Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 049

A rough week here in the states. But we can take our lumps and hopefully move on. Our underlying system of government is flawed. We need to fix it. Okay, now that we agree let’s get on with the savory … Read More

Create: Question and Answer 009

Nothing changed. Cameras, settings, location, and yet the focus is ALL OVER THE PLACE on this film. This is SO frustrating. No idea why this is happening. I finally got the exposure to remain constant by resetting everything in camera … Read More

Create: Making Sense of Me

I suck at landscape photography. My heart isn’t in it. My heart is the landscape, for sure, but not in the making of photographs depicting scenery. Why? Because even the best landscape photography pales in comparison to being there. So … Read More

Create: Just Make One

Just make one. As in books. This film was made for professional photographers who watch this channel if there are any. Many of us were brought up in a photo-culture that made us believe there was one way to make … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 048

Yesterday was embarrassing, true, but anyone surprised by the events of the day was simply not paying attention to the last four years. But I digress. This week we hit a wide range of topics of note. Boston police, monetization … Read More

Create: Q&A Episode 008

Let us not forget the reality that having the time to discuss photography and bookmaking is a complete luxury. A lot of folks on this planet of ours are simply trying to survive. Food, water, shelter. What f-stop never plays … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 047

You again? I know, can’t stay away. That is totally normal. Have I mentioned my tech woes? Well, get ready for a belly laugh because they continue. Silk, Time’s Person of the Year, Margins, writing for the web, and the … Read More

Create: Q&A Episode 007

Let us not forget the reality that having the time to discuss photography and bookmaking is a complete luxury. A lot of folks on this planet of ours are simply trying to survive. Food, water, shelter. What f-stop never plays … Read More

Create: Notes on Layouts, Episode 002

For the life of me, I can’t figure out why my exposure changes when the camera is set to manual. Yes, I am technologically challenged, but no matter. You will get the point. Notes on Layouts, Episode 002. I am working … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 046

Do you hate carob as much as I do? Well then, come on in. Settle in for a long ride. This week brings us views on the fleeing tech scum, my personal and near-perpetual tech woes, the border, filmmaking, Howard … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 045

Well hello again. A packed week of heroes, villains, and this and that. Let’s start with eWaste, fake news vs real, my new tech issues (hilarious) college football, Iran, potential sedition charges, films I love, the fall of boxing, and … Read More

Create: Everyday Expedition Episode 003

Journal Entry: December 5th, 2020 Bosque del Apache, New Mexico 26° My goal on this expedition was to photograph Sandhill cranes at their wintering grounds of Bosque del Apache in Southern New Mexico. The movie clip came via text message … Read More

Create: Response to a Young Photographer

Hey kids. I received an email from a budding young photographer asking about ideas, projects, and photography itself. Like George Bush Jr., I was a total mess until I was about forty, so anytime a young person reaches out I … Read More

Create: Books I Love, Telex Iran

One of my most memorable moments in photography was meeting Gilles Peress. This meeting came late in my career, but as you will see and hear, my initiation to Gilles and his work goes back to the very beginnings of … Read More

Create: iPhone 12, Buyer Beware (for now)

I cover this in my upcoming podcast but if you are considering upgrading to the iPhone 12 I would seriously consider waiting. I lease my phones and when I got the email I was eligible for the upgrade to iPhone … Read More

Create: Learning to See Winter

There are times when I try to do nothing. Just stop and stare. What is happing in my immediate vicinity? What am I missing? What can I learn? We now live in a location with four distinct seasons. And winter … Read More

Create: The Photographic Big Three

In my humble opinion. Yes, I’m just ONE guy with ONE opinion but when I look at the work that most inspires me, none of which is my own, I see consistencies in those frames and pages. Light, timing, and … Read More

Create: VanLife Episode 003

My brother-in-law cut my hair. He has no formal training. I have to temper my expectations. With very limited creative time I can sometimes trick myself into thinking I can do more than I actually can. This recent road trip … Read More