Monthly Archives: August 2011

Moscow Never Sleeps

“At midnight the city is a brilliant grid of light that includes the gilded dome of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, the Stalinist horror of the Ukraine Hotel, and a dark loop of the Moscow River. Downstream the lights … Continue reading

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Photography, fear, film and inspiration…

The hardest thing for me about taking pictures is that I’m usually embarrassed to do it. It feels like intruding to take out my huge camera and poke it into people’s faces and daily lives. It’s especially intimidating in Russia … Continue reading

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Quiet Summer

Moscow summers are quiet. Temperatures go up, necklines plunge, cherries and peaches show up at the fruit stands, and the city empties as everyone heads out to their dachas, or summer vacations. It used to freak me out when the … Continue reading

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