Just Listen: Portland Bridge

I don’t like heights. I walked across another bridge earlier in the day and literally felt like my insides were going to liquify. It’s not pretty. An unease that is so unique in my experience, but underneath I’m TOTALLY fine … Read More

The BackStory: Polynesian Performers

What happens when you fumble around in the total darkness with an old camera you have to look down at and through? This image actually. Thanks for asking. Tune in for more detail of just how this little moment came … Read More

Just Listen: Newport Beach

I really don’t enjoy photographing in Southern California, at least not compared to the majority of other places I travel, but when I do find myself with an urgent need to expose something I head to the pier. The pier … Read More

The BackStory: Mexican Matador

Welcome to the latest episode of The BackStory. This little beauty comes to you from the far reaches of Mexico. Puerto Vallarta to be exact. I was there doing one thing and ended up doing another. I found the bullfights. … Read More

The BackStory: Andy Irons

Hawaii is a truly unique place. Comprising Hawaii are the individual islands, and on those islands are the subcultures. Within those subcultures is surfing. Surf culture is global, but the North Shore of Oahu is considered the Mecca. I’ve been … Read More

Dispatches: Marc Silber

Marc Silber is a busy, busy man. He’s got his own production company, does a ton of motion, knows everything digital but still has the heartbeat of an M2 and TRI-X. I met Marc years ago when he interviewed me. … Read More

PRINT: Andrew Kaufman, My Ceylon

What you have here is a book based on a journal. First you need to travel to the location you so desire. Then you make your work. Then you make your journal. Then you design your journal book in the … Read More

JUST LISTEN: St. Thomas

It goes like this. Ship to line. Line to bus. Bus to destination. Fun. Destination to bus. Bus to line. Line to ship. More fun. The Tropics are so seductive. When you cut through the tourism angle you are left … Read More

Just Listen: What is Art? Paul Gero

Paul Gero is a long time friend. Photographer. Reformed journalist, but you can still see that life bubble up when he makes portraits and films. Sponsored by Sony now.

Dispatches: Ted Gogoll

I met Ted Gogoll in 1995 during my first longish trip to Latin America. Ted was living with the family next door. Recently he was paging back through his journals and came across his notes from the day we met. … Read More

JUST LISTEN: Somewhere in the Caribbean

Right outside my window. A rescue bird. The thick portal glass masks the rotor wash. Almost like I’ve lost my hearing. There is an elegance to the operation. It’s beautiful actually. And then, in the midst of a tourist minefield … Read More

JUST LISTEN: St. Thomas Overlook

The signs for the banana daiquiri started at least ten clicks out, at first just small blue and yellow hints, suggestions that there was perhaps a beverage on our immediate horizon. With each passing K the signs enlarged to mythic … Read More

JUST LISTEN: St. Maarten

This is what you think the Caribbean sounds like. Rightly so. Walking. Sandy and hot. Murals and more sand. I’m a black and white guy but sometimes the color is nice.Caribbean art work is explosive.

Just Listen: Jeff Frost on Art

The Wildman stopped by the house. I caught him in a reflective moment then ambushed him with the eternal question,”What is art?” He was game and gave a very interesting response.