Author: Cliff

  • The Visual Storyteller – A Philosophical Rant

      The Visual Storyteller podcast discusses the inspiration and philosophical perspective of being a documentary photographer and why today’s photographers should look to the masters of the genre’ for inspiration.

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  • The Influence of William Albert Allard

    I’m beginning to see the subtle influences viewing the work of @williamalbertallard in his seminal book “The Photographic Essay”. Allard’s selected work enclosed in this book forever changed the way I see color as a documentary photographer. The use of slow ISO Kodachrome with Leica Rangefinders and wide open apertures in marginal lighting conditions really […]

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  • The Visual Storyteller Podcast Episode One – Welcome

    So here I go dipping my toe into the waters of podcasting. The premise?  A podcast dedicated to documenting the human experience of local communities and families from a visual storytelling perspective. I’m a visual storyteller, but the ability to impart information in other mediums has a place for visual content creators like myself.  So […]

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  • Community Visual Journalism is needed now more than ever

    “…you don’t have to travel across the globe to experience new things. Your own backyard is the farthest place away to someone else on the other side of the world.” ~Joey L – Photographer I’m reiterating this again… Yes, it’s been awhile since I posted last – As David Hobby has said: I don’t want […]

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  • Documenting Your Own Back Yard

    “…you don’t have to travel across the globe to experience new things. Your own backyard is the farthest place away to someone else on the other side of the world.” ~Joey L – Photographer Photo by Joey L As a self trained photojournalist and editorial photographer, I’ve been privy to many of my colleagues lamenting/believing […]

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