17-07-28 Broken Window

If they want it they can take it, they don’t need no reason why
If they want it they can take it, they don’t need no reason why
The night they took you from me I saw the broken window and I cried
@arcadefire #window #broken #trans_lucent#noir #thestateofthenation#timeisnotonourside #thenorthremembers#winteriscoming #notrump #resist#bhportdev #nycprimeshot #resourcemag#newyorkcityphotographer#blackandwhitephotography#nycphotographer #nyclife “He #loves to #hear/ That #unicorns may be #betrayedby#trees/ And #bears with #glasses ” William Shakespeare

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17-06-24 A New World (Trans_Lucent 1611)

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Transient is the weekly photo challenge. Much of my work over the past 18 months has dealt with transition in various ways. This image is titled “A New World (Trans_Lucent 1611)

It has been accepted into The Griffin Museum’s 23rd Juried Show which will be running from July 6 to September 1. I am in company of a number of very talented artists:

Anne-Laure Autin, Zeren Badar, Hannah Bates, Clare Benson, Richard Boutwell, Alexandra Broches, Robert Calafiore, Lauren Ceike, Rebecca Clark, Lisa Cohen, Virgil DiBiase, Kev Filmore, Randi Freundlich, Preston Gannaway, Randi Ganulin, Amy Giese, Leonard Greco, Joe Greene, Frank Hamrick, Robert Johnson, Gregory Jundanian, Brian Kaplan, David Kelly, Richard Kent, Barbara Kyne, Emily Hamilton Laux, Susan Lirakis, Joshua Littlefield, Ward Long, Joyce P. Lopez, Molly McCall, Alyssa Minahan, Astrid Reischwitz, Suzanne Revy, Amy Rindskopf, Michelle Rogers Pritzl, Charles Rozier, Claudia Ruiz-Gustafson, Joshua Sarinana, Michael Seif, Wendy Seller, Karen Sparacio, Tema Stauffer, John Steck Jr., Robert Sulkin, Jane Szabo, Jerry Takigawa, Sal Taylor Kydd, David Underwood, Claire A. Warden, David Weinberg, Nina Weinberg Doran, Stuart Zaro, Ryan Zoghlin, Mary Zompetti.

Special Thanks to Sugarhill Works for making a truly extraordinary print for me.

17-01-03 Trans_Lucent Dreams

“Everybody is wrong about everything, just about all the time.” – Chuck Klosterman
“I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts.” – Mark Twain

I am always extremely impressed with those definitive people who can say with confidence on January 1st that: “this was my best/favorite work of the past year.”

I seem to always feel: “Well, yes, that is true today but how about next month? Or next week? Or tomorrow? I will have changed by then. So, I expect my opinion will as well.”

Pretty wishy-washy, I guess.

Anyhow, a few of my favorite images made in 2016 from my project “Trans_Lucent”  as of 1/3/17 at 9:00 am…

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16-09-27 Trans_Lucent 8 (Yes, but edition)

I am deep into a very personal project that I am calling (at least for now) Trans_Lucent. I finally got to work on it a bit in the last week. Much is focused on in-Camera double exposures (not all but much) and I added a piece last week.

You can see the whole current first draft (or maybe first several chapters) on my webpage at Transitory.

A transition…

I have been gone awhile. I don’t think one is supposed to complain when one is getting too much work to post on WordPress but… complain I might…but I won’t.

It was source of great amusement to several people the other day, that I frequently say “yes, but”…

It is true, I do…but, so what?

I could also complain about being the meat and cheese in the sandwich but I share that with too many folks of my age and it is boring (sad but…boring.)

In any case, here is the latest addition to my work.

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16-08-15 WPC: Fun (Hudson River Edition)

RSJohnson_1608141608149938Last night we took a sunset journey down the Hudson to the Statue of Liberty aboard the Schooner America 2.0 run by Classic Harbor Line. Some thunder, a little rain and a great deal cooler than the 94 degrees (heat index 107) that it was on shore.

Fun? Indeed it was.

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