Category Archives: nudes

04/13/14: brittany de grofft

The morning before my shoot with Brittany DeGrofft I had intense daydreams about the pictures that might happen that afternoon. I couldn’t control my thoughts. I didn’t see any specific images… only blurs of wonder! The previous evening I also … Continue reading

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02/27/15 – boston ballet: freedom/rebirth/love

PLEASE DO NOT COPY OR SHARE ANY PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE BOSTON BALLET PHOTO ESSAY. THANK YOU. PBG It’s been months now since I photographed Boston Ballet’s dress rehearsal of Jiri Kylian’s Bella Figura. The photographs (along with several essays written … Continue reading

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01/09/14: balthus & me: muses and cats

Preface: As an artist it can be a scary thing, pushing conventional boundaries. Manet’s Olympia caused a scandal in 1865 Paris. The painting still elicits discussion to this day, so important PBS did a documentary on the painting and the … Continue reading

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06/10/13: gordon munro studio

I doubt I’d be here right now if it wasn’t for Gordon Munro. In early 1979 I was going through a difficult transition period in my career. I had moved to New York City in August, 1976, planning on living … Continue reading

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twins: marsha reina feinberg

Twins. I don’t mean the genetic type. I’m talking about emotional twins. Two people, when they meet, can’t get enough of each other and after a few days, act as if they’ve known each other for years. They understand each … Continue reading

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moods and muses: 03/07/12

I hadn’t been in a great mood for several days. Instead of going to a friend’s fun party on Sunday I did a self-portrait to record my mood. Melancholy days don’t happen very often in my life. I was having … Continue reading

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stripper project: 01/24/12

I first began photographing exotic dancers, or who most people call strippers, on June 21st, 1996, at a small club called Stargarden in North Hollywood. A fitness model friend named Patti danced there a few nights a week.. One night … Continue reading

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anita teresa and the mirror project. 12/11/11

I know the day my mirror project formally started (with Zarina & Erin) but it’s hard to say exactly where the use of reflections in my photography began. Of course, over the forty plus years I’ve been taking pictures, I’ve … Continue reading

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