Besides the Obvious

Besides the Obvious

         ©Mark Reierson Sometimes all it takes is something small to alter the way you see things in a big way. Ward Rosin introduced me to a photography app called Contrast by Hornbeck. This app does basically one thing — it visualizes the world in a super high...
A Walker In His Shoes

A Walker In His Shoes

In my last essay, I spoke about being influenced by those photographers who came before us. In these past few months, my visual journey has been temporarily co-opted by Walker Evans. Since Ward Rosin suggested we do an in-depth dive into his work on my Street Shots...
Just Passing Through

Just Passing Through

This essay was originally published on my site at usuallydave.com. Enjoy and all the best, Dave. Walking the streets, the shadows stirred. Though there was evidence of life, it felt sparse. Rather than bustling with people, the streets were now filled with nothing but...
Retaining My Creative Vision When Traveling

Retaining My Creative Vision When Traveling

Museo ex Convento Dieguino and Jardín de la Unión, Guanajuato City, Mexico© Ward Rosin Photography I freely admit it. I’m not much of a globetrotter. Sure, we’ve taken the kids to Disney theme parks and went on a Caribbean cruise a few years ago. Over the...
I See and I Remember

I See and I Remember

I was born and raised in New York City. I grew up amongst the skyscraper valleys and the grimy streets and the rushing crowds. The noise. The crowds. The dirt. Oh, and the light. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve noticed the light in the city. There are times when the...
Evidence of Man

Evidence of Man

While I enjoy photographing a wide variety of subjects, most people would probably see my love of nature running through the large majority of my work. Being out in nature, both with and without a camera, is my version of therapy. It’s a place that calms and centers...