Serial Conversationalist

    I AM ENDLESSLY CURIOUS ABOUT THE PROCESS OF CREATIVITY. I PAINT, WRITE, TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS AND HAVE LONG FORM CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE ABOUT WHY THEY DO WHAT THEY DO.

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Robin Wight

Five For Friday #119

“Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.” – John Cleese Robin Wight was inspired to create these fantastical wire fairy sculptures after trying out a new camera in his garden. He saw what appeared to be a figure in the tree. Although he knew it was a trick of the light […]

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Five For Friday #118

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” – Joseph Chilton Pearce In 2012, while volunteering in Bulgaria for the the A21 Campaign, a nonprofit which aims to prevent human trafficking around the world, Tanner Wendell Stewart had an exchange which would change his life. After photographing a baby in […]

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The Golden Age: Woodkid

One of the things I love about doing On Taking Pictures every week – beyond the fact that it’s cheaper than therapy – is reading the emails from listeners. Often they (you) write in to comment on particular episodes, but an increasing number of them are suggestions for our weekly Photographer of the Week. However, […]

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Process Driven 01: Dalton Campbell

After his business imploded, Dalton Campbell decided he needed a change. He sold everything he owned, packed a single backpack of clothes and essentials, grabbed his camera and left for Europe without any sort of agenda, other than to take photographs until the money ran out. His three-month trip took him to Portugal, Spain, Belgium […]

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Five For Friday #117

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” – Vincent van Gogh Tales from Japan is a beautiful series of photographs by artist Reylia Slaby. While she was born and raised in […]

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Living The Long Game

Like many people trying to live a creative life – whatever that means – and trying to reconcile who I am with what I do, I often find myself neck-deep in The Sea of What Does It All Mean. Sometimes I’m only there for a few hours, but I have also spent weeks or months […]

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