In the Dark: 10 Tips for Street Night Photography

Much is spoken about photographing during the twilight hour, but what about after that? Night is my favorite time for street photography. Cityscapes are lit with a myriad of interesting and colorful light sources, such as lampposts, neon signs, store windows, car lights, and bare bulbs. People dress in their favorite outfits to go out. … Continue reading

Red Curtain Spoken Word

I’ve been meaning to record and upload my spoken word for awhile now and I finally stopped being lazy and did so. Below are just some of the pieces I’ve written and performed over the years. “The words of the mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a rushing stream.” – Proverbs … Continue reading

Garage Magazine Editor-In-Chief Dasha Zhukova Sits On A ‘Black Woman’ Chair In Shocking Editorial (UPDATE)

Claire Sulmers, the editor of FashionBombDaily.com, alerted us to the unfortunate feature and calls the image an example of “white dominance and superiority, articulated in a seemingly serene yet overtly degrading way.” We couldn’t agree more. Although the chair also comes in “white woman,” we can’t help but be filled with anger and frustration over the onslaught … Continue reading

Artist Turns Dance Moves Into Beautiful Charcoal Drawings

Heather Hansen, a contemporary performance artist and dancer in New Orleans, has come up with an elegant and creative way to capture her dancing motions on paper – she gets up-close and personal with a big piece of paper and some charcoal. For the performance aspect of her work, Hansen invites observers to watch her … Continue reading

The End Is Near for New York City’s World-Famous ‘Graffiti Mecca’

New York City is about to lose 5Pointz, quite possibly the largest collection of street art in the world.  For the past 20 years, a Queens factory owner has allowed artists to cover his building’s facade with colorful names, superheroes, monsters, zombies, and much more. This “graffiti mecca” is a top destination for visitors from around … Continue reading

Homeless Army vet is transformed, GQ-ready: Time-lapse video

Something as simple as a haircut can change your life. Just ask U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf. Click below for the full article. Vet Makeover (LA Times Magazine)   

Everyone’s Talking About What This Shy Photographer Did. When You See This, You’ll Understand Why.

A couple of years ago, Kyle Thompson became interested in photography. Unfortunately, his anxiety prevented him from talking to people, so he opted to experiment with self-portraits. He would spend hours, even days, walking alone through forests and exploring abandoned houses. He’s been to over 50 of them. After taking hundreds of photos, he posted some of … Continue reading

UCLA Has More NCAA Championships Than Black Male Freshmen

The black students at University of California, Los Angeles, sent a strong message about diversity at their school. Namely, the fact that there isn’t much when it comes to African-American males, a troubling fact for one of the state’s most elite institutions. A group of students, led by Sy Stokes, posted a video voicing their … Continue reading

How GQ Are You?

After AustinGottron showed us such fine examples of cold weather style, it only made sense that we ask him for some tips. Click through this slideshow How GQ Are You? for his tips and some examples of guys from #HGQRU? already living by Gottron’s rules. Take some notes, then test them out and upload your finest look to … Continue reading

Bruce Weber on the Intimacy of Portraiture

As Bruce Weber releases a new installment of his ‘All-American’ photo anthology and a box set of his films, he reflects on the intimacy of taking pictures. It’s a dying art, to be a character in the world today. People won’t let you into their apartment if they think you’re a character — something might … Continue reading