Michael Pollan’s Talk

Portland Wedding Photographer - February 19, 2008

I decided that I will write some non-photography related stuff here as well. I hope that helps my clients get to know me better as a person as well. Coming from a Mediterranean country, I am a food lover. Recently, I have been reading a lot about where food comes from, and I was surprised how bad the food we eat is. I think the …

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Robert Capa’s Negatives Found!

Portland Wedding Photographer - January 27, 2008

Robert Capa is one of the main reasons I got in to photojournalistic photography. I used to go to Powell’s bookstore and peruse all the photo books. Capa’s work stood out for me (along with Bresson, Doisneau, Brassai). I read with great interest that his long lost negatives are found: (ps. it didn’t ask a login for me, but if it does, use …

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Seattle Photo Challenge

Seattle Photo Challenge was an idea brought to life by Mat Hayward (and Cory Paris). The idea is simple – pick a place, use a 80mm equivalent lens, and in 1-1.5 hours and see what you come up with – no constraints on subjects. So we got together at the Pike Place market and shot away. Frankly I do not shoot with 80mm equivalent for …

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Portland Wedding Photographer - October 4, 2006

One of my friends/clients is featured in the Portland Tribune’s Sustainable Living section: Filming on Bicycle Dan does some interesting stuff, and though it might not be everyone’s cup of tea (though the $10 wine challenge would appeal to many!), he followed his heart and out of a corporate type of job and into filmm aking like I did couple of years ago. I have …

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Soccer Fever!

World Cup is here!!! Best games are ahead! I used to play semi-pro and played some more in Portland but had to give it up to avoid injury. So I have to watch now, but hey, I got my 80 in screen with surround sound, so life is sweet. Too bad it is the busy season too, so not much sleep for me 🙂 Here …

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