It's the journey, not the destination Mel Curtis's thoughts on a life in the world of photography

Especially in Europe

Oh about that Carter image. It was meant to be just a snap shot. Carter and I were roaming around in the damp autumn day and I was looking for images when I turned around and there he was, intently reading his tourist guide. I framed him up with the Eiffel Tower in the back […]

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The Leap of Faith Aspect

  Good to hear from you. I hope things, air quality wise are improving on your side of the planet. Seattle is just wet and more or less normal here. I have attached a contact sheet from my Il de France project. It is a look back at my time in France from 1997 to […]

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A Mysterious Roll of the Dice

Hey man, how are you doing? And yes, that image is reminiscent of my earlier work, probably because it is my earlier work. That angel was in a cemetery in Hannover, Germany and taken in the spring of 1999. I was shooting only film then, obviously, and still working with my usually stuff. Infrared film, […]

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