Articles by Phillip Blancher


“Come as you are, stay as long as you can. We’re all family here, so no seating plan!” Weddings are stressful. I did not realize how stressful they are for photographers until I finally shot one myself. Every time I took a photo, I was worried that I’d screw it…

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This is one of the few photos I have from my time in high school. I hated the high school I went to so mysteriously (not!) many photos went in the trash post-grad. Taken in May 1994 from the Empire State Building, looking south. I was one of a few…

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Early mornings…

I do not understand what possesses grown adults to put a boat in the water before the crack of dawn to catch fish, let alone go into a competition with others to do so. All that effort just to weigh the fish, and then put them back in the water….

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