Mining the archive September 2018 I

Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli
Basilica di Santa Maria in Aracoeli  July 2004

I am currently transitioning my workflow from Aperture to Lightroom, for a variety of technical reasons.

During this process I am rediscovering images that I have always felt had some merit. This image made from the top of a moving tourist bus has always intrigued me, because it was a fast reaction snap, and because of how the lighting and composition have come together. I would have most likely aimed recklessly in the direction of the buildings not sure of what I was going to capture and pressed the shutter hoping for the best.

The resulting image is quite eye gabbing as a consequence. It is one of two I made that day in similar circumstances.

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Bill Cunningham [Unpublished Photos]

Bill Cunningham was a New York Based, bicycle riding street and Fashion Photographer, who worked for the New York Times from 1978 till his death  in 2016. He was somewhat of cult figure in photography circles, there was even a documentary made of him in his final years. Today the New York Times have published… Continue reading Bill Cunningham [Unpublished Photos]