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On photography, writing and why we do what we do.

Tonight I watched a documentary on photographer Sally Mann. I was surprised to discover that I share the same insecurities with this well known and established artist. It seems that artists create from within their own consciousness and at the same time yearn for the affirmation of others. In the course of filming the documentary one of her shows is canceled by the gallery. He is devastated. In her struggle to come to terms with her disappointment she concludes that they canceled her show because it wouldn’t make the gallery any money. She concedes that she knew for her first photograph that her exhibit wouldn’t make money, but she still had to explore her subject anyway. Her art was more for her journey than for public consumption. Continue reading

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Taking the plunge

After nearly a week of procrastination I finally submitted my work to a literary agent. That in itself means very little. Submitting to an agent doesn’t mean I’ll be published. It doesn’t even mean that they’ll pick me up as … Continue reading

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