Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 029

What a week. Strange days indeed, but let me fill you in on the photography industry and the need to keep most people conformed and complacent. I retell three transitional periods in my life and the response from fellow photographers … Read More

Create: Books I Love, Episode 001

I thought I needed to undertake even MORE filmmaking adventures. My wife and I have a serious photobook collection and I thought it would be useful to share some of these beauties and also share why I think they are … Read More

Create: How to Make a Test Book

I’m sure there are people out there who are REALLY sick of me harping on about this idea. The idea of a test book. But here’s the flip side of that coin. Two more people reached out this week asking … Read More

Create: Finding Inspiration

It’s odd. Over the past decade, I’ve been asked numerous times how I find inspiration or how I stay inspired. I’ve always found these questions somewhat odd. I can’t ever remember a single moment in my life when I wasn’t … Read More

Create: YouTube Live Episode Three

I’ve been doing one YouTube Live per week. So far they have been entertaining and educational with folks turning in from all corners of the globe. That is perhaps what interests me the most about YouTube. Over sixty-percent of viewers … Read More

Create: YouTube Live Episode Two

Hey team. YouTube darling here. Trending. I’m better than everyone else. Wink, wink. So, seeing as so many folks are quarantined, and considering I was tasked with new work from work, I decided I needed to find a way to … Read More

Create: Life, Version Now

A funny thing keeps happening. Folks who are now quarantined are reaching out. That is not surprising. Many of these folks are new to quarantine. I am not. Sure, during normal times I can go when I please but I … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 028

Please listen until the second to last point, at least. The second to last point is the most important aspect of this episode, where I ask you for your opinion about how I could help improve life in New Mexico. … Read More

Create: Color for Mood

Most of my projects are black and white. But I also shoot color. Sometimes. And when people ask why I shoot black and white I tell them because it’s cool and so am I. Then they weep, mostly. On a … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 027

This is a good one, at least I think so. Lots to talk about. A missing hero, another tragic example of modern photography, my familiarity with antimalarial drugs, the city of Utrecht and their brilliant anti-car city as well as … Read More

Create: Print Don’t Lie

I should have known. I did know. But I didn’t want to know. YouTube is both a cool place and a terrifying little glimpse into the collective mindset of those who like to watch. I’m really glad I started making … Read More

Create: Guatemala Journal 1995

Guatemala was my first international trip as a photographer. If you don’t count crossing the border, which I had done many, many times prior to 1995. But Guate was my first trip where I went to make pictures. Sure, I … Read More

Create: The Still Life

This is why I like digital. I don’t love digital like I love film, might never, but that’s okay. I still like digital and that’s enough. I might not have ever shot this image on film. I won’t do anything … Read More

Create: My Favorite Subject

Enough about me, what do you think about me? My favorite subject, me, me, me. Now, in all honesty, I very, very rarely make pictures of myself. My generation pointed their cameras out into the world, not the other way … Read More

Create: Here and There

Up above. Laws of physics on display. Shape, sound, size, trajectory, gravity, inertia. The list goes on and on. Here and there. But for how long? A stoppage looms, at least it feels that way. A coyote sits on the … Read More

Create: The Days Before

We dropped south from France after a week at the Visa Pour L’Image Festival our souls soothed with the best of the best who frame the world through little squares and rectangles. Drop the car in Marseille and pick up … Read More

Create: For What It’s Worth Episode 025

A loaded lineup this week. New camera gear, the concept of hope, a brief touch on the virus situation, a few tales from my newspaper past and a variety of other morsels of critical data. What about the pros and … Read More