Caught Mid-Thought

Glorified Snapshots 1

Frederick Wiseman and Zipporah Wiseman, Cambridge, Mass., 1994

A photographer's body of work is likely to consist of professional assignments and pictures taken in off hours. The latter may be deliberate setups, or experiments for personal expression, or the simple capturing of the day to day. There are the places where one hangs out and the people one talks with. There is the company of good conversationalists, and so a gravitation to circumstances (a person, a situation) that invite a camera to eavesdrop. And if one opts for adventure over routine,