Monthly Archives: March 2012

Open Darkroom

Went to the local community darkroom today to process some film. It’s encouraging how many public darkrooms there are where I live. The lab monitor said 4 people is a crowd… I was her only customer today. Working in the darkroom

Open Darkroom

Went to the local community darkroom today to process some film. It’s encouraging how many public darkrooms there are where I live. The lab monitor said 4 people is a crowd… I was her only customer today. Working in the darkroom

Holga Firsts

When I was in grad school we learned to control our exposures with the Zone System. We all had spot meters and medium to large format cameras. It was a fantastic time to learn how all the gear and materials

Holga Firsts

When I was in grad school we learned to control our exposures with the Zone System. We all had spot meters and medium to large format cameras. It was a fantastic time to learn how all the gear and materials

Turkey: Istanbul

In 2008 I decided I wanted to go to Istanbul. I did. I spent two weeks in Turkey visiting many well known and less known sites.  Moving through the country was not difficult because many places I visited were commonly

Turkey: Istanbul

In 2008 I decided I wanted to go to Istanbul. I did. I spent two weeks in Turkey visiting many well known and less known sites.  Moving through the country was not difficult because many places I visited were commonly

Rampart Range

Here is another image from Colorado at a campsite on Rampart Range. We pitched the tent and put the sleeping bags inside. It was too late to build a fire but to early for sleep. We passed the time with

Rampart Range

Here is another image from Colorado at a campsite on Rampart Range. We pitched the tent and put the sleeping bags inside. It was too late to build a fire but to early for sleep. We passed the time with

Eadweard Muybridge

Most students of photography learn about Eadweard Muybridge when they are studying motion and shutter speed. Imagine images of a horse and rider galloping in silhouette you are probably picturing Muybridge’s most famous images. His photographic studies of animal and

Eadweard Muybridge

Most students of photography learn about Eadweard Muybridge when they are studying motion and shutter speed. Imagine images of a horse and rider galloping in silhouette you are probably picturing Muybridge’s most famous images. His photographic studies of animal and

Breakfast with Harvey Carter

Someone I know just learned that his mentor and friend passed away. Harvey Carter died at 81 (or 83) years old and he leaves an amazing legacy. In 2009 I was in Colorado with that friend, Ashby Robertson, for some

Breakfast with Harvey Carter

Someone I know just learned that his mentor and friend passed away. Harvey Carter died at 81 (or 83) years old and he leaves an amazing legacy. In 2009 I was in Colorado with that friend, Ashby Robertson, for some

American Artifacts

These images bear witness to formerly vital goods and spaces that have been abandoned and left to decay.  The elements are familiar in scenes often noticed but rarely commemorated.  The moment captured by the camera was frozen years, possibly decades,

American Artifacts

These images bear witness to formerly vital goods and spaces that have been abandoned and left to decay.  The elements are familiar in scenes often noticed but rarely commemorated.  The moment captured by the camera was frozen years, possibly decades,