Sorry I Took Your Home

Continuing on the color theme, Audrey Louise Reynolds shares with The Selby (my favorite) how she uses colors from natural finds for her fabric designs. Anyone stirring a big pot over a bonfire gets my applause, even if they do take a crab’s home once in a while. Todd does a perfect job in his…

Field Trip!

Yesterday, Jamie Williams and I arranged for a private print study session at The University of Arizona’s Center for Creative Photography. We selected a box of gelatin silver prints by Dorothea Lange, and a Magnum group portfolio. This image was one of my favorites of the whole lot we viewed, about 50 in all, with…

The Reinvention of Stephanie Diani

About eight months ago, Los Angeles-based photographer Stephanie Diani hired me for one of my super-duper Comprehensive Brand Reinvention Consultations. Stephanie’s portfolio was solid. Her notable list of clients and awards told me she was established. But now, Stephanie was ready to kick her profile up several notches. We made a plan! To begin, I wanted…

If you judge, investigate

From: Jain Lemos Sent: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 11:24 AM To: Edgar Martins Subject: Edgar, are you releasing a statement re NYT images? Hi Edgar, Well, it’s a super long shot, but I thought perhaps you might respond to me on the record about what happened with the NYT Magazine pulling your images of the…

Assignment Day!

It is so splendid to receive great news as I just did from Dr. Susan K. McConnell, photographer and Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University: Dear Jain: Yesterday I spoke with the senior photography editor at [a nationally prominent] magazine and I now have an official, contract-bound, paid-up-front honest-to-God assignment for the story…