I have written about my desire to get more personal connection in my photographs. This project by John Delaney inspires me.
(Click Here) to see more on Elizabeth Avedon's site.
I did a one-day Digital Photo Academy (DPA) photo workshop in Hoboken, New Jersey with Rick Gerrity.
(Click Here) to get to know Rick, a great photographer and instructor.
(Click Here) to find out about DPA. They have workshops in most major US cities, are easy to work with, and can really add to a brief trip to a new city.
Anyway, my real point is that while I had a great time walking Hoboken and shooting with Rick, I didn't get much human connection with my subjects. Here are some examples:
Now, to be fair to myself, I'm sure John didn't get these on his first afternoon walk through Hoboken.
So, I'm not putting down my own work; in fact I did much better connecting on a subsequent trip into Harlem. But, I am inspired to get more connection. More connection. More connection.