Dark Coffee…

As mentioned previously, I’m participating in a photo contest organized by Duke’s Lilly Library.  This time, I recreated a photo from the Academics archive: “Hard at Work.” (1957) For this photo, I asked my friend Germain (yes, Joe and Ned in our Joe&Nancy Mysteries web series!) to be my model. We kept the “from above” … Continue reading Dark Coffee…

My First Contact Sheet…

The first time I heard about contact sheets was last semester in my History of Photography class. We talked about Dorothea Lange and her photos for the Resettlement Administration in the 1930s. Specifically, we were analyzing her most famous picture -“Migrant Mother,” that celebrated portrait of a hopeless unprivileged mother and her defenseless children. Our … Continue reading My First Contact Sheet…