Creative: Letter from MTN

One of the most creative people I know. Michael Napper. Always an inspiration, and someone who has really pushed me to try new things, keep writing letters and even buy a minidisc recorder at one point. Talk about a genius! … Read More

Creative: Death Valley with Kodak TMAX 3200

This was my emulsion of choice for many years. I first learned about this film back in early 1990’s when I was a photojournalism student at the University of Texas. TRI-X was the most popular film, but I quickly fell … Read More

Creative: The Journal

This is how I use the FujiRoid. In some ways this work is actually the most important work I do, but consider this before you go judging. I don’t do ANYTHING with my photography. Haven’t for years, so not like … Read More

Creative: Teaching in Cuba

Cuban Juan Reyes teaching me about horses. Wyoming 1977. Juan is the “R” in MR Angus Ranch. As many of you know, I’m returning to the teaching realm with stops at The Palm Springs Photo Festival in May as well … Read More

Creative: Leica + TMZ, Why?

11×14, warm tone, 300g, photo rag As most of you know, I like my Fuji cameras. I really do. The first digital system I’ve enjoyed using. And I’ll keep using it. In fact I’m heading out this weekend, and I’m … Read More

Creative: Aeroglyphic, by Chloe Ferres

So in the time it took you to read this post Chloe Ferres has already done something to further distance herself from the rest of us, the mere mortals. I surely hope that someone out there is getting sick of … Read More

Creative: Teaching at Maine Media

More teaching? Yes. In fact, I’ve got THREE teaching opportunities coming up before the end of 2018. As many of you know, I’ve taken a break from teaching over the past few years, but was asked to return, mostly for … Read More

Creative: LACP Talk and Panel

Yep, I was front and public center yesterday, once again, in my role as Blurb Evangelist. This time at the Los Angeles Center for Photography in Hollywood. I love public speaking. Not entirely sure why, other than I’ve done it … Read More

Creative: Well, Me.

Thanks to my friend Larry for sending me this baby. Larry and I, and two friends from Uruguay, connected in Montevideo somewhere around the 2011, 2012, or 2013 timeframe. At least I think it was around that timeframe, which in … Read More

Creative: I’ll Be Back

You knew it was coming. So when my old bud Tim at Kodak called me on Friday night and asked “You want one of the first rolls of the new TMZ?” I answered “Yes.” Wet met in the lobby of … Read More

Adventure: Penn Museum

My last day in Philadelphia so I made a visit to the Penn Museum. The photography conference is over and I am talked out. It is cold here, and just a few short hours ago we were in the middle … Read More

Creative: Would you?

I have a question. Would you pay for the content on this site? Go ahead, take a minute to gather yourself. Take a deep breath. Be honest. My guess is no. The reason I ask is that I’m routinely questioned … Read More

Creative: Blurb Large Order Services

Blurb has been around for roughly a decade. Much has changed in that timeframe, including Blurb’s offering, which has added things like magazine, trade books and eBooks in addition to our photo-book standards. We’ve also added paper types, software options … Read More

Creative: Notes on Photography, Episode 4

El Mirage, California. If you have seen a car commercial in the last twenty years then you have most likely seen El Mirage Dry Lake near Los Angeles. It’s close, within striking distance for those Uber hip art directors who … Read More

Creative: Meat and Potatoes

Thanks to Joseph for stirring this post in my mind.(This is why I prefer a website over social.Real dialogue.) I wrote this several weeks ago. I want to talk about two things. Distraction and the nearly inexhaustible depth of quality … Read More

Creative: The Power of Peace

I’m a long way from finding peace. Make no bones about it. But things are changing, sliding slowly downhill, transmission in 4-low, wheels glazed over but spinning, digging. The front is starting to come around. Maybe. Finding peace has come … Read More

Creative: NoCal Coast

I wasn’t sure where to post this. Adventure or Creative? Take your pick because it straddles both. I slept in my truck, built a fire and walked remote and wrinkled pieces of Earth, but I also made images, used my … Read More