Monthly Archives: January 2011

Buddy Guy in January!

Another month of Buddy Guy shows is in the books. 16 shows in 27 days, each show over 2 hours long. I was talking to Buddy before the first show and he was telling me that based on the fact … Continue reading

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Vivian Maier

For the last few months I have been immersed in one of the strangest projects in my lifetime. I have come in contact with two guys who have acquired a large quantity of negatives originally belonging to a reclusive photographer … Continue reading

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A couple of stories about money

Just read that the four major record companies in Canada had to pay 45 million dollars to settle a class action suit brought because at one point they just decided not to pay the artists that they were licensing songs … Continue reading

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Let’s start shooting better pictures!!!

A couple of days ago someone sent me an email that was sent out to contributors of a major photo agency. I am printing it here but deleting the name of the agency to protect the innocent!! It concerns the … Continue reading

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Was Not Was

In 1988, my friend Francis at Chrysalis Records asked me to travel to Detroit to photograph one of her new bands. It was a half Jewish, half black soul funk band called Was Not Was. I met them in Greektown … Continue reading

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