I am so happy to announce that an article has been published MIRROR about me and my art! It really feels nice to know that my work is reaching others and taken seriously. Thank you MIRROR for the wonderful article. Nicole Small – “One on One Art” The artist Nicole Small – “One on One Art” makes us know some of His photos: a fair exchange between photographer and subject, in a climate of extreme truth…read more here.
It has been a while since I have gone out and about on the streets of Montreal at night. I really have to do this more often. I chose to use my Nikon F100 for this self challenge because I find it perfect in situations where movement is quick and all around me.
Coming into a new field of dreams, a new output and new frame of mind with a focus on my own true objectives. Why do I enjoy photographing people when the opportunity sets itself before me? I love emotion. Emotions are powerful and meaningful and they remind me of our own human reality. Fear, happiness, anger, joy, surprise, strength, weakness, pain, sadness, excitement and all emotions in between..they are beautiful, they are real. They are all part of what defines […]
I have posted this project before … I am posting this again! In 2014 I had the idea of starting a project with people who were following my personal blog. “The telephone Tag Project” Just as in the game telephone tag, a word or phrase gets passed on from one person to the next but in this case it will be a photograph created by you. So how do we begin? For those who are interested, send me […]
The last few weekends I have been traveling out on the road visiting different areas of Montreal. I have never been one to really photograph landscapes but I have come to really enjoy it. I decided to walk about with my 4×5 pinhole camera and my Minolta XD. I received 3 rolls of expired Agfa APX 100 film for Christmas, it is a film I love to use. Here is one of my favorites so far photographed with my Minolta XD:
Coreen Simpson Coreen Simpson is best known for her striking, fashionable portraits of African-American New York City nightlife and B-boys/B-girls during the 1980s. “When I was growing up in Brooklyn I remember seeing a black man on Pacific street wearing an orange suit and everybody stopped,” she recalled in an interview with The Fader. “I never forgot that. He looked like a god. This was in the ’50s. That was a transcendent moment for me. He seemed to be moving […]
Roy DeCarava Roy DeCarava (December 9, 1919 – October 27, 2009) was an American painter and photographer who resided in New York City. DeCarava was initially known for his early work chronicling the lives of African Americans and jazz artists in Harlem. DeCarava came to be known as a founder of fine art black and white photography separate from the “social documentary” style of his predecessors. DeCarava produced five books, including The Sound I Saw and The Sweet Flypaper of […]
Carrie Mae Weems Carrie Mae Weems (born April 20, 1953) is an American artist who works with text, fabric, audio, digital images, and installation video but is best known for her work in the field of photography. Her award-winning photographs, films, and videos have been displayed in over 50 exhibitions in the United States and abroad and focus on serious issues that face African Americans today, such as racism, gender relations, politics, and personal identity. She has said, “Let me say […]
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