All Mine

All Mine

 Ugh… deF’ingPressing!  No wonder Van Gogh cut off his ear before shooting himself. And he probably had to make his own frames from scratch! º_¿ I can’t really explain the need to make “art” and then the desire to share it in an unprofitable exhibition. But obviously there are many of us who do it. I can safely save that…
Going Nowhere in Particular

Going Nowhere in Particular

I am glad you like my little ferry image. Nice little back story to that one. I was fairly new to Seattle and not always busy with work. I was friends with a guy who was a free spirit and like me, loved to make photographs. We would do this thing he called space cruising. We would set a time…
The Nature of Obsession

The Nature of Obsession

Stuart, I got an interesting email Friday evening. It came from my contact form on my website, meaning someone had actually looked at my site. Most of the emails I get from there are bogus. Auto bots out to sell me web services. But every now and then there is a real inquiry about something. In this case, a guy…
My Great Escape

My Great Escape

The look of those images is the result of using infrared film. That was my look back then. A photographer friend referred to me as the Infrared King. It gives a very distinctive look. My website is full of infrared images. Love that stuff…hated that stuff. It was always unpredictable. And not for someone who wanted precise results. I loved…
My Dark Room Days Were Numbered

My Dark Room Days Were Numbered

Just before high end digital cameras came into being, most photographers got scanners to facilitate digital deliver to clients. For a while there service bureaus, remember those? Designers would take film there to be scanned as well as get other digital output stuff. The going rate for a 50meg scan was $50. Photographers said hey, we should be doing that…
That’s the Rabbit Hole I was Talking about

That’s the Rabbit Hole I was Talking about

Good luck with the new printer. I think yours has the same foot print as mine. And mine hides in a closet out of sight. I had the studio wired in such a way that the chords could sneak in from the wall inside of the closet. Makes it tidy that way. When I print large panoramics, I slide a…