Book Development Workshop – 1 day intensive using Zoom

Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) has just announced my one-day (teleconferencing) book development workshop on Saturday, July 18th, from 9am - 4pm (PST). Included is a small break for lunch and we will be using Zoom as our teleconferencing admin process for this virtual workshop while we all continue to shelter-in-place. A photographic book... Continue Reading →

Military munitions may be present…

At the start of this year everybody in my neighborhood received an ominous packet from the Department of the Army, Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The letter from the U.S. Army, as well as the enclosed pamphlet, were printed in both English as well as Spanish reminding everyone that we... Continue Reading →

Winter run off – Oso Creek

It was a sunny morning today, so with mask & hat in tote, I took my camera for a walk down in to Arroyo Trabuco, which is where the Oso Creek runs through, as it meanders down from the Angeles Forest and eventually into the Pacific Ocean. My purpose was to take a different photograph... Continue Reading →

Photo Creativity 101 – the 10-minute rule

Have you ever gone out to take photographs, whether to the beach, park, or just a walk around the block and come back and realize that for all that time you spent, you did not take one single photograph? You might be thinking you have photographers-block, similar to writers-block or artist-block; encountering a blank slate... Continue Reading →

Hope during a pandemic

I have been venturing out a little bit more recently; mask, hat and all. The weather here in Southern California has been beautiful recently, while this morning we had some coastal fog that did not burn off until about 10am. An ideal morning for taking my camera for a walk (regretfully we do not have... Continue Reading →

Selfie of a photographic artist

A homage to Molly McCall. While reviewing her Momento Vivere portfolio last year, she had created one image, Dissolved, that has really stayed with me. So while getting my eyes checked out earlier this year just as the pandemic was starting to break, I had to have this eye correction gear on to confirm that... Continue Reading →

Earth Day 2020

When thinking of Earth Day, the poetic photograph above as a metaphor for what Earth Day represents for me always seems to come to mind. This was captured in the spring of 2006 and has all of the elements of hope for an Earth Day narrative: trees budding representing a new life, running water as... Continue Reading →

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