Theatrical Boredom…

It’s been said boredom always precedes a period of great creativity, perhaps the sculptor caught an apparently dozing Molière just prior to a burst of great inspiration ! Known by the stage name Molière, Jan-Baptista Poquelin (1622-1673),  was a French playwright, actor, and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in French and worldContinue reading “Theatrical Boredom…”

Stormy day on Brighton Pier.

Brighton Palace Pier emanates an old fashioned British seaside charm even in the midst of wild, wet, windy weather – and despite the climate remains popular, with over four million visitors per year (in normal times). Since opening in 1899, the pier has been featured in many works of British culture, including the gangster thrillerContinue reading “Stormy day on Brighton Pier.”

Solitude

In 2007 I ran my first workshop in a tiny village called Cruzy in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. During the late afternoon I’d get the participants to explore the village entirely on their own with the criteria of photographing their impression of the community, carefully considering each shot and keeping to as few shotsContinue reading “Solitude”