A Proud Moment For Me…..

Back in 2016 I wrote a post titled "Once Proud". It talked about the loss of the glass industry in our area and the decaying plants left behind. In particular it spoke of the Wheaton Industries plant and attempts by friend, fellow photographer, and workshop leader, Tom Holding, of Thunderbolt Photographics and myself to gain... Continue Reading →

“The Vigil”

I've dabbled in all sorts of photography styles and subjects over the years. Each one has brought quite a bit of joy, and certainly has added to the skills that I'm fortunate to have developed. Landscape and scenic photography have their own challenges and force you to develop quite a bit of discipline, and patience... Continue Reading →

Losing Friends…..

Let's be clear. In this case we're not talking about old school buddies, or fellow workers. We're talking about photographic subjects. Yes, a photographic subject can become a friend of sorts. We've visited them many times, we know how they will look in different light. We see them change over time. They become a friend.... Continue Reading →

Not A Still Life Post…

Those that have followed my posts will know that during this isolation period I have been spending much time in my studio working on new still life images. I have been experimenting with new lighting techniques and attempting to grow my skills a bit. While these still life's have long been the major part of... Continue Reading →

Changing Times…..Changing Weather

  I have seldom, if ever, done a statement piece. For the most part my images are interpretations of a scene I have witnessed, or interpretations of thoughts that I have had. In effect, they are just nice pictures that I love to share. Let me take just a moment of your time to briefly... Continue Reading →

I still love black& white….

  Yes, it's true. There's still something about a good black and white that gets me a bit excited. Don't get me wrong, I still love a well composed and processed color image. The varying hues of red, blue, green, and yellow can be very dramatic in telling the story in many cases. Whether I... Continue Reading →

Found Images….Unexpected Gifts

Found images, what are they and why do I call them gifts? In my case it is probably helpful for you to understand my shooting style. I've talked about this before and many folks will still disagree with my methods. That's OK, it's just the way I approach my photography. In many cases, when I... Continue Reading →

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