PRINT: NYC Street

This is one of the great ways to use print-on-demand. This person attended a workshop on the 23rd. They finished and ordered their book on the 24th.The book arrived on the 2nd. The video was made the next day. When … 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 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

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

Print: Eye Occupy by Garry Trinh

Garry Trinh is an artist who uses photography to make his point. I did an interview with Garry you can listen to here. Garry sees things that you and I don’t. It’s that simple. He is the nearly invisible type, … 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.

Dispatches: Garry Trinh

Garry Trinh goes to the same places that you and I go, but he sees very different things. “I work in photography, but I think like an artist,” is perhaps the quote that best sums up what Garry does. I … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco, Metal Gate

Kent and I doing what we do. Wander. Shoot. Record. The city seems endless when you work this way. No story, sometimes drawn by light or moments and other times by echoes, punctuations or announcements. We should be so fortunate … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco, Blue Angels

Fleet Week. Mixed emotions. Some vent their hate while others stand and marvel. What I take from this is the miracle of the machines and the skill of the pilots. I view from high above the city and my mind … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco, Jackhammer

A friend calls “Hey, a friend of a friend is having a party at the top of such and such a building.” I leave a seminar early to make it. These perspectives give you the real idea of what cities … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco, Drain

Water always makes for interesting work, both in stills and audio. There is something about shorelines and harbors that are near and dear to my heart. When traveling I find myself walking endless miles along these intersections of where our … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco Ventilation

Downtown areas are dead zones of crushed ambient, room-tone nothingness. Our brains teach us to block it out, but when you listen for it you just can’t believe how much noise there really is. Downtown San Francisco is no different.

Just Listen: San Francisco Sidewalk

San Francisco is such an interesting city, but a city you walk with your eyes open. I think you can tell a lot about a city by how many foreign tourists are there. When I ask foreigners about the United … Read More

Just Listen: San Francisco Marine

This image needs a little explanation. What tipped me to something going down was the sound of motorcycles, a lot of motorcycles. Turned out to be a police escort, full lockdown. Intersection blocked, my finger hits record and I begin … 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

Just Listen: Tree Shredding, New York

I walk in the green thinking about Lyme. I imagine it will be this way the rest of my life. New York is a such an interesting blend of concrete and green. Walled in by massive pillars of manmade “progress,” … Read More

Just Listen: New York Bus Stop

These shoes didn’t happen by accident. Nor did these pants or the rest of what you can’t see. Style. Bill Cunningham knows it, lives for it and has sealed it in for the rest of us. I’m just a guy, … Read More