Wednesday, October 29, 2014

What to do? What to do?

For a project I've been working on, I have to edit a collection of thousands of images down to twenty that will tell the story well. Incredibly difficult because I really love so many of them.  In the past I've done major edits down to about fifty or so images and then asked people I trust to have a say. But being able to do the selections alone and independently is really essential, so I struggle on. It may not be my twenty  most favorite images, but the series will certainly tell the story.

In the meantime, I've been trying to get out and shoot unrelated stuff just to clear my mind. On Monday I took a walk through the Lower East Side and Chinatown. The weather was beautiful, but way too sunny. Very harsh contrasts, even in late afternoon. Winter light is so much more forgiving. But we work with whatever G-d gives us, eh?

So, here's the stuff: