Racked by Krieger

I am in the blogging mood.

Truth be told, I’m sitting in a Manhattan courthouse fulfilling my civic duty to potentially serve on a jury. So it’s not much about being in the blogging mood as it is about sheer boredom. Last time I was called for jury duty was probably 2000, and the only major difference since then is the free WiFi in the building. Hooray!

What hasn’t changed:
– Diane Sawyer intro to jury duty video: check
– Comfortable looking, but ergonomically bad chairs: check
– The motley looking crew of my peers on the coldest day of the year: check

But I digress.

It’s times like these where you find yourself looking at stuff you don’t normally look at, and since those adult sites are blocked at the courthouse (I kid, I kid), I found myself perusing racked.com, which is part of a conglomerate of sites that report on different aspects of city life. Racked is a blog about shopping and fashion, but they’ve also tapped a photographer with whom I wasn’t familiar to do an on-going series of portraits on the street.

Daniel Krieger, who isn’t Daniel S. Krieger, also told me that if you need some one to shoot your wedding, please contact him.

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This is what I’m digging about the portraits:
– Very nice white balance
– Shallow depth-of-field
– Well-composed
– Natural light

What more could you ask for?

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Allen Murabayashi is the Chairman and co-founder of PhotoShelter.

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