Posts Tagged ‘Look3’

LOOK3 Guest Series: Blow Up

© Peter Earl McCollough

One of the things I love about street photography is going home and finding people, things and situations in my photos I didn’t notice initially. There’s almost always dirty looks, strange socks, pretty earrings, people arguing in the distance or, my favorite, people staring back at me with unease. When I come across these things [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Communicating the Incommunicable

© Peter Earl McCollough

As I try to evolve as both a person and an artist, I realize that one of the largest obstacles in my path is acceptance. I’ve come to realize that the way I’ve built photography around my life is perhaps not the best way. When I close my eyes and think of how photography looks, [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Developing a Symbiotic Relationship

© Peter Earl McCollough

Now that I’ve been using the M9 for several months, I’m growing accustomed to it in ways I didn’t expect. And since I’ve been using it exclusively for the past two months, I’ve developed a relationship with the camera that I’m excited about. The first six months of having the camera I was shooting assignments [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Refreshed and Inspired

© Peter Earl McCollough

In late May I drove from San Francisco to Charlottesville to attend the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. LOOK3, which is the festival that offered an award that began my relationship with Leica, is probably the most intimate and intense photo festival in America (For example, this year they coordinated the rare event of Sally [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Flailing Love Affair with Photography

© Peter Earl McCollough

I’ve always felt my relationship with photography had an element of tension, even hostility. I would be lying if I said I still love photography. It is not an entity I fully respect or am faithful to, in fact the two of us are constantly on the brink of abusing one another. When I was [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Visiting Los Angeles

Hollywood; © Peter McCollough

In the LOOK3 series Peter Earl McCollough is documenting his year working with the M9. You can read his posts here. I’ve always thought of America as the teenager of the world. And if you roll with that frame of thought, then Los Angeles would be comparable to the cool kid in high school that [...]

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LOOK3 Guest Series: Peter Earl McCollough Takes on Street Photography

© Peter Earl McCollough

This is the second guest post in the LOOK3 series in which Peter Earl McCollough documents his year working with the M9. You can read his first guest post published in January. The more I invest my energy and time into street photography, the more pronounced a certain question becomes. What is street photography? This is [...]

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Introducing Peter Earl McCollough: LOOK3 Guest Series

© Peter McCollough

Join us in following Peter Earl McCollough’s project as it unfolds this year with the M9, his first time using not only a Leica camera but also using manual focus. Peter is bringing us along this journey as he familiarizes himself with the camera, immerses himself in his work and lets the pieces unravel… This [...]

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