While I wouldn't recommend hiring this guy to do the job, the fact is, sometimes, it makes sense to invest in professional photos of yourself. Here's how I did it. (Photo by Max Sat)
Mother/daughter artist duo Sarah and Rosalind Bloom have a fabulous joint show called Reclamations at the da Vinci Art Alliance in Philadelphia.
I love Sarah because she is devoid of bullshit ("I come from a long line of people with no filters," is how she puts it) and because she is one of the gentlest, most loving souls I've ever met. She is also a phenomenal photographer; she gets a lot of attention for her self portraits, a number of which are nude, but is also transcendent in her ability to capture other people's essence on camera (her photos of my daughter take my breath away). Sarah has seen some shit in her life, but she still gets excited by ice cream, and her latest photo series, where she overlays textures and images over her self-portraits, is truly exquisite -- click through to see a slideshow and to learn more about this phenomenal woman and artist.
A random gathering of things I saw around town this week...
I found this on Flickr and fell in love. The photographer is Blazej Mrozinski, and he shares this story about capturing this photo: "Yesterday I went to Cracow (just for a day) and while enjoying spring by walking around the old city centre I met this fine gentleman. On a pretty crowded corner he kept … Continue reading Accordian Man