Photo Blog by Dave Beckerman

Clam Sign – Montauk 1990

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Opening clams for a living can be dangerous on the hands and interfere with your piano technique. I’ve seen it happen where a would be Julliard student completely ruined their chances by ruining their fingers opening clams for a living.

Yosemite River – 1992

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Mamiya 6, Tmax 100.

The Street of Childhood Sorrows

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The Fourteenth Ward “To be born in the street means to wander all your life, to be free. It means accident and incident, drama, movement. It means above all dream. A harmony of irrelevant facts which gives to your wandering a metaphysical certitude. In the street you learn what human beings really are; otherwise, or […]

The Rest, Paris

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Let’s jump back to Paris for a few minutes. From first trip, 1991. Tbe financial district.

Yosemite Falls, 1992

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I was only there for a week. I see that I shot about 50 rolls with the Mamiya 6. Almost time to go and finish off France. Everywhere I turn, I find stacks of negatives.

Midnight Grand Central

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A long time ago. Pre 9/11. Pre-recession. First Night on New Year’s Eve. 12 Midnight. Grand Central.

An Old Movie Clip

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This was done a few years back with a crappy p/s camera. Now I’m in big trouble since my current camera (500d) can actually shoot high quality stuff). I have to be very careful to stay away from hitting that movie button or my time will be totally wasted.

Birch Trees – Near Flagstaff

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circa 1993. 4×5 View Camera. Tmax 100. Every time I process this shot I do it differently. It was on the way from Sedona, early morning, the puddle frozen with some glare, and I just remember the usual feeling of – do I really want to stop to shoot this. I often had this feeling […]

The Ballad of Brighton Beach

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Mamiya 6. Ilford 400 Delta Pro, circa 1994.