Better to lose…?

I entered three images in the 2011 The Rotarian photo contest and …none of them were chosen. Disappointment changed to delight when the editor decided to run a feature story, using two of my three submitted images. What’s the message: Jurors are people — and people are subjective. The juror (Harry Benson) may (or may…

How can you connect with your subject?

Pulitzer-prize winning, NY Times photographer Damon Winter selected my portrait because the photo “showed a quiet grace and a direct and intimate connection between the subject and the photographer.” How did we connect? Initially we chatted about his beautiful home, an old Fes al Bali mansion. Then, I noticed his dog, a cocoa brown Rottweiler,…

2017 Quinte Rotary Music Festival

The Concert of Stars, the Grand Finale of The 49th Annual Quinte Rotary Music Festival, featured diverse presentations by individual performers, the Albert College Band (Belleville), and the V.P. Carswell Public School (Trenton).   Images featured here represent only a few of the talented musicians in the Quinte area.  Five-year-old Isabella Guan, the youngest performer, sang…