Tim Soter… blog.

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Month: February, 2010

Me and james mercer.

I was listening to an interview with Broken Bells yesterday on Soundcheck on WNYC; Broken Bells is project comprised of James Mercer (lead singer of The Shins, above) and Danger Mouse.  I photographed The Shins for Rolling Stone a few years ago and had a fantastic goofy time.  Now I had people tell me I […]

snow day after.

Polaroid SX-70 Sonar (auto-focus disabled) and expired Time Zero film. These posted scans are references, the actual Polaroids have such subtlety, the palettes of the two are different in part due to the age of the film – you can scan this, rephotograph this or reproduce this but you will never be able to recreate […]

Soho invader.

A few photos from a job I shot for Adidas yesterday. This is also to let you know that I don’t sit in my lair all day over-intellectualizing and articulating the process – nothing’s more engaging than shooting!


I’ve slowly become somewhat obsessed by the ‘before and after’ corresponding to the birth of the internet and ultimately what boils down to analog vs. digital time periods.  Recently I found myself somewhat profoundly connecting with a scene from ‘Crocodile Dundee’ (1986) where the lead character finds himself trapped with the locals late at night […]