Learning from Photographers

Learning from Photographers

What I've learned about photography and life from award-winning photographer Kurt Weston In 2005, I came across an award-winning photograph posted online. It was called "The Last Light" and featured a man with a drawn face and ghostly eyes. He was sitting in a chair with his back at a tall window. He appeared as [...]

Ask a Photographer

Ask a Photographer

Interviewing photographers

Virtual Pride 2020

Virtual Pride 2020

How to celebrate global Pride 2020 on Saturday, June 27 The first Pride was a march, and took place fifty years ago, in 1970. This June, in 2020, because of Covid-19, we have no choice but to celebrate half a century of Pride through global virtual Pride events happening all day, on Saturday, June27. But [...]

Hand Portraits in Black & White

Hand Portraits in Black & White

Hand (Self-)Portraits: On the Visual Language of Hand Gesture Captured in Black and White

LGBTQ+ History Month: Photographing Activists

LGBTQ+ History Month: Photographing Activists

Photographing activists. Stories of activism told in words and images.

Summer Highlights

Summer Highlights

My Summer (so far) Summer is my favorite season, but this summer season has been different, for many reasons. For now let's look at the brighter side: photographed Brooklyn Pride, the only twilight Pride in the city https://www.instagram.com/p/BzJQTa2nEXl/ Attended the launch party of What Is 21st Century Liberation broasheet, event hosted by Visual AIDS Artist, [...]

No Boundaries: On the Set of Ron B’s Show

On the set of Ron B's show, No Boundaries: Up Close and Personal, at MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)   "Just call me Ron B," the out trans actor, activist and Tina Turner impersonator once told me, back in 2008, when I first interviewed her after meeting her at a World AIDS Day 2007 event. Who's [...]