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Regularly updated, this collection consists of content that is more blog-like in form,
with a less structured approach. 
A little bit of this, a little bit of that.

 
 

Blurred Headshots

An aspect of photography that I am drawn to, as you can see in my first Edition, is the action shot—where a subject is slightly blurred, and the grain is noticeable. This was born out of my appreciation of the work of Jacques Henri Lartigue, the French photographer whose book of photos, Diary of a Century, permanently sits on my desk. His technique always seemed to barely and effortlessly capture compelling moments.

In the following sketches, I wanted to try and push that aesthetic. I started by lifting the Polaroid headshots of some of the world's most recognizable fashion models, before they were famous, and move them to the limits of recognizability. You can see who's-who by rolling over each image; if you click on the image, it will link out to the original photo. Bonus points if you know who they are beforehand (though one is easy).

 

Miranda Kerr

 
 
 

Adrianna Lima

 
 
 

What Is: A Good Blog Comment?

I was reading the comments to a blog post on a lowbrow website, for some reason, and was genuinely delighted after I read this one:

I record and watch Jeopardy every night and my friends tell me it's a weird, serial killer-type move. Well, if learning new facts is wrong, I'll take "I Don't Want To Be Right" for $600, Alex! Haha I'm going through a really bad breakup.

 
 
 

Tabloid History

As an art project a while back, I wanted to do a few mixed media pieces where I combined centuries-old paintings of historical figures with splashy tabloid headlines of today. The headlines would be akin to the ridiculous New York Post ones in describing a moment in the subject's life. Time passed and life intervened to the point where these only exist in the test pieces I did to see if they would work. I thought they came out great, so I am going to post them here for your enjoyment.

 
 
 

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As I was walking down Waverly Street, in the West Village, I saw a Federal Express delivery man leave a building and hold the door for a UPS delivery man, whose hands were full with packages to be delivered.

It was very touching.