Creative: Adobe Max

So I went to Max, again. This is one of my favorite shows. Tech-heavy, but underneath it’s about art and the creative process. Many of us use software and hardware to get there, but what you do with these tools … Read More

Creative: Paper Mounts

Downtown. 5th and Broadway. Where old friends meet while new talk from the seat. Sun shards off the sealed frames from above. Class and metal but below is the rush of flesh. There are issues here, like the super-low tide … Read More

Los Angeles Journal

Los Angeles is indecisive. Summer is impatient but spring doesn’t want to give up control and reminds us with light rain and cloud. Downtown scrapers behind the veil. Traffic on high. A mobile phone gives the driver voice commands, but … Read More

Dispatches: Steve Nalepa

I met Steve Nalepa back in the early 1990’s. I was prowling the streets of Los Angeles as a Kodak rep and Steve was publishing art books. I can honestly say I was lucky to have met him. A Yale … Read More

Read: Los Angeles Photography Night

I hadn’t been out in years. Yes, I know. I live here. But I don’t go out much these days. Life with Lyme means sleep, but last night I went for it. My wife was hosting a major opening at … Read More

Read: Damn Reflections

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’m not a social person. You might have seen me in the flesh, in the field or perhaps you saw me present, give a workshop, teach a class. That’s not really me. … Read More

Dispatches: Frank Jackson

Frank Jackson is a Los Angeles based photographer known for his narrative stories and whimsical imagery. Frank works primarily in black and white and spends much of his time on the road exploring things that require time, patience and a … Read More

Dispatches: Clay Lipsky

Clay Lipsky is a visual artist and Emmy Award winning graphic designer based in Los Angeles who also serves as Art Director of the photo blog Lenscratch. He has applied his unique visual style across a variety of mediums, from … Read More

Just Listen: Downtown Los Angeles

Downtown Los Angeles is a wasteland of concrete and commerce. “Can’t help you man, this a big place,” a guy says as I try to find parking. This place isn’t meant for humans no matter how much marketing is applied. … Read More