Create: Classic Portrait

I’m older than I look. This is me in the 1800s, sitting with my old pal Toba a Denver based photography agent. We met back in the day while working for Kodak Professional. She from the mountainous regions and me … Read More

Create: Jesse Levine

So I gave a talk. It was a captive audience. They were winners and I had a chance to talk at them. A small but potent group. Filmmakers, photographers, writers. You know, creative types. From the far reaches of the … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 023

A great week. Here, politics, photography and a few stories that will hopefully make you laugh cry or ponder your own utility. What happened when someone mistook me for Brad Pitt? Why do we isolate the elderly and why do … Read More

Create: One for Another

From 1988 to 2010 I did one thing with my life: photography. That’s about it. There were slight forays into side projects, adventures, but very, very minimal attempts. I spent all those years studying photography, thinking about photography, practicing photography … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 022

What an interesting week we have had. Let’s talk about a new hero, the single most important thing you can do as a photographer, defense attorneys, the rewarding minefield of CBD and how I managed to secure my first Leica. … Read More

Create: In My Shoes

Okay, here you go. Nowhere to run to, nowhere to hide. You want to be a photographer? You want to understand? You want to post and reap the rewards? Well, get ready for the trauma that comes along. I’m in … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 021

Dear beloved readers. Welcome to my mind. This week we have a new hero that I imagine will resonate with all of you global thermonuclear war fans as well as hits on topics like street photography, YouTube pandering, my new … Read More

Create: How to Sell Out

I’m not proud of this moment but that’s me. There is no denying it. This is photographic evidence of just one of the MANY times I’ve sold out. The case in question dates back to the Southern California of the … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 020

Welcome back, my creative children. Happy to have you once again. Have I told you how much I love creating this podcast? First, I get to use all kinds of cool gear. And I love audio. I truly love it. … Read More

Create: Things I Wish I Knew

I’ve been remiss at posting the films I’m sending to Advancing Your Photography on YouTube. I think if most people knew what my life was actually like they would shake their head in both bewilderment and perhaps even a dusting … Read More

Create: Catchlight Fellowship

For those of you out there who are serious photographers, storytellers or journalists this is something you should know about. If I had my act together in any way, shape or form I would be applying for this myself. But, … Read More

Create: Yes, I’m Teaching a Workshop (s).

Hello friends, neighbors, and fellow human beings. The cat is out of the bag. After a multi-year break, I’ve committed to teaching once again. And it’s going to be good. ALBANIA x2. But before I begin to explain the how, … Read More

Create: Mack First Book Prize

Many, many years ago I entered a “first book,” prize. The open call brought submissions from around the globe with the idea being that one of us would land our “first book” deal. Books are a HUGE part of photography … Read More

Create: The Quiet and the Beautiful

I’ve seen a lot of Blurb books in my time. No surprise there. I’ve seen books do really well and I’ve seen others languish. I’ve seen books made by the famous, others by the infamous and others still by the … Read More

Create: Me, Me and More (and less) of Me

Want to know more about me? How about my opinion on things? Well, you have Gina Milicia to thank. She and I sat down half a world apart and had a little talk about all things photography and all things … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 019

Me again. Knocking off episodes like a college kid at nickel beer night. You should be impressed. This week we hit a new hero, we talk the life and death of Austin, binaural microphones, teaching workshops, the anti-tech movement, the … Read More

Create: Cold Lonesome

“There is a procession on the plaza. Do you want to go?” “Yes.” Cold seeps and curls around the edges of my body but my mind burns white-hot. Like a reflex this photography thing. I move as an individual in … Read More