I've been playing with Photoshop as a drawing tool, inspired by the autumn leaves on the poplars down by the river, where I take my dogs to play with a tennis ball most days.
Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus flows like automatic writing. Her eldest daughter, Doon, starts the ball rolling with personal memories, followed by narration from friend Mary Clare Costello, who re-speaks what Arbus said in classes that were taped by a student. The photographer's insights are compelling ... she used photography almost as a kind of therapy and the camera definitely as a tool to mediate her experience of the world, very much aware that every aspect of picture-making is subjective.
Diane Arbus used her camera for adventure, to take her
places far beyond her privileged upbringing