These same photographers complain that people don't value their work -- that they aren't willing to pay their rate when they do decide to charge. Yet they continue to do shoots for free to gain "exposure", only to attract more people who are only interested in free work. Where does it end?
"I am blue, the colour blue for that paves way for communication -- an intangible element that works for most of us associated with the shooting world," expounds this lensman who ties a perfect knot of his red Pumas.
Photographs are beyond "memory-keepers" for me. I believe that they are powerful tools. It can reveal secrets, share a story, forge an opinion, bind people and, to some extent, change the world all through simple perception.
It was one of those puff-piece New York Post assignments that landed in my lap once in a while back in the day, and that was fine by me -- no crime, no chalk outlines on the street, no survivors to interview.