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Celebrating My Birthday and My First 10 Years As a Photographer: Part 1
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Celebrating My Birthday and My First 10 Years As a Photographer: Part 1

Although I do not know the exact date of when I took my first photograph, I do however recognize this photo above as the moment I began my personal relationship with photography. As I turn 26-years-old today, I realize that I have been photographing my life's journey for the past 10 years. While not much in comparison to other photographers I have encounter and read about, it is nevertheless a milestone worthy of...

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The Blogs I Read
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The Blogs I Read

[caption id="attachment_975" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A pretzel cart outside the MOMA.[/caption] As the saying goes, "No man is an island".  And thus, in order to grow as a photographer, a photographer must have sources of inspiration to draw from in order to understand the state of his or her craft. Over the past year or two I have been reading several blogs in order to keep my mind connected to the changing...

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"You Don't Take Pictures With Your Eyes, You Take Them With Your Heart." - Adger Cowans.
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"You Don't Take Pictures With Your Eyes, You Take Them With Your Heart." - Adger Cowans.

[caption id="attachment_918" align="aligncenter" width="416"] Adger Cowans, photographer and friend of the late Gordon Parks, discussing the life of his friend for an exhibit being showcased on Parks at the Schomberg Library in Harlem, July 14.[/caption] Last week I went to the Schomberg Library on 138st and Lenox Avenue in New York City to see the exhibit on Gordon Parks, celebrating what would have been Parks' 100th...

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