It's the journey, not the destination Mel Curtis's thoughts on a life in the world of photography

Beauty and the nature of decay

I keep meaning to call you to get together, but time seems to pass. I was even going to take you garden photo workshop back on the 8th. I thought it would be great to hang out with you and listen to a master gardener as well. I am sure it was a great day. […]

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Because it looks like Science

I have a field day in science labs. All kinds of beakers and test tubes and hand written notes and formulas on white boards and note pads. After the portrait session is over with the science guys, I get to make pretty pictures that say, important things happen here. Or not, maybe they are just […]

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Rome, a beginning and an end

From 2007 to 2011 I spent late August to early September in the very hot and muggy city of Rome. My mission was to teach photography to design students from the University of Washington. I tried to instill in them my love for the medium and encouraged them to explore the rich cultural landscape of […]

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