Creative: Vlog 0007

Fall travel..engage. I should have known. “Milnor, you can’t do this by yourself,” a filmmaker friend told me when he found out I was headed into the motion world. He knew that I knew that he was correct, but he … Read More

Creative: Vlog 0003

Yes, I’ve taken “test” out of the title, but make no mistake, I’m still feeling my way around. My life has taken on a new level of chaos at the moment. Personal, family-related issues, which I’ll spare you as well … Read More

Read: Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Two pages in and you know the author can tell a story and you are in for a good ride. Recommended by my friend Jack, a writer himself, so I knew this book wouldn’t disappoint. What is it about a … Read More

Creative: Photography Advice, Ignore Me

Thinking about joining the artillery club. Notice the Blurb blue Chucks people. Going the extra mile for all of you. At some point you have to ignore everyone, including me, if you want to put your work into the world. … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 32

Welcome to Central Texas. A place I’ve spent much time. This is from a project titled “Hunting for Food in a Store-Bought World.” Never published. Never seen really. Learned a lot. Got up before the sun. Aimed my trusty Leica. … Read More

Read: The Fool’s Progress

I’m sad that Edward Abbey is gone. I’d love to have this guy roaming the Earth and lending his perspective on things. Abbey was such a strange blend. He seemed to walk both sides of many situations, one of the … Read More

Read: The Great Fires

I don’t know ANYTHING about poetry. Nothing. Nada. However, at times it FEELS like maybe I write poetry. Not here on the website, only in my daily notebook. I never looked at it as poetry, just a stream on nonsense … Read More

Creative: The Leica File 31

Let me take you back to Sicily and tell you the backstory of how this image came about and what it inspired me to do. It involves an exotic loaner Leica, fear, three days of free time, an apartment in … Read More

Creative: Photography Advice, Let it Be

Doing some deep cover research. We live in a world consumed by rushing work to market, but as they say “speed kills.” Letting something be, like your photography, allows the work to marinate and allows for the work to become … Read More

Read: Thrive

I don’t read the Huffington Post. I never have. So I guess you could say I’m behind the Huffington Curve. It’s not that I have anything against the Post. I actually don’t know anything about it. I don’t read it … Read More

Sydney Journal One

I’m sitting in my upgraded hotel room starting to feel weird. I was in Europe for the past two weeks then flew home for a day and then flew to Sydney yesterday, or today, or this morning. I don’t even … Read More

The Ten Minute Book

I posted about this little book before, but I’m back in Australia, so this book was once again on my mind. This is a ten-minute book. From dreaming it up to uploading. Just for fun. Let the software do some … Read More

Read: The Spectator Bird

Man this guy can write. The photography world has it’s share of what we will call shenanigans when it comes to the elite telling everyone else what is good or bad, but photography doesn’t hold a candle to the literary … Read More

Inertia 240

Now I’ve really done it. I’ve made another sample. Maybe I went too far this time? Haven’t you ever wanted a 240-page magazine that is so thick and heavy it kinda feels like a book? I wanted one, so I … 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: Chasing the Scream

The War on Drugs is one of those things I find fascinating/depressing from a variety of angles. We’ve probably all been singed by it at some point. Family members, friends, friends of friends, caught up, locked down, shut out or … Read More

just make pictures zine No. 07

This is not the first time I’ve featured Michael Jarecki’s Zine on this site, and I’m hoping it won’t be the last. This thing looks SO good. And the photographs, well, they are good too. This issue, number 7, features … Read More

Read: Dead Wake

I know little about history. I make no claim otherwise. And even the things I THINK I know about, often times, turn out with different endings. But that’s okay. What other choice do I have? So I read. Trying to … Read More