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This New York photo blog began before the word BLOG was coined.  At least that’s how I remember it.  The year was 1999. I called it an online journal and it was inspired by Edward Weston’s daybooks. There were a number of us photogs who took early to the web; and found that by keeping a photo journal (as we called them) we could connect with our collectors and customers.

Of course before blogs, journals were usually written in private and maybe published when finished.  The real-time blog is different.  You are practically reading this as soon as I post it.

I discovered that it’s one thing to  write your memoirs in private, and another to splash them all over in public in realtime.


Pictures sometimes take on a new context - as the external world changes around them. In fact, what were once snapshots, given enough time, become archival material. Clues to our past. Well, anyway, one the earliest...

I cut the cable plug (yet again) because the only two channels I got it for SNY (Mets) and some important news channels.  I wanted to know the instant that the latest corrupt official had...

  Yes, it's a weakness of mine.  I don't much like looking at photographs in a museum.  Never have.  I find the onlookers way more interesting.  I don't feel the same about paintings.  I love to...