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Jay + Jamie Watson • Gleeson Galley, San Francisco

Jay + Jamie Watson • Gleeson Galley, San Francisco

You are invited to a California themed art show by Jay and Jamie Watson at the Gleeson Gallery in San Francisco. The show is a mash up of our favorite things about this place. Opening reception: Saturday, September 8, 2012 4:00pm until 6:00pm Closing: Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:00pm until 2:00pm Directions: Gleeson Gallery – Continue Reading

How To Hang Mounted Photos

How To Hang Mounted Photos

One of the most rewarding experiences in photography comes from receiving a print order. Here are some recent gems that came in this week that were mounted on sintra and gatorboard. Go to the bottom to learn how to hang photos without a frame and without looking like a complete cheapskate by mounting your work. Continue Reading

Interview: Liquid Salt Magazine

Interview: Liquid Salt Magazine

Liquid Salt Magazine interviewed me last week and posted it here. I have a good working relationship with a few online publications and I support what some of these brave new media pioneers are doing. This is a new frontier for everyone and we are all trying to figure this thing out together. I greatly Continue Reading

Inexpensive Photo Gifts

Inexpensive Photo Gifts

Last Christmas, photographer friend Joe Reifer created a great list of holiday gift ideas for photographers. He followed up again this year with a list of recommended books. This got me thinking about some cool cheap stuff that is photo related. Photography can be so expensive that it can put a beat down on your Continue Reading

Goodbye Mr. Penn

Goodbye Mr. Penn

Irving Penn (June 16, 1917–October 7, 2009) lived to be 92. photo by Irving Penn “Beautiful and boring,” wrote New Yorker magazine’s Janet Malcolm in a review of an exhibit of the butts at the Museum of Modern Art in 1975. “He considered himself a workman,” said photography historian Diana Edkins, a former curator of Continue Reading

Works On Wood: Art For Mattson Art Benefit

Works On Wood: Art For Mattson Art Benefit

click images below to enlarge Cowboy, Salinas, CA. 8″X 12″ mounted on wood. © Jay Watson Surfer 16 Kappa, HI. 12″X12″ mounted on wood © Jay Watson Above are two pieces I will be showing at Surfindian in San Diego on June 26th for the Mattson Family Art Benefit. News of the art show just Continue Reading

PDN’s Photographer’s Advice for Next President

PDN’s Photographer’s Advice for Next President

photo by: David Hume Kennerly, President Gerald Ford with George Harrison PDN asked 4 photographers to offer advice for the next president. Their comments offer insight on how the appointed White House photographer plays a role in not only creating historic records but also in shaping the public’s understanding of the President. Gerald Ford swimming Continue Reading

A Brief Photo History On Halloween

A Brief Photo History On Halloween

Halloween allows everyone to explore in the mysteries of the unknown, but photography has always been connected to the unknown. Unfortunately, the gods of science played tricks on the early pioneers who tried to master the process. Ask anyone with a camera if they can explain how it works and give them a treat if Continue Reading

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part II)

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part II)

Another young man in a hurry. Portrait of Justin Nambiar while on a magazine shoot in Oakland, CA. The identity of AYMIAH is my former assistant Justin Nambiar who is now on his own. See Part 1: Being a photographer’s assistant in Baltimore. Experience VS Emerging When the rent is due and it is time Continue Reading