Creative: Palm Springs Photo Festival, Day Three

And then depression set in. There have been brief moments during my “career” that I thought “Hey, I think I’m a decent photographer,” or moments when I thought “I think I just made something good.” But then I went to … 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: 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

Read: Pieces of White Shell

Warning. If you are someone with a love of the open spaces, of Native American culture, history and story then this book will consume you. But this is a quiet book. “Simple.” It gives you the recipe but then it’s … 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

Read: The Survival of the Bark Canoe

So, am I going to build a bark canoe? Probably not. Would I like to? Yes, I would actually. Working with my hands isn’t something I’ve done since my youth, and even then it was mostly manual labor jobs. But … Read More

Creative: Update from Mom

I sent this photograph to my mother and this is what came back. Unedited. (I’m lazy.) I think my first grade picture. There was no kindergarten. Miss Mosher was my teacher. I remember something disappeared from someones desk. Miss Mosher … Read More

Creative: August Self-Publishing Project, Chapter Eleven

Shot by a six-year-old first time photographer. “What’s your favorite animal?” “Horses.” “What’s your least favorite animal?” “Horses?” “What?” “You said that was your favorite animal?” “No, silly, I said SNAKES.” My afternoon with the six-year-old began. “Can I use … Read More

Dispatches: Douglas Kirkland

I’ve spent the bulk of my adult life in photography. Granted the last five years have been fringe, but prior to that I was stuck right smack dab in the middle of it. Over my life I’ve encountered a range … Read More

Read: Snapshots and Postcards

Well, it appears as if 2016 is upon us and it’s not going anywhere. I was thinking maybe the world would end,but I’m getting notices for tax season, so apparently we are all to carry on as usual. I’m home … Read More