While Texas was bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Harvey and Donald Trump was about to pardon former sheriff Joe Arpaio I was in Vermont photographing the Connecticut River. Far less newsworthy I admit but nevertheless big in my world. It was quite a day with two distinct parts to it.
Photographing While Traveling
I've written around this before, the idea of making good pictures while traveling. Very hard to do, this thing of making substantive work from first impression. I know firsthand, as I have a lot of experience in making many bad pictures on all kinds of travel.
What? When confronted with the amazing landscape of Iceland I am not going to point a camera at it?
Garbage In/Garbage Out
As I wind down a couple of weeks in Iceland, the first week teaching and the second in a rented car on the eastern and southern ring road of the huge island I can't help but reflect on a whole career of road trips in various countries, driving, photo-graphing, each night in different lodgings, day after day.