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February 10

February 10, 2012

This morning.
Polaroids taken with the Hasselblad / Polaroid back / Fuji fp-100c.

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I am honored to tell you that the guys at the excellent website One Eight Nine asked me a bunch of questions about my photography recently – and the feature interview was released today.

Click here to read the full interview at OEN.

Thanks to Daniel and team for the thoughtful questions and for asking me to be a part of this.
I hope you all enjoy it.

  1. February 10, 2012 2:22 pm

    Great images! The Polaroid gives a beautiful eerie effect to them.

  2. February 10, 2012 2:29 pm

    I love these SO much Brian. Can’t wait to hopefully see you in March!

  3. February 10, 2012 2:40 pm

    Always fantastic images.

  4. February 10, 2012 2:54 pm

    Love that top image. Reminds me of a still from an old 70’s horror movie, for some reason. Seems like you’ve been shooting a lot with the Polaroid back recently. I’m enjoying the outcome.

  5. February 10, 2012 3:09 pm

    number-form synesthesia huh? me too! it’s a very interesting thing.

  6. February 10, 2012 3:22 pm

    love how the top 2 have almost a noir feeling.
    great work.

  7. February 10, 2012 3:39 pm

    Love the jewel-y doorknobs.

  8. February 10, 2012 4:42 pm

    I’ll have to check out the interview. These are really stunning pictures, the light is fantastic.

  9. February 10, 2012 6:04 pm

    I enjoyed reading the interview, thanks for sharing it. Liked what you said about finding the extraordinary in the ordinary.

  10. mariano permalink
    February 10, 2012 6:58 pm

    Hi Brian, love you photos since always! i just think that your London photos has much more character or deepness than your States photos, i dont know, it is like the london light suites better on yours, (photos). Keep the good work, love your satrbucks photos anyway!

  11. February 10, 2012 7:07 pm

    Love the light and the intrigue!

  12. February 10, 2012 11:10 pm

    Brian, just the title of the interview is really something: “Interview with New York Based Photographer Brian W. Ferry” Like it very much.

  13. February 11, 2012 4:56 am

    Brian, really enjoyed the interview. Now knowing your previous career makes your new leap into photography all the more extraordinary. Best of luck with it all.
    I also noticed you said you were a fan of Jason Lowe’s food photography. Have you seen this book?

    Highly recommend it.

  14. February 11, 2012 6:10 am

    A sparkling knob and some coffee. Perfect mornings.

  15. February 11, 2012 9:45 am

    fabulous photos! so gentle…

  16. February 11, 2012 11:40 am

    this look like they could all be stills from a horror movie. i love them

  17. February 12, 2012 2:28 pm

    Hello from Copenhagen Brian. That was a great interview with OEN; my girlfriend and I (Indie Mom and the Reluctant Banker) have been long-time followers of your blog and we had no idea that you had been working as a lawyer up until your move into photography full-time. It makes your personal story even more brilliant. We wish you all the best with your new adventures.

  18. February 12, 2012 2:41 pm

    That third picture makes me think of a cozy morning, just spent drinking coffee or tea and relaxing. Kind of like what today has been.

  19. February 12, 2012 5:00 pm

    These images are awesome. Got to love polaroid backs!

  20. February 12, 2012 5:22 pm

    I like your saying about New York City being intense, ambiguous – for both feeding and suppressing the creativity – and the photo of Eggleston’s – “the mundane and the extraordinary existing together.” We often like things which are open to and have contradictory characters at the same time in the same spot.

  21. February 13, 2012 12:08 am

    Is that food-to-go sign in the last picture at Smith Canteen in Carroll Gardens?!?! Looks awfully familiar to me!

  22. February 13, 2012 1:43 pm

    love love love. enough said.

  23. February 13, 2012 5:35 pm

    You always catch the light so beautifully . . . .

  24. February 14, 2012 2:15 pm

    Cool and somehow spooky!

  25. February 15, 2012 1:06 pm

    wow…you are so talented…
    i once wanted to b photographer when i was young
    but soon i realized that i cant even click a nice picture from my phone …:)


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