Stuart Graff at Taliesin

All photos (c) 2018 Mark Hertzberg

Most of my blog posts have photos of buildings, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, to be sure. This is a different kind of post. In June Jeff Goodman, Director of Marketing and Communication of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, assigned me to photograph Stuart Graff, the President and CEO of the Foundation, at Taliesin. I had two hours to decide how and where to photograph Stuart in the context of Wright’s home and studio in Spring Green. Stuart chose to wear the hat that has been recently fashioned in the style of Wright’s famous porkpie hat for some of the photos. Here are some of the results, presented in the order in which they were taken. Enjoy the photos, and let us know your favorite one(s) in the comments!

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7 thoughts on “Stuart Graff at Taliesin

  1. I vote for 3rd from the top with Mr. Graff standing in front of the fountain holding the hat. My reasons:
    – Good composition.
    – That style of hat does not work for everyone.
    – Don’t really like any of the photos with the coat buttoned.

  2. I like the closeup shot (2nd photo) and the shot of him in the Studio with mother’s portrait above and behind him. BTW, from everything I’ve read about (and by) him, I believe that the Foundation is now in very good hands!

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