Monthly Archives: October 2013

That Time Lou Reed Told Me to Fuck Off | New York City Concert Photography

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On Friday afternoon, I picked Fel up from work and whisked her away to Lancaster, Pennsylvania for a romantic weekend punctuated by a B&B where our room was replete with deer paraphernalia; a sunrise hot air balloon ride over Amish country; and [possibly] too many roller coasters. Past that, we had no plans. So, on […]

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Throwback Thursday: Benny Blanco, 7/8/08 | New York City Portrait Photographer

Benny Blanco in Soho, NYC, 7/8/08, by Dese'Rae L. Stage

When I interviewed songwriter/producer Benny Blanco back in July 2008, he was 20 years old. At that point, he’d already worked with Spank Rock, Santogold, and Katy Perry. He’s come a long way since then, too. Though you may not immediately recognize his name, you definitely know his work. He’s either written or produced songs […]

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July Instagram Roundup Pt. III | Cambodia Travel Photography

July Instagram Roundup, Cambodia style

Here’s the final installation of the July Instagram Roundup. It’s only been a couple of months, but putting these together made me nostalgic. What’s interesting is that, before going over there, I thought it might be hard for me–and it was, for about five minutes. Admittedly, I lost my mind when I found out I […]

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July Instagram Roundup Pt. II | Cambodia Travel Photography

July Instagram Roundup, Cambodia style

The July Instagram Roundup is looking to come in three parts. Here’s the second installment: significantly darker in theme than the first. Descriptions below. 1. Buddhist string bracelets at the mass grave of 450 Cambodians, just a few feet away from the Killing Fields 2. Blessing bracelets at the Killing Tree 3. Photographs of Cambodians who […]

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