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  • Contact Sheet

    Blog Author David Gremp & Richard Newman

    Contact Sheet ties us together as a community because it puts the work of the membership physically in front of us. There is no waiting for an Internet connection or the solar cells to feed the batteries enough to power up the computer. It’s there in front of us and it demands our engagement.

  • Well, That's Done!

    Blog Author Richard Newman

    I feel that in any artist’s early development there is a period when outright copying and imitating the work of a hero is fair game. But, when it comes time to create our own body of work, it is important to know when a piece of art is done.

  • Building a Photographic Library . . . Revisited

    Blog Author David Gremp

    I have been infatuated with and addicted to photo books for over 40 years....I’ve always felt that possessing them and sharing them was significantly important to my development and continued passion for photography. And, it makes me wonder if they are still an important part of photographers’ lives today.

  • Ansel

    Blog Author Richard Newman

    We all know him for his photographs, but Ansel Adams was also a teacher, mentor and writer of the highest order.

  • Unfinished Business: True Confessions of a Bibliophile

    Blog Author David Gremp

    Without any real incentive or motivation other than my own initiative (and guilt) and without any responsibilities other than my own personal gratification, I’ve trudged through hundreds upon hundreds of books—mostly fiction—and finished them all . . . with the exception of 5 books . . .

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