As noted, my switch to a medium format camera, and commitment to renting a small studio, pushed a lot of life out of my photography. More to the point, I was less successful in putting the spontaneity I found in street photography and other, more personal, social encounters into narrower and more mannered designs. But I also photographed PR parties, and worked regularly on the editorial staff of American PHOTO magazine; definitely in the swing of things, but all-in-all too busy to see what was missing.