Everyone’s got a different story and a different reason for becoming a photographer. What made you get into it? Why do you love photography? You know, asking these kinds of questions is important. Where we start is not always where we end up, and where we end up is not always in the right place. […]
I talk about how Lies, a music video for Nichole Wagner, came together. It was a pretty simple process, really. I put the word out that I was looking to direct and edit a music video for a local singer/songwriter, and Nichole responded right away. Since I’d never worked with her before, we arranged for […]
About ten years ago I began experimenting with repetition in my images. Not finding patterns within a scene, but rather creating patterns out of identical (or nearly identical) individual images. I’ve always been fascinated by good diptychs, triptychs, juxtaposition, or any set of images combined to create meaning or intrigue. Andy Warhol’s work with patterns […]
There are rules, and you can choose to follow them just because you think you’re supposed to. Some photographers will level criticism over composition, color rendition, noise/grain, a turn of the head, intersecting lines… you name it. I used to pay more attention to the rules when I was more concerned with avoiding rejection and […]
This is the sign above Rita’s on Broadway (Upper West Side) in NYC. I took this with my Yashica 35-ME on Kodak Portra 160 color negative film. Question is, why’d I take this photo in the first place? There’s nothing to it; it’s just a snapshot of a sign. Heck, looks like I didn’t even […]
“Butthurt middle aged photographers coming in 3…2…1…” That’s how the thread of comments began under Irene Rudnyk’s recent YouTube posting, Why I Prefer Natural Light Over Flash. Irene’s a young adult who’s making some beautiful images. And she speaks the language of other photographers in her demographic, having already built a following of around 200,000 […]
About Ed Verosky
I’m a photographer and video creator. If you’re interested in working with me, or learning from me, I’d love to hear from you.