I exit the supermarket at dusk and there it is, beckoning me. Long have I wanted to give you a special gift, but haven't found it, until now, this jewel sliver of divine light, perfectly suspended in the deep blue early night sky.
To be on set with this highly-regarded actor was an opportunity I relished. His steely gaze and focus were intense -- his gestures and phrases carried power and precision that naturally commanded respect.
Machete himself, legendary actor Danny Trejo, stops by the What's Trending studio to chat about raising money for his Snap Shot film on, the three Bs of fantastic filmmaking, and the future of his Machete films.
Not many people can claim to have won an Oscar, seven Emmys, written five bestsellers, travelled the world, been to the brink of collapse and reinvented themselves and, most famously, spent years photographing the enigma that was Marilyn Monroe.
In the case of Mick Rock, the roles of "star" and "photographer" are not so clearly defined. Mick's is a continued and unparalleled talent for shooting musicians -- a talent which can now be witnessed firsthand at the W downtown.
Shannon Richardson's rich monochrome photos are not only cinematic in their drama and atmosphere but also in their storytelling. It's difficult to see one of Shannon's photos and not find yourself drawn into the frame, wanting to know more about the people or the place.
You can't recreate a wedding, or any of the moments within it. It's the ultimate documentary assignment and your photographer, whoever they turn out to be, only has one shot. Less presence is more when it comes to photography.