No Longer a Member

No Longer a Member

Does it mean I no longer exist? Featured Member, Mel Curtis Posted on August 8, 2013 Featured Photographer, Mel Curtis Name and business name: Mel Curtis / Mel Curtis Photographs. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio. Current residence: Seattle, Washington. url/phone: www.melcurtis.com / 206.323.1230. Number of years as a photographer: 33 years as a professional. Close to 40 since I first picked up a camera. Family, spouse, significant other, kids, pets,…
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

It is through my photographs that I am acutely aware of the passage of time. The photographic image fixes a place or moment and time stops. Until the next image alters that truth. Last summer I made an image such as this, and called it the perfect moment. And it was, then. But it was a fleeting moment, ephemeral and…
4 Dead in Ohio

4 Dead in Ohio

In the fall of 1981 I went to graduate school at Ohio University to study towards an MFA in photography. Since I considered myself as a newbie to photography, having studied and practiced graphic design in a former life, I was looking forward to filling the gaps of my photographic knowledge and perhaps become a  more proficient practitioner of the…
Perhaps I am insane

Perhaps I am insane

Or I just have too much time on my hands. It started with SAM and Jody’s request for new work.  I gave her 3 prints of Japanese Koi. One I had a print, 2 copies of it in fact. But when I went to look for them, they were hiding and not together either. Being a big prints, I have…