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: The Leica File 28

Yes, I just posted this on my Instagram feed. It got a few likes so I thought I’d give you the backstory. This project was one of the most enjoyable things I ever worked on. I think about Sicily all … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 27

From the plane window. Some people have done entire books on this view of the world, but for me this represents the rare plane bound image that might actually work. Normally my plane pics are useless reflections. Have a look, … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 25

If you haven’t been to the Palm Springs Photo Festival I just have ONE question for you. What are you waiting for? It’s a festival. Not a trade show, or geek fest, but a real festival about real photography. Projections, … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 24

Have a listen to the backstory that goes with this image and this series. Palermo, Paris, Tijuana and New York. All shot with Ze Leica. Poof I make a picture.

Creative: The Leica File 23

Morocco. The year 2000. An exploration. Thousands of k’s in a Fiat Uno with no air conditioning. Deserts, isolation, literature, friends and even an illness or two. Retreating from France. Landing in Rabat then aiming the tiny white hood into … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 22

You can’t go wrong in the desert near midday…… Add in a dry lake where there is nothing to block the light and you have magic. And it’s shot on Tmax 3200. A silver minefield of goodness. This was light … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 21

Wanna go behind the scenes in Del Mar? Okay, let’s go. Early morning warmups in the back stretch. High octane blood and thunder. Walking quietly, looking for something just above the average. That great invention, chain link, right up there … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 20

Okay, I’m back. It’s back. The Leica File. You asked for it. I’m making good on my promise. The truth. Haven’t used the Leica in ages. Haven’t used ANYTHING in ages, except for the x100T, but that’s just for work … Read More

Street Photography

Protest angling toward riot. Downtown Los Angles in front of Police Headquarters. As you know, I don’t consider myself a street photographer, but over the past few days I was thinking about something. I’ve spent a great deal of time … Read More

The Leica File: Nineteen

“Bikes up Guns down.” Somewhere near Little Haiti. When people ask me about photography I often speak about spacing. Spacing is the key to everything I attempt to do with a camera. I love the 50mm, and the 50 works … Read More

The Leica File: Eighteen

Drifting in the morning swell. The diesels have stopped. Your body, in tune with being on a boat, stirs when something starts or stops. I wake and right there is the rescue chopper stalled overhead. The portal glass is thick, … Read More

The Leica File: Seventeen

I met Phillip Vigil a few years ago during an art opening in Santa Fe. He is a self-taught, fourth-generation artist residing in New Mexico. He always had a love of art since he realized at a young age that … Read More