Photo Essay: Faces in the Dark
By Adam Gnade
Friday, February 19th, 2010

I’m no photographer by any means but I shoot enough photos for the stories I write that I’ve become interested in the accidents of the craft. Being an awful photographer I make a lot of mistakes. A lot of blurry images. A lot of misfires. And a lot of shots that come out black. But here’s the thing about black photos: Every once in a while, if you look close enough, there’s something there, a story in the midst of void. Look close…

BIO: Adam Gnade's (guh nah dee) work is released as a series of books and records that share characters and themes; the fiction writing continuing plot-lines left open by the self-described "talking songs" in an attempt to compile a vast, detailed, interconnected, personal history of contemporary American life. Check out recent writing here and songs here. Contact:

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